UCAS / Careers Helpline Adviser

Recruiter
Adecco Corporate/Retail
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary
£8.43/hour
Posted
05 Jul 2018
Closes
04 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Temporary/Seasonal
Helpline Advisers provide expert information and an enthusiastic service to citizens to allow them to gain positive outcomes in learning, employment, training, apprenticeships and volunteering. Using a range of multimedia contact channels including webchat, phone, SMS and email, they provide information to citizens on a one-to-one basis.

In order to provide personalised advice, Adviser responsibilities include tailoring information to citizen’s situations, conducting research, monitoring developments in education, training and employment and raising awareness of support options available to citizens.

Helpline Advisers work closely with their Team Manager to ensure the delivery of a high quality service to customers with a view to consistently improve performance.

Required skills and abilities are as follows:

* Educated to Level 4 and above.
* Excellent telephone manner with the ability to extract and retain information from customers
* Exceptional verbal skills with an aptitude for providing comprehensive support to service users
* Ability to use multiple IT systems to accurately capture and record customer information
* Advanced keyboard skills with good written communication
* Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
* Excellent listening skills and the ability to interact with customers in an empathetic and non-judgmental fashion
* Ability to work within defined quality guidelines and maintain good practices at all times
* Strong research skills with the ability to source information efficiently to support present and future customer queries
* Ability to use approved resources to tailor support to fully resolve customer queries

As part of our commitment to professional development, Helpline Advisers will complete an NVQ Level 3 in Information, Advice and Guidance; on successful completion of the qualification you will have an opportunity to progress onto higher level learning programs. .

Successful candidates will be expected to work 37.5 hours per week over a range of shifts between 8am and 10pm Monday to Sunday. If you are a student you could work full time over the summer and part time when term starts again The salary is £8.43 per hour.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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