Customer Services

  • Temporary
  • Islington
  • £ 21.00- £ 25.00 £ / Hour

BBS Recruitment is currently recruiting for a Customer Service Agent (Sc6) in a temp position for our client in Islington. The successful candidate should be a proactive and hardworking individual with prior experience within a role.

Primary Job Function a Customer Service Agent

· To put into practice the Council’s vision of a seamless local service delivery, by providing an administrative and customer service function supporting the Contact Centre.

· To provide a wide range of best in class services that reflects and meets the needs of the diverse local community and internal customers via all access channels; telephone, email/web, face to face and written correspondence.

· To process payment in and payments out of Contact Islington; ensure that timescales and performance target are achieved for both. To set up and issue Contact Islington invoices.

· To provide all services in a customer focused, courteous and efficient manner.

Duties and Responsibilities’ a Customer Service Agent

· To deal with complex enquiries across all access channels i.e., telephone, face-to-face, email and written correspondence in accordance with customer care strategies and corporate policy. To be sensitive to the needs of different customer groups, ensuring rapid and appropriate responses for customers who may be distressed, irate and aggressive, and including those with special needs.

· To deal with all customer interactions in a polite, friendly and efficient manner.

· To use the relevant technology systems to provide high quality accurate advice.

· To be readily identifiable as a Contact Islington agent. To always comply with the dress code and/or to wear the uniform provided.

· To work shift patterns within designated Contact Islington operational hours including evening and weekend working.

· To maintain records and produce statistics where necessary.

· To correctly handle in-coming post and link correspondence with existing files and to register applications for financial assistance from customers on the Corporate CRM within agreed timescales.

· To monitor personal performance in terms of agreed personal work targets.

· To comply with the Council’s policies and procedures and ensure the confidentiality of customer information.

· To attend training relevant to the purpose of the role.

· To carry out other duties which are in line with the purpose and grade of the post.

· To be an effective and productive member of a front line, customer focused team, contributing to meetings, team building, and continuous improvement.

· To handle, process, and record payments by cash, cheque and credit cards.

· To encourage customers to use all the facilities provided in the service and assist them in accessing information and services. To ensure that queues are effectively monitored and customer waiting times meet set performance standards.

· Ensure all customer details are identified and recorded accurately on the relevant computer systems. · To work to a consistently high standard, and on own initiative, complying with systems developed to demonstrate quality, including external assessment and customer feedback.

· To contribute to reviews of working practices and readily adopt new ways of working.

Other Requirements

2 Years References



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