Reigate & Banstead Borough Council

Customer Contact Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Reigate & Banstead Borough Council (Employer)

East Surrey College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £13,853.40 to £14,698.08
36.0 hours per week Monday - Thursday, 08:45 - 17:00 and Friday, 08:45 - 16:45.
15 months (duration)
16 November 2020(start date)
Customer service practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
30 October 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are offering an opportunity to study for an apprenticeship in a fast developing, digitally focused, ambitious, and commercial organisation. Our recently renovated office environment, agile working options and top class technology will be fundamental in supporting you to be at your most creative, and productive.


Duties will include:

  • We are looking for individuals who can work under pressure, answering a high volume of enquiries, who are consistently positive whilst encouraging customers to self-serve on the Council's new website
  • You will be working in our contact centre providing support to our residents on the phone, on social media, on our website and by email in response to general enquiries
  • Delivering a high quality contact service to residents, other Council customers and internal clients across the range of channels available
  • Providing a source of quality information, keeping current with updates and changes
  • Promoting channel shift and identifying barriers to digital access and delivery
  • Customer Contact Advisors work in the Customer Contact Centre, on the Help Desk and on Reception as the first point of contact for the majority of enquiries coming into the council

Future Prospects

Possible opportunity to do a higher level apprenticeship.

Skills Required

  • Good general knowledge of using the web, social media & IT systems
  • Good administrative skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be able to communicate clearly verbally and in writing

Qualities Required

  • Innovative
  • Supportive
  • Flexible
  • Positive

Qualifications Required

  • GCSEs grades C (4) or above (or equivalent) in maths and English

Training Provided

Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Functional Skills in English, maths and ICT (if applicable)
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