Lewes District and Eastbourne Borough Councils
Service Area: Service Delivery
Base: Lewes and/or Eastbourne Office
Title: Customer Advisor
Grade: Band C
Salary: £19,547 to £20,744 a year
Hours: 37 hours a week
Are you passionate about using your skills and expertise to deliver great customer service?
Our Customer Contact team provides the highest level of customer support for a wide range of council services via telephone, email, online, social media and face to face. As a Customer Advisor you will be the first point of contact for customers of the Council and will be a member of a fast paced, multi-skilled customer service team, proactively managing and resolving a wide range of customer requests, making a rapid assessment of the best next step and helping customers to get the help and support they need without having to tell their story again and again.
In this demanding role you will be a team player with good communication skills, personal resilience and experience of working within a fast paced customer service environment dealing with complex or sensitive enquiries. You will be confident in retrieving and interpreting information from computerised databases, dealing with customer enquiries over the telephone, email and face to face. Experience of using social media to respond to customers is desirable.
The successful candidate will either be based at Southover House, Southover Road, Lewes, BN7 1AB or at our Eastbourne office at 1 Grove Road, Eastbourne BN21 4TW; however you may be required to travel to either location depending on demand.
If you are interested in applying for the above role please complete an application via our Jobs Go Public website and no later than noon on Tuesday 15th October 2019. Interviews will be held on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd October.
Where no applications are received from those on the Redeployment Register the role will be released for general recruitment.
How to apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.