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  • Customer Service Advisor

  • Business: Wickes
  • Sector: Customer Services
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £competitive + Benefits
  • Hours of work: 40 hours per week - Varying shifts
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 06-Jun-2018
  • Job reference: 15707

Job Description

Wickes is more than just the nation’s favourite DIY store. We’re part of the Travis Perkins Group, one of the UK’s top employers. That’s why the first thing you’ll notice at Wickes is the way everyone pulls together. It’s a place where we’ll ask for your ideas, listen to your opinions and value the contributions you make. Chances are you’ve never experienced anything quite like our culture. All our colleagues come from different backgrounds, but what we all have in common is a determination to succeed and a passion for being the best we can be. If that sounds like you, we’ll make you feel right at home.

We are looking for a compassionate and patient individuals to join our customer service department, working within the installation service team.

As a team, you’ll be responsible for talking to all customers who have queries or are in need of information regarding the installation of their new kitchen or bathroom. You’ll be the liaison between the customer and the installation team, making sure things run smoothly after initial contact with the centre.


  • Respond at pace to customer calls to meet individual targets and departmental service level agreements.
  • Demonstrate consistently our Ready 2 Help customer journey to meet the service requirements of the role. 
  • Liaise between customers, third party suppliers, our network of stores and distribution teams to successfully resolve our customer’s concerns or complete an order.
  • Minimise the delays in resolving customer concerns and seek assistance from line manager or colleagues if necessary to achieve a speedier resolution.
  • Resolve as many customer queries at first contact as possible.
  • Prioritise workload to ensure tasks are completed on time.


  • A friendly personality that translates well in a great telephone manner

  • A real people person who has the ability to quickly build rapport with customers

  • Effective listening and questioning skills

  • Ability to build rapport quickly

  • Well organised and able to work at pace in a busy contact centre environment

  • Confident and efficient PC user

  • Clearly understood with a good standard of written and spoken English

We are able to offer full training for this role so previous relevant experience isn’t essential but it would be beneficial.

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