New Year New Career - Collections Advisor Bolton

  • Location:

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Call & Contact Centre, Office Services, Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18653.95 - £19238.24 per annum + bonus and benefits

  • Contact:

    Louise Brophy

  • Contact email:

    louise.brophy@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/467896

  • Published:

    5 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-01-05

  • Startdate:

    January 2019

A fantastic opportunity to begin a new career in the new year! Start dates as soon as January and interviews being arranged throughout December. If you're looking to settle down in a permanent position in a company known for great staff satisfaction then apply today to find out more!

Job Title: Collections Advisor
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Call Centre and Customer Services
Location: Horwich, Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
Salary:

35 hours - £16,322.21 (Pre-Probation) £16,833.47 (Post Probation)

37.5 hours - £17,448.08 (Pre-Probation) £18,035.85 (Post Probation)

40 hours - £18,653.95 (Pre Probation) £19,238.24 (Post Probation)

Hours: Working between 8am - 9pm and 2 in every 6 Saturdays

Sick of working every weekend?
Are you passionate about Customer Service and helping people?
How about Free Parking?
Are you interested in progression opportunities?
Experience working for a reputable company?
Are you tired of selling? Is it time for a change?
Are you passionate about providing quality customer service?
Do you enjoy helping vulnerable customers?

Then this is the Customer Service job for you!


Collections Advisor: This is a permanent job with start dates throughout November and December.

As a Collections Advisor, we are looking for an individual who is passionate about delivering exceptional customer service and providing the right outcome for the customer. As this role is 100% phone based, you will need to be an excellent communicator, listener and have good questioning skills. This job can be complex and varied, providing a great opportunity for someone looking to enhance their customer service and collections skills further.


Role Overview: Your role will be to talk with customers about a wide range of banking, finance, insurance, utilities and retail products and services. The focus will be on having quality conversations with callers, via inbound and outbound calls and giving them the best possible experience. If you enjoy customer service and are motivated by making life easier for others, you'll enjoy working at our professional contact centre, where helping customers comes first.


Your day to day responsibilities will include:
* Taking inbound and making outbound calls from/to customers who may wish to make a payment off their account, or discuss payment plans
* Providing an empathetic service to a caller who may be in financial difficulty
* Asking effective questions to establish the callers financial situation
* Feeling comfortable asking questions around the callers financial difficulties
* Going through income and expenditure details with the caller
* Listening to callers needs and having the ability to think outside the box
* Dealing with vulnerable callers in a sensitive and professional manner
* Meeting all data protection and compliance standards
* Logging all details and case notes on the in-house system

You will work from a 6 week rota, Monday - Saturday. You will be required to work 2 Saturday's every 6 weeks and receive a rest day in the week if this is the case.


The training will be for 4 weeks and further support is available for up to 12 weeks - so if you don't have much experience with financial services and you will receive plenty of extra help if you need it!


For the position of Collections Advisor we are looking for the following experience:
* Ideally phone based customer service experience
* Ability to problem solve and take ownership of each customer query
* Excellent communication and listening skills
* A passion for customer service
* Exceptional soft skills and empathy
* Previous experience of delivering exceptional customer service

Excellent Benefits Package and Incentives, as follows:
* 23 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays) rising to 25 days (plus bank holidays) at 3 years' service, and 27 days (plus bank holidays) after 8 years' service
* Colleague retail & entertainment discount scheme - discounts at over 100 high street retailers
* Childcare voucher scheme
* Private medical insurance
* Employee assistance programme
* Life insurance
* Pension
* Long service awards
* Colleague of the month scheme
* Recommend a friend scheme
* Retail voucher rewards for going the extra mile
* Comprehensive induction training and on-going support
* Regular training and education to ensure you're always up to date
* Opportunities to study for a Modern Apprenticeship
* Closed on Bank Holidays


If you wish to apply for this role, please submit your CV online.
Successful applicants will be subject to a basic criminal record check and credit check before starting this role.

Keywords: Customer Service Advisor, Customer Service Executive, Customer Care Advisor, Inbound, Call Centre, Contact Centre, customer service, outbound, collections

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