Technical Claims Handler

  • Location:

    Tonbridge, Kent

  • Sector:

    Financial Services, Insurance

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    £19000.00 - £25000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jordan Ward

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    22/11/2019 10:24:21

Claims Handler Tonbridge Permanent Full Time £19,000 - £25,000 Depending on experience

Do you have tact and assertiveness?
Have the ability to deal with sensitive situations?
Experienced within Customer Service, Insurance & Claims Handling Experience?

The Company:

A well established insurance company looking for motivated friendly staff; you will be the face/voice of the company as a first point of contact for all policyholders across multiple insurance products.

The Role:

To provide world class, full lifecycle claims handling and to act as the primary customer contact in managing a portfolio of Subsidence claims.

Key Accountabilities

* Advising policyholders on general queries and insurance claims issues for subsidence and underground pipes claims
* Building policyholder confidence by developing rapport through effective communication.
* Validating each claim against policy coverage.
* Taking a methodical approach to each claim and working through the processes with each policyholder
* Requesting and gathering documents and information from customers such as receipts, photographs or accident reports and storing them on the claim file.
* Arranging for payment to be made within authority levels.
* Managing a portfolio of claims through prioritising by individual circumstances from set up to settlement.
* Liaising between internal teams, third party suppliers and policy holders, ensuring that all are updated to ensure the smooth and timely progression of claims.
* Performance of basic fraud checks, and escalating any fraud alerts or suspicious circumstances to the Counter Fraud team.
* Managing multiple activities by prioritising important and urgent tasks whilst maintaining the focus on the policyholder.
* Negotiating settlement of claims both verbally and in writing.
* Assisting with overflow calls during peak times where necessary.
* Constantly seeking improvements in how we deliver excellent customer service.
* Ensuring that SLA's and KPI's are met and maintained consistently.
* To continuously demonstrate the company values and embody this through all work practices
* Provide input to the development of the business including system, process and supplier management
* To undertake any individual or team task or activity reasonably requested.

Ideally you will have:

* Experience working within Insurance ideally claims
* Have knowledge of the building repair process
* Excellent communication skills with very strong active listening skills
* Empathy and understanding

Apply now to find out more!!

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