Customer Service Officer

Location
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Salary
£20,092 - £22,183 per annum pro rata
Posted
12 Jan 2021
Closes
18 Jan 2021
Job Type
Customer service
Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern
Flexible hours
Hours
Part-Time

TAMWORTH BOROUGH COUNCIL

CUSTOMER SERVICES

CUSTOMER SERVICE OFFICER  

£20,092 - £22,183 per annum pro rata

18.5 hours per week

including some weekends and evenings

Temporary contract for 12 months

Tamworth Borough Council’s customer service centre is at the heart of our council services and we are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual who would like to join our busy team at the Tamworth Tourist Information Centre.

Each day brings a different challenge; you will need to be a great team player and confident communicator.

Carrying out front line facing duties and customer contact via telephone or digital methods, such as web chat, email, and social media, you will take ownership for, and answer, a wide range of enquiries relating to council services, council tax, housing benefits, street scene, and tourist information, whilst signposting to partner agencies where necessary, to ensure that our customers receive excellent customer service.

Excellent customer service skills and computer literacy is essential as well as being able to embrace new ways of working and technologies whilst promoting our digital services and supporting our customers with their online journey. You will need the ability to work under pressure and deal with challenging situations in a sensitive manner using your own initiative. 

The authority offers an excellent employment package with flexible working, a non-contributory health scheme, Local Government pension scheme and generous holiday entitlement. 

Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, right to work in the UK check, and medical clearance.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Debra Lewis on 01827 709635 or email debra-lewis@tamworth.gov.uk.

For further information and to apply please visit our website www.tamworth.gov.uk or email recruitmentapps@tamworth.gov.uk.

Closing Date: Monday 18th January 2021

Late applications and/or CVs will not be accepted.  Agencies need not apply. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts.

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