Customer Service Advisor

Customer Service Advisor Ayr, Scotland

Full Time Ayr, Scotland 23500 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Customer Service Advisor
Salary - £23,500 per annum plus excellent benefits including: Private Medical Care including GP services, Life assurance covering x8 times basic salary, Pension Contribution up to 12%, 25 days holiday allowance plus bank holidays, with the option of buying or selling 5 days per year, plus many more benefits

Shift - 35hrs per week, rotating between 7am-11pm Monday to Sunday

As a Barclays Customer Service Advisor, you will be the first point of contact for our customers - and right now our customers need us more than ever. You will work within one of our dedicated teams providing support and guidance to each customer, ensuring they feel valued and respected. In return we will provide you with all the training and tools you need to be successful in your role. We are looking for those who have the potential to prosper, you don’t need banking experience just a can-do approach.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

Colleagues who perform ‘onsite’ roles will spend four or five days a week working onsite, depending on the requirements of their role and business area. Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

What will you be doing?
  • Working as a team across multiple channels, personalising each interaction with a customer, and providing backing and outcomes to best suit the customers’ needs
  • Fulfilling customer requests whilst demonstrating professionalism and empathy to ensure each customer feels valued
  • Demonstrating knowledge of our processes/policies to ensure that customers feel confident in our colleagues, and knowing when to escalate where appropriate
  • Educating each customer on a range of products and services as well as the different channels they can utilize to engage with us directly
  • Investigating emotive and complex customer and client queries, concerns, and complaints related to an extensive range of products
  • Engaging in a fast-paced environment, reviewing relevant information, and making decisions and actions autonomously
  • Taking inbound calls at times and listening to customers’ specific circumstances while tailoring the relevant solutions to their needs

What we’re looking for:
  • Excellent communication and empathy skills, with the ability to use a range of communication styles to provide a personal approach
  • A genuine passion for helping others with a customer centric mindset
  • The ability to educate our customers on a range of products and services
  • Competency in fraud investigation, processes and systems reviewing relevant information and making decisions and actions autonomously

Skills that will help you in the role:
  • Ability to work seamlessly as part of a team but also to their own initiative
  • Proven ability to use Microsoft Office to a high standard
  • Experience in Retail Banking is desired but not essential, as we are looking for people that are passionate about customer service

Where will you be working?
You will be based in one of our Branches which are the heart of Barclays. Branches are changing both in the way they look and the way our colleagues work in them. We aim to have someone on hand to help our customers with their banking needs from the moment they walk in, creating an exquisite customer experience, face to face, while using technology to create the quickest, most seamless experience for them.


Customer Service Advisor
London, United Kingdom
C.S. Venkatakrishnan
$10+ billion (USD)
10000+ Employees
Company - Public
Banking & Lending
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