first direct – Customer Service Representative

Urgent

Job Description

Job description

At first direct you’ll provide an exceptional customer service experience, as part of our award-winning team. Our starting salary is 23,205, with excellent additional benefits and perks – including 33 days holiday per year , free parking & EV charging, free onsite gym & personal trainer, onsite Starbucks and free BUPA healthcare . We also offer a choice of working patterns that can fit around your lifestyle.

A background in customer service or finance is ideal, however if you have crystal clear communication and amazing people skills our Gold standard training programme and on-the-job support will give you everything you need to succeed. It’s not for the faint hearted, but if you thrive on the challenge and you’re at your best when you’re busy, you’ll fit right in!

In this role you will:

  • Communicate transparently with excellent interpersonal skills to deliver amazing customer service, being confident and friendly when speaking with our customers in this telephony based role
    Think outside the box and be informative about alternative digital services, whilst supporting with banking queries
    Be self-motivated with high levels of accuracy and attention to detail
    Be professional and switched on for our customers but, also, your own progression
    Split your working week between home and fd HQ (Leeds or Hamilton), where you can grab a Starbucks with your team

Requirements

Our benefits also include:

  • Subsidised OFSTED Outstanding rated onsite nursery
    Regular health and wellbeing events, annual check-ups and fast track GP appointments for you and your family
    On-site traders and markets
    Competitive maternity, paternity, shared parental, and adoption leave policies
    Up to 2 paid community days each year
    Development programmes and career progression opportunities as part of HSBC Group

Our working patterns and shifts can vary with the possibility of weekend and/or late working. Our lines are open 24/7/365 and working hours can fall between 6am and 1am. Maximum shift length is 9 hours, with a minimum 11-hour gap between shifts. Our full time roles are 35 hours per week over 5 or 4 days, on a hybrid working basis.

Training will be office based, where you’ll meet other new starters and be fully supported to join your team of other amazing people people

includes national bank holidays UK Learning Awards 2022 Gold winner excesses apply

All our job vacancies are posted on the HSBC Group careers site.

As a heads up, in early 2025 our Hamilton office will be moving to Maxim Park (ML1 4WQ) where we’ll have a brand-new building within the Eurocentral Business Park. Our new site will provide a broad range of amenities and modern, best-in-class facilities. An amazing space tailored to our amazing people.

Being open to different points of view is important for our business and the communities we serve. At HSBC, we’re dedicated to creating diverse and inclusive workplaces. Our recruitment processes are accessible to everyone – no matter their gender, ethnicity, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or age.

We take pride in being part of the Disability Confident Scheme. This helps make sure you can be interviewed fairly if you have a disability, long term health condition, or are neurodiverse.

If you’d like to apply for one of our roles and need adjustments made, please get in touch with our Recruitment Helpdesk:

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