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Customer Account Advisor, Horsham - PERMANENT

  • Job reference: SJP077
  • Location: West Sussex
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Customer Service
Job description: Customer Account Advisor, Horsham - PERMANENT

I am currently recruiting for 5 Customer Account Advisor's based in Horsham. These are full time permanent positions working 35 hours a week on a shift pattern basis. The salary is Circa £23,000.

We operate a rotating shift pattern so shifts will vary between:
08:00am and 04:00pm
12:00pm and 08:00pm
This will also include 2 in 6 Saturdays working 08:45am until 01:00pm.

The main purpose of the role is to work with customers to collect and recover income/debt for all tenures ensuring that arrears are minimised whilst providing excellent customer service and maximising the Group's income.

We are looking for a candidate that has experience of :

*Identifying opportunities to maximise the Group income by offering welfare benefit and money advice service
*Working collaboratively with other areas of the business to ensure that opportunities for the collection of debt are maximised
*Managing all customer debt including current arrears, former tenant arrears and sundry debts, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and best practice.
*Excellent customer service

You will be…

*Committed to putting customers first
*Confident in communicating with a diverse customer group
*Pro-active in contacting customers to talk about debts and money
*Able to use negotiation and persuasion skills to engage with our customers
*Focused and driven to achieve the best outcomes for our customers and the business
*Able to prioritise a varying workload
*Happy to act on your own initiative and not afraid to make decisions that will affect our customers
*Able to provide empathy and support to our customers when necessary

What we'll offer you

*A salary of circa £23,000 per annum
*Opportunity to learn and develop within a supportive team
*Great holidays - 23 days, plus public holidays. We also close between Christmas and New Year, so you get another 3 days bonus!
*The ability to buy extra leave and discount cards
*Employee referral scheme
*A great pension scheme
*Cash claim-back on medical treatments
*Discounted rates on a cycle scheme, personal medical plans, life assurance, give as you earn, childcare vouchers, critical illness and travel insurance

Please note, if you are successful following an interview, you will need to be available to attend an induction period when you start with us commencing on either Monday 23rd October or Monday 20th November 2017. In order for us to provide the best and most informative on-boarding experience for you, you must be available to start with us on one of these dates. With the induction being tailored to this role, we are unable to offer any alternative start dates at this time. This may be something you will need to consider should you have a notice period.

If you are interested please contact Sam at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 966 or samantha.park@servicecare.org.uk