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Customer Service Advisor
  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: NS/22/211775
  • Published: Fri 16/09/2022, 13:31 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 25/09/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £22,571 - £24,920
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Wirral, Merseyside

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Customer Service Advisor

There has never been a more exciting time to join Wirral Council. We’ve got ambitious targets to meet and to achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are ready to deliver the very best for our communities and show how they can #BeTheDifference. Our vision is to secure the best possible future for our residents, defined by the community prosperity we create and supported by our excellent people and services. If you strive to #BeTheDifference and want to be at the heart of our change and improvement journey, then this could be the perfect job for you.

About the role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in the council's fast paced Customer Services Department. The post holder will provide advice and assistance to the public on a wide range of Council Departments, Services and signpost to Partner Organisations both in a face-to-face environment and over the telephone. 
The role involves supporting Wirral residents across a network of multiple sites and over the telephone for a variety of council services.

About the candidate:

Proven experience of giving information/advice on complex welfare/and or public service issues is essential. Also, proven experience of working in a demanding customer service role dealing with the public on a day-to-day basis in the appropriate areas. To be able to work flexibly in a demanding environment in a positive and productive manner and to have good interpersonal skills. Must also be competent in working with ICT.  The ability to work outside normal office hours and work at multiple sites is essential. 

Should you wish to discuss informally, please contact Alex Chadwick on email alexchadwick@wirral.gov.uk or Karen Lindop on karenlindop@wirral.gov.uk

Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.

Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

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