Customer Care Agent

Sunderland SR1, UK

Job Type

Full-time, Permanent

About the Role

1. Ensure that incoming telephone calls are answered in a timely manner and that responses are in line with company guidelines and procedures.
2. Calling customers that have completed the enquiry form on our website to assess their suitability for a range of support services
3. Be confident in answering all queries and being professional at all times.
4. Undertake subsequent administration tasks until the customers referral is complete.
5. Maintain records of all calls and actions undertaken on our CRM system.
6. Maintain awareness of personal performance and identify and implement measures to improve including responding to coaching and feedback provided
7. Manage time effectively to maximise availability to make calls
8. Supporting other team members
9. To do all such other things which are, in the reasonable opinion of Eco Simplified, ancillary, necessary or conductive to the role and responsibilities outlined above

Requirements

Experience

Ideally, you should have experience working in a Call Centre or an Office environment where you have demonstrated your professionalism through managing your time effectively, being highly organised, able to prioritise your workload and worked within a team and under your own initiative.

This role would suit someone who is looking to develop in a fast-paced, growing organisation with opportunities for development across business areas.


Personal Qualities

To be successful in this role you will need to be professional, enthusiastic and energetic – we operate in a fast-moving environment and no two days are the same. Our team are hard workers and are not afraid to get involved and help as necessary.

  • Excellent communication skills, should be confident and clear with both verbal and written communication.

  • Excellent Listening Skills

  • Highly organised

  • The ability to work effectively within a team and on their own initiative

  • Time management and organisational skills, including the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

  • Attention to detail

  • Analytical skills, including the ability to understand and assimilate data quickly

  • IT literacy


Benefits include:

  • Living wage accredited company

  • City Centre Location

  • Free Parking (once passed probation)

  • Ability to work 2 days a week from home (once passed probation)

  • Casual Dress

  • Access to our rewards app

  • Access to free and confidential mental health support

  • Dog friendly office

  • Able to buy additional annual leave

  • Flexible working available


Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £20,800.00 per year


Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Sunderland, SR1 1NW: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Education:

  • GCSE or equivalent (preferred)

Experience:

  • customer service: 2 years (preferred)

About the Company

Eco Simplified offer access to a range of funding & support to vulnerable people and we are pleased to be offering a new position of Customer Care Agent.

We receive referrals from web enquires, details passed from our partners and from phone enquiries. You will be assessing each persons needs for the different grants and support available and either making referrals or supporting with applications.

Full training will be given.