We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:
- Work life balance and flexible ways of working
- A generous annual leave provision
- A supportive management team that will champion your learning and development
- Flexible Bank Holidays
- A comprehensive wellbeing package
- Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
- A comprehensive pension scheme.
- IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
- Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
- An employee recognition scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme – access to free support 24 hours a day
About the role
The Customer Care Team are looking to recruit to their Customer Care Officer role. We are a small, friendly and supportive team, who work together in a unique way to improve the lives of the people we support by being receptive to the feedback we receive to improve our services. Apply today to join our team and really make a difference.
We currently have the opportunity for a full time Customer Care Officer. The Customer Care Officer salary scale is SO1 £30,151 full time earning. Part time working may be considered for the right applicant.
The closing date for applications is Monday the 25th of September 2023 and the interviews are scheduled for Tuesday the 3rd of October 2023 at Scott House Huntingdon.
Applications without a supporting statement outlining your skills and experience for the post, will not be shortlisted for interview.
If you are invited for interview, you will be expected to have familiarised yourself with the council’s adult social care complaints policy, available on the council’s website.
For more information or to chat about this opportunity please contact Liz (Customer Care Manager) on 01223 703535
To be successful in this role, you will:
- Spend a large proportion of your day quality assuring written correspondence to a high standard. Therefore, you will have excellent written communication skills, demonstrating the ability to communicate highly sensitive and complex, contentious information to the people we support, relatives, external organisations and members of staff. Investigating and responding to concerns in writing will form a large proportion of your daily workload
- Be able to evidence your ability and experience to prioritise a pressured workload with a high degree of flexibility and confidence in decision making
- Have the ability and experience to present complex information in a clear and easily comprehensible manner, demonstrating analytical and judgmental skills
- Be able to demonstrate empathy and sensitivity towards emotional complainants
Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.
We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities.
Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion.