Customer Service Representative

  • Location
    Manchester, Manchester
  • Category
    Customer Service - Customer Service Advisor
  • Contract Type
    Temporary contract
  • Salary
  • OrganizationType

£11.33 per hour

36 hours per week (Monday-Friday)

Hybrid working

Minimum 6-month contract

Full training provided

Manchester city centre

We are currently recruiting for Inbound Customer Service Advisers to join a public-sector organisation in the city centre of Manchester. These roles will be guaranteed for 6 months on a temporary basis, but do have the potential for extension to contract or for you to apply for permanent roles within this organisation.

The customer service and administration team deal with a high volume of telephone and email queries daily, so the main purpose of this role is to provide outstanding customer service both oral and written in line with company guidelines.

Location: Very centrally located with access to all public transport links and local amenities.

Roles will be a mixture of office and home working and full IT equipment will be provided. Working days are Monday - Friday, between the hours of 8:00AM-6:00PM, 36 hours per week.

These roles are due to start as soon as possible, therefore you must be available to start at relatively short notice. Successful candidates are subject to a 3-year reference clearance and a Standard DBS check, thus you must be able to provide a full reference history and up to date proofs of address/identification.

The main duties of the role are as follows:

  • Provide a high quality of service to internal and external customers

  • Understand and complete processes in accordance with guidelines

  • Use several IT systems to record information and complete tasks accurately

  • Meet and exceed agreed KPIs

  • Handle a high volume or telephone and email enquiries adhering to company standards

  • Manage a caseload of your own cases

Person Specification:

  • Candidates for this role will have strong customer service experience, ideally within a contact centre environment, however all areas of customer service will be considered.

  • Experience of meeting/exceeding KPIs/targets is essential.

  • You will be highly personable and will be able to engage with customers on the phone in a friendly, empathetic, and professional manner.

  • You will be happy to take ownership of queries and problems and ensure that these are followed through to resolution.

  • Strong IT skills are a must as is the ability to pick up new systems and procedures quickly.

Job Benefits:

29 days' holiday increasing to 40.5 days after 12 weeks temping (inclusive of bank holidays)
Work/life balance - only a 36-hour week
Hybrid working with I.T equipment provided
Great career prospects within a well-established organisation
Full paid on the job training by dedicated trainers

If you are interested and meet the above criteria, please apply OR send your CV ASAP to Due to the high volume of CVs, we are currently receiving we are unable to reply to each application. If you have not heard from us within 5 days, then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Emmy Weatherill