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3 x Temporary Customer Services Assistants

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
05/11/2018
Advert End Date:
18/11/2018 23:59
Salary:
£17,972 - £19,446 p.a. (Grade 4)
Allowances:
n/a
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
181091
Employment Location:
Any council workplace within County Durham
Post Number:
RES582

Job details 

Closing date:
18 Nov


Further information

The Customer Services Team are looking to recruit three Customer Services Assistants. The posts are full time temporary until approximately 29th November 2019.

The post holders will provide a first point of contact for customers accessing the service through a variety of channels.

We are looking for enthusiastic and customer focussed individuals, with a positive attitude and the ability to deal with a range of customer enquiries, working with services to ensure their resolution; acting as the customers advocate, where appropriate, and supporting effective service delivery.

Excellent communicators, the post holders will be required to demonstrate tact and diplomacy. You will be the first point of contact for many customers; therefore a good understanding of council services will be beneficial. You will also be expected to deal with a complex range of issues sensitively and confidentially, handling areas of conflict appropriately.

Required Qualifications : 4 GCSEs (A-C) or equivalent.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Karen Jones on 03000 260349 email Karen.jones@durham.gov.

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on 03000 267247 or email hrresources@durham.gov.uk.

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