Contact Centre Advisor

Full Time
Salary: £20.00 per hour
Location: Westminster, London
Sectors:Professional Services

Contact Centre Advisor
Start date: ASAP
This role will be office based in 64 Victoria Street SW1E 6QP
Days- Monday- Friday
Hours- 8:48 -17:00

AKTON Recruitment is working closely with the local authorities and we are looking for a Contact Centre Advisor int hew Westminster area. We need someone with good emotional intelligence who has strong admin experience working in social services. Needs to be safeguarding aware and have experience of working with vulnerable adults. Will need a Enhanced DBS.

Responsibilities will include:

* Be the first point of contact for customers making requests or enquiries through a variety of channels. (phone, email ,social media, f2f )
* Present an empathetic approach to supporting customers with support needs.
* Have a focus on delivering suitable outcomes for customer enquiries focusing on swift resolutions.
* Answering inbound calls within Service level agreement
* Experience in making outbound calls to customers maintaining the highest standard of customer care.
* Responsible for managing correspondence via CRM and various databases ensuring they are administered correctly providing accurate statistical returns.
* Monitoring consistency and accuracy across the team and ensure acknowledgements and correspondence are dispatched within corporate timescales.
* Raising safeguarding issues for vulnerable customers.
* Admin tasks associated with the return of paper and online forms
* Cross referencing information from the form with information currently held on CRM.
* Data entry of forms where matching has failed.
* Adding Vulnerability and Reasonable Adjustments based on what is told.
* Raising safeguarding issues to the contact centre manager
* Working through a queue of work, making referrals and closing completed tasks
* Highlighting upload issues - when data is showing incorrectly and keeping an audit trail of this
* Contribute to achieving contact centre targets and service levels, focusing on customer wait times, call quality, customer satisfaction and first-time resolution

Knowledge, skills, and experience

* Ability to prioritise own workload with high standard of organisational skills.
* Able to collect and present data clearly.
* Empathetic approach to the needs of the customer ensuring they receive a high standard of customer care.
* Ability to use CRM, and strong knowledge of IT software packages including Excel
* Quick and accurate data entry
* Contact centre experience.
* Housing experience (desirable)