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Customer Support Representative

  • Location:

    Bedworth, Warwickshire

  • Sector:

    Contact Centre, Customer Service

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £15080 - £21937 per annum

  • Contact:

    Domestic and General

  • Contact email:

    Geraldine.McCaughey@brookstreet.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    PRCSR01_1611581818

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    27/01/2021

Job Description

Customer Support Representative

Location: Bedworth

Salary: £15,080 - £21,937 incl bonus

HOMEWORKING but must be based within commutable distance to Bedworth Town Centre.

Are you on the lookout for a new position that offers remote working? Do you want to work for a company that supports work life balance? If so, we may have the opportunity you have been looking for.

Here at Domestic & General our priority has been to support our employees through the recent challenges COVID-19 has presented, whilst still providing an excellent service journey for our customers. We are now excited to be recruiting our next Customer Support Advisor intake within our Product Replacement department, that will initially be fully home based. We have changed how we recruit and onboard, so your journey with us will now be fully virtual, giving you the flexibility but still the full engaging experience that you deserve.

About the Role

As a Product Replacement Customer Support Representative, you will be the final point of contact for customers with domestic appliances that have been written off. You will provide excellent customer service and give added peace of mind by replacing their broken-down appliance in a timely, hassle free manner.

Please note that this role will be home based initially, with the potential for a mix of office and home-based working in the future. You will therefore need to live within a commutable distance, from our office in the Bedworth Town Centre.

This department has flexible shift patterns based on either a 30hr or 37.5hr contract, between the opening hours below. The Recruitment team will be happy to discuss these in more detail should you be shortlisted for telephone interview.

  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 17:00

We will take care of providing the equipment you need before you start, but you must have broadband access.

About You

  • You will have proven experience in a home-based position or a similar role where you have worked autonomously. Previous targeted customer service experience is a must.
  • You have a passion to deliver first-class customer service.
  • You thrive on beating and exceeding targets - but you will always make sure that the customer's interests come first.
  • You understand the customer's perspective and have a natural ability to build a strong rapport and demonstrate empathy when needed through your excellent communication skills.
  • You are a confident multi-tasker who can hit multiple targets whilst being resilient and show a great team spirit!

Salary & Bonuses

  • A highly competitive £15,080 - £18,850 starting salary with a pay increase after six months to £16,685 (based on 30hrs per week) or £20,857 (based on 37.5hrs per week)
  • Bonus earning potential of up to £1,080 per annum, earned through excellent customer service and call quality
  • For all our Agents, we ensure the salary and bonus opportunity are balanced and for our highest performing Agents there is an opportunity to earn higher rates of salary and additional bonus based on performance

Our Benefits

  • Comprehensive training with clearly defined career progression opportunities
  • Regular incentives with amazing prizes to be won
  • Annual leave - 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays) with an annual option to buy up to 5 additional days of annual leave
  • Health cash plan - employer funded cover to enable you to claim money back on essential healthcare costs, including dental, optical, physiotherapy and many more. Cover also includes unlimited access to a 24/7 virtual GP service
  • Pension scheme - matched employer contributions up to 5% of basic salary
  • Life assurance - employer funded cover of 4x basic salary
  • Dedicated online benefit portal offering access to saving and lending facilities, financial wellbeing and support services:
    • Salary Finance - access to savings and borrowing through payroll
    • Car Leasing - access to a carbon neutral salary sacrifice car leasing scheme, with an all-inclusive monthly cost covering all charge, taxes, insurance, repairs and maintenance on a range of brand new vehicles
    • Travel Loans - interest free loans to help spread the cost of annual travel tickets
    • Cycle to Work - tax efficient bike and cycling equipment worth up to £1,000
  • Health & Wellbeing - discounted gym membership, online virtual workout sessions, online culinary classes
  • Employee Assistance Programme - specialist advice and support on issues such as finance, relationships, illness and family issues
  • Free Domestic & General protection plan - one free plan each year with access to discounted rates of up to 50% on additional plans, including referrals for family and friends
  • Employee discounts - access to discounted Sky TV and broadband packages, together with a range of discounts for 100s of online and high street retailers

Training Schedule

We offer a fantastic virtual training experience over an 8-day period. Please ensure you can commit to 8 days full time virtual training before you apply.

Your training will provide a rich blend of learning from our L&D team, as well as some independent e-learning, and self-reflection. You'll start off finding out about Domestic & General's successful history and our future vision, whilst at the same time getting to know your new colleagues! You'll also be call listening to some of our customer calls to see what makes a great customer experience, as well as perfecting your sales ability. All systems training will be covered so you are confident working independently at home.

About Us

We are Domestic & General, a proud partner to leading manufacturer and retail brands worldwide, taking the worry out of appliance breakdowns for almost 9 million customers in the UK.

We are looking for skilled sales professionals dedicated to putting customers at the heart of what we do. We have a five-year plan to transform the way we work, serve our customers and take care of our colleagues - and you can help make it happen.

Immediate interviews available, to start in March. Apply today to find out more.

Domestic & General is an equal opportunities employer, which means we treat people fairly. We welcome applications from all suitably skilled persons regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, ethnic background, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or marital/family status. Please note that we have a thorough referencing process, which includes credit and criminal record checks.

Domestic & General work in trusted partnership and are supported by Brook Street (UK) Limited, with the recruitment process for our contact centre agents. Information collected from you in relation to your application, will be accessed by Brook Street under a strict duty of confidentiality and Brook Street will be in direct contact with you in relation to any application made.

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