Emergency Call Handler

  • Location
    Exeter, Devon
  • Salary
    £ 20500 - £ 22000 / Year
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Call Centre and Customer Service
  • External Reference
    JN-092021-204811
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Customer Service

*PERMANENT* Emergency Response Call Handler
Based in Exeter, Hybrid working available once fully trained
£20,500p.a+ rising to £21,400p.a+ after probationary period + Additional Shift allowance on weekends & anti-social hours
Full Time, 40hrs pw


Excellent PERMANENT job Opportunity to join a growing company that provides essential care to those who are vulnerable. In this incredibly rewarding role you will be a crucial team member acting as a 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

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


Undertake shift work covering 6am-10pm, 7 days a week - Shifts are worked on a flexible rota basis which tries to accommodate all staff but all applicants must be willing to work shifts that may include evenings & weekends


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

  • 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

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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