Call Handler

  • Location
    Exeter, Devon
  • Salary
    £ 20500 - £ 21500 / Year
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Call Centre and Customer Service
  • External Reference
    JN-092021-204811
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Office Assistant

*PERMANENT* Emergency Response Call Handler


Based in Exeter or Ashburton - Opportunity for Hybrid working once fully trained


£20,590p.a rising to £21,400 p.a once fully trained + Additional Shift allowance on weekends & anti-social hours


Full Time, 40 or 32 hrs pw.


Flexible shift work on a rota basis. Core Office hours are 6am-10pm, 7 Days a week


Excellent PERMANENT job Opportunity to join a rapidly expanding company that provides essential care to those who are vulnerable. Working within the emergency response unit of a stable company a successful candidate will be the first point of contact for incoming calls. These may be customers using the Emergency help function so individuals will need to be able to respond quickly & appropriately.Daily duties will include:



  • Deal appropriately with callers who may be emotional, distressed, vulnerable, or in crisis and deciding on the right course of action

  • Provide information, advice and guidance to queries from customers

  • Carry out quick risk assessments for every contact received

  • Provide out of hours troubleshooting & advice for customers

  • Accurately record actions taken on customer records using internal computer systems

  • Provide excellent customer service to customers who may be setting up or testing their device


Just SOME of the Benefits include



  • 26 days annual leave + Bank holidays + Opportunity to buy an extra weeks holiday

  • Birthdays off!

  • Hybrid working! After completion of initial training period employees can do a mixture of home & office working

  • Fun & modern office space

  • Performance Recognition Bonus

  • Life Insurance

  • EXCELLENT Medical benefits including help towards dental, optical, consultations, physiotherapy, access to a 24 hour medical helpline and much more!

  • Employee Assistance Programme - Providing you with help, support and advice during difficult times.

  • Enhanced Paternity and Maternity Packages

  • Long Service Awards

  • Discount Scheme- Opportunity to receive discounts across global brands and retailers


Ideal Skills/Experience



  • Excellent communication skills both spoken & written

  • Ability to capture critical information and record it accurately

  • Emotional resilience & empathy

  • Excellent customer service experience

  • Good decision-making skills

  • Team player

  • Shifts are worked on a rota basis but all applicants must be willing to work shifts that may include evenings & weekends

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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