Staffordshire County Council

Customer Service Assistant

Stafford, Staffordshire
£19,650 - £20,043.00 per annum
26 Jul 2022
12 Aug 2022
Job Ref
Job Type
Customer service
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

Customer Service Assistant

Salary:  £19,650 - £20,043.00 per annum

37 Hours per week – Fixed term until 31 March 2023

We are a people business – excellent customer insight and experience needs to be at the heart of everything we do. Customers today have high expectations; their experience of using council services should not be second rate. We aim to meet customer needs by giving consistent information, advice and support at their convenience. Our customer model is built on the following principles

• A service that offers ease of access and intuitive navigation

• Consistent and high-quality contact management

• A service driven by customer insight and demand analysis

• A service that is delivered through appropriate delivery channels

• A service which has resilience and scale

• A service that is efficiently delivered

This role will include being ready to respond to any outbreaks of COVID where necessary, including speaking to confirmed cases of COVID-19 via the telephone and tracing possible contacts during their infectious period. The role will also include supporting other departments, which will involve speaking to customers via telephone supporting with general enquiries, inputting data onto specific systems and sharing data with relevant departments. No previous experience is required however previous experience working in a call centre would be advantageous.

The role will include working between the hours of 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday and weekend work on rotation between the hours of 10am and 4pm.


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Closing Date:  Friday 12th August 2022

Interview Date:   You must be available for virtual interview on Thursday 18th August 2022 or Friday 29th July 2022

Please ensure you are available for interview on these dates as alternative dates cannot be offered.

For more information about the role please contact: Sharon Oscar via email at

Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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