Collections Advisor

  • Location
    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Salary
    £ 11.5 - £ 12 / Hourly
  • Category
    HR, Sales and Management - Call Centre Supervisor
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference
    JN-092020-143005

Adecco are recruiting for several collection advisors to join a large financial company in Nottingham.


The role is a temp 6 month contract paying 23k


(Please be aware that this role will require you to work from home until the new year)


In Summary, you will be responsible for:



  • Working with customers, using appropriate questioning techniques to understand their situation so that the right outcome can be offered.

  • Identifying where additional external support may be beneficial and signposting the customer to the appropriate organisations

  • Agreeing and setting up appropriate, sustainable solutions for customers

  • Being able to clearly explain the impact that arrears/missed payments have on credit files and future lending decisions

  • Understanding regulators/industry requirements when dealing with customers and ensuring that you remain complaint to these.

  • Developing a deep understanding of the Money Advice Trust models that are available to aid conversations in order to support our customers, and how to utilise these models effectively

  • Using judgement when assessing the right outcome for the customer, knowing when and how to step away from the process.

  • Updating customer records to ensure there is an accurate reflection of what has been discussed and all agreed actions have been taken.

  • Ensuring customers are clear on any actions they need to take to support them maintaining their account going forward.

  • Achieving department key performance metrics and continually developing your own performance.

  • Utilising appropriate escalation channels when issues are identified

  • Being responsible and personally developing with the department, share and promote a culture of learning.

  • Encouraging a feedback culture, providing constructive feedback and receiving feedback well.

  • Approaching change positively, an advocate for the department


Candidates should have the following:



  • Excellent listening and communication skills

  • The desire to work with customers to get to the right outcome

  • Effective problem solving skills so that the customer's situation can be fully understood

  • A strong focus on improving results

  • The ability to learn and develop

  • An enquiring, positive mindset

  • The desire to be part of a team and the ability to work with peers to achieve collective goals



After the first few weeks of initial training the team will work shifts between the times of-
9am - 9pm Monday to Friday
9am-6.30pm Saturday to Sunday.12.30pm - 9pm Monday -Friday
9am - 6.30pm on either Saturday or Sunday, with an additional day off during the week.



If your interested in applying for the role please get in touch with Lucy on 0115 9485780 or email

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Please apply with your CV to: Lucy Wright