Customer Service Advisor

Customer Service Advisor

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Public Sector

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £15.72 - 15.72 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jolie Jackson

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Customer service advisor (Repairs) 

Temp - Long term 

£15.72 umbrella Rate / per hour 

Start ASAP 

35 hours per week 

Hybrid role (Mixture of working from home and in the office)

Pitsea, Essex 


•           Training – full training provided for 3 weeks working 8am-3.30pm (this would be in the office).

•           Skills Required – The succesful canddiate will be working within the Customer Hub dealing with incoming emails & calls from Residents & Staff members with the occasional requirement to make outbound calls. The successful canddiate will need experience in this type of customer service.


Purpose of Role:

  • To be the first point of contact for all customers calling in on all aspects of the provision of services for all business streams, providing appropriate advice and information (either by telephone; email; web chat or in writing)
  • Dealing with the enquiries to maximise Right First Time resolution. Where the enquiry cannot be dealt with completely by the Customer Hub, to arrange appointments or pass work on to fieldworkers and other members of staff
  • To deliver a consistent level of customer service for their customers and deliver increased levels of customer satisfaction


Key Responsibilities:

Use in-house systems to log Housing Management enquiries such as:

  • Tenancy management enquires, such as reporting of ASB and Domestic Abuse and triaging the cases.
  • Take calls in relation to successions, mutual exchange, subletting reports and notification of death
  • Deal with estate service issues such as fly-tipping, abandoned vehicles, issues with cleaning and gardening contractors reporting all problems to the Neighbourhood Managers
  • Follow the complaints procedure and log all complaints appropriately
  • Deal with rent balance enquiries and take payments, set up and amend direct debits and take payments over the phone
  • To answer varied enquires from Leaseholders
  • To answer enquiries relating to Service Charges using the appropriate in-house IT systems to provide answers where possible. 


Skills/Experience required:

  • Experience of working in a housing management environment
  • Experience of using IT systems such as word, Excel, Outlook and internal CRM’s
  • Experience of providing a customer oriented service with a commitment to high standards of customer care and service delivery in an environment where customers may display aggressive behaviour.
  • Experience of providing services which rely heavily on the effective interaction of a number of different departments within an organization.
  • Willing and able to provide a positive and friendly first response to residents and other callers.
  • Able to deal calmly and effectively with distressed or aggrieved telephone callers and bringing the matter to a satisfactory conclusion.
  • Able to work as a member of a team but taking responsibility for seeing through to completion own actions.
  • Able to liaise effectively with other departments and sections to ensure that high standards of service delivery are maintained.
  • Able to take proactive action to prevent complaints from escalating.
  • Able to refuse a request in a manner that is acceptable to the customer and reflects high standards of customer care.
  • High standards of verbal and written communication skills ensuring all communication is clear, concise, comprehensible and free from jargon.
  • Have a commitment to high standards of service delivery and customer care.
  • Have a commitment to ensure problems are resolved promptly and brought to a satisfactory conclusion.


If you are interested in this job role or you are looking for a move please apply with your most updated CV and someone from the team will be in contact.

Jolie Jackson 

Build Recruitment Limited acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Build Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.