Customer Service Advisor - Student Accommodation

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Homes for Students
21673.00 - 21673.00 GBP Annual
05 Feb 2024
04 Mar 2024
Job Title
Customer Services
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you ready to make your mark on the vibrant world of student accommodation? Are you passionate about providing exceptional customer service? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team at Onyx as a Customer Service Advisor working 37.5 hours per week.

At Homes for Students, we are dedicated to creating a positive and supportive environment for our students. We value integrity, being a force for good, supporting one another, and fostering connections. As a Customer Service Advisor, you will play a vital role in upholding these values and putting students first.

In this role, you will provide a warm and friendly meet and greet service, reception support, and help desk assistance. You will also contribute to various back-office functions, providing administrative support to the operations team and Property Manager. From supporting open days, intake days, and departures to assisting students, visitors, and external contacts on a day-to-day basis, you will ensure a seamless and enjoyable experience for all.

As the ideal candidate, you will excel at delivering cheerful and attentive reception services to students and visitors, consistently maintaining the highest standards of customer care. You will act as a role model for excellent service delivery, inspiring others through your dedication and professionalism.

Your responsibilities will include handling customer and visitor inquiries via email, website, telephone, and in person, providing accurate and appropriate advice and information. Operating a professional helpdesk and telephone service, you will promptly and helpfully respond to student queries.

To succeed in this role, you should possess excellent IT skills, exceptional customer care abilities, and strong communication and interpersonal skills. Understanding and meeting the needs of students will be crucial, and your ability to stay organised in a busy and diverse role will be vital. As a skilled problem solver, you will be responsible for addressing and resolving any complaints that rise.

Person Specification:

  • Exceptional customer service skills, always displaying a helpful and patient attitude
  • Experience using Microsoft Office software
  • Quick and efficient learning ability
  • Proficient in presenting information accurately, professionally, and appropriately
  • Experience prioritising workload to meet competing deadlines without close supervision
  • Team player with a flexible approach
  • Previous customer service experience is desirable

What's on offer:

  • Generous holiday package of 25 days, plus bank holidays, to recharge and enjoy life outside of work.
  • Access to a range of exclusive retail discounts to make your money go further.
  • Take your special day off! Enjoy your birthday with a well-deserved break from work.
  • Stay active and eco-friendly with our cycle-to-work scheme.
  • Make a difference in the community with 2 charity days per annum.

At Homes for Students, we believe in equal opportunities and inclusivity. We are proud members of Inclusive Employers, and we value the growth and learning that comes from a diverse team. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and communities, and we are open to discussing any reasonable adjustments you may require.

If this sounds like the perfect role for you and you possess the necessary skills, knowledge, and experience, we would be thrilled to hear from you. Join our team and make a difference in the lives of students!

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