Response Call Handler

  • Location
    Newton Abbot, Devon
  • Salary
    £9.55/Hourly
  • Category
    Sales & Retail - Customer Service Advisor
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference
    JN-072021-192744

Response Call Handler


Ashburton or Exeter


£9.55ph + Shift allowance on weekends & anti-social hours


Full Time, 40 or 32 hrs pw - ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE WILLING TO WORK SHIFTS THAT MAY INCLUDE EVENINGS & WEEKENDS


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. For a successful candidate no day will be the same in this role but some of the 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

  • Undertake shift work covering 6am-10pm, 7 days a week


Ideal Skills/Experience



  • Excellent communication skills both spoken & written

  • Ability to capture critical information and record it accurately

  • Emotional resilience & empathy

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Good decision-making skills

  • Team player


*All successful applicants must be able to travel to ashburton for an initial 2-4 week training period*

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