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Customer Service Officer

Hours: 15 hours per week averaged out over 4 week rota pattern, Friday & Saturday

Salary:  £12.00 per hour Friday, £18.00 per hour Saturday

Closing date:  27 May 2024

Salisbury City Council provide citywide leadership both now and for the future.  Are you ready to embark on a fulfilling administrative journey supporting Salisbury City Council with this goal? Due to an internal promotion, we are seeking a talented Customer Service Officer to join our dedicated team.

About us:
At Salisbury City Council, our Customer Services Team plays a pivotal role in supporting the entire council. As a valued member of our team, you’ll be serving visitors and local residents with a warm welcome, offering a friendly and professional service in both Salisbury Information Centre and Salisbury Shopmobility.

About you:
We’re in search of a capable team player, ideally from a customer service background. If you are proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, and excel in building meaningful customer relationships through exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, you’re exactly who we need. Cash handling experience would be beneficial.

What we can offer you:
Generous Leave: Benefit from a minimum of 30 days of annual leave, plus Bank Holidays, pro-rata for part-time.
Satisfying Work: Join a workplace where 97% of our staff find fulfilment and excitement in their roles, as revealed by our last staff survey.
Secure Future: Access the Local Government Pension Scheme for peace of mind.
Continuous Growth: Embrace excellent training and development opportunities to further your career.
Wellbeing Matters: Participate in the cycle to work scheme and take advantage of various health and wellbeing benefits, such as free eyesight tests and yearly flu vaccination.
Paid Care: Paid sick leave to take care of yourself when needed.

Let us tell you more:
If you would like an informal chat about this exciting opportunity, please contact

If you would like a copy of the job description, please contact

Essential Criteria:
In your application, please highlight how you meet these key requirements:

  • Experience of customer care and dealing with the public
  • Experience of dealing with numerous and varied queries in a timely manner and handling queues when necessary
  • Good local, regional and national geographical knowledge
  • Understanding of local services
  • Outstanding customer care skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • IT keyboard skills
  • A minimum of Grade C GCSE in English, Maths or equivalent
  • A friendly disposition with a courteous and polite manner
  • Smart, professional appearance
  • Ability to demonstrate empathy, patience and professionalism at all times

Join us at Salisbury City Council and be a part of something exceptional. Your career journey begins here.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier than the closing date if we have received sufficient applications so please apply early.

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