Closing Date
Pelican Business Services
Starting Salary
23,000 per annum
Excellent basic salary, contributory pension scheme, performance related bonus, 25 days' holiday (increasing with length of service), 37 hour week, free local parking and an on-line employee discount and cashback scheme to many major retailers.

Customer Service Adviser - Credit Management

Who are we?

Pelican Business Services, based in Nailsea, provide customer services on behalf of Wessex and Bristol Water. From meter reading and billing to collection and managing the end to end customer experience, we are proud to help our clients deliver excellent service You will be working for an award-winning company that has recently been ranked 19th in the Sunday Times Best 100 Companies.

The role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Customer Service Adviser to join our Credit Operations team. This is a responsible position dealing with a wide range of domestic customers. You will be offering support to our customers who are struggling with their bills. You will also be responsible for collecting payments and negotiating repayment plans to suit both the customer and the clients needs.

About you

You will have a confident telephone manner, a customer service or collections background, and a natural ability to build and maintain rapport with customers. You are professional, patient and can remain calm under pressure. You are a great communicator with excellent attention to detail and the ability to empathise. You will take time to fully understand a customer’s circumstances and negotiate effectively to ensure the best outcome for the customer and our clients.

Why work for us?

Pelican Business Services is truly a great place to work. We are passionate about our business and look after our people. We have won awards for 'Customer Centric Culture', 'Best Place to Work' and 'Employee Engagement' and we pride ourselves on the fact that both our customers and people are at the heart of everything we do. In return for your expertise and enthusiasm you'll receive first class training and support - we have our own award winning, professional in-house learning and development team.

We also take your happiness and general wellbeing seriously and have an on-site health and wellbeing committee where you will have access to a range of different initiatives.

We're firm believers in recognising our people for a job well done, both formally through our employee recognition schemes and informally with our company wide social events - a great opportunity to celebrate our successes.

#We pride ourselves on our ‘family friendly’ culture and support all of our team members with a number of policies and initiatives to support this.

#TeamPelican welcomes a diverse range of people, talent and ideas, and support the promotion of flexible working. Please let us know if you require any additional support or adjustments to assist you in starting your Pelican journey.

We do not accept CVs from recruitment agencies. We are an equal opportunities employer. You must be able to provide proof of your eligibility to work in the UK and proof of skills and qualifications gained. Appointment of successful applicant/s will also be subject to receiving suitable references and basic (or where job applicable) other criminal disclosure checks.

We respect and value everyone’s contribution. Wessex Water is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to providing an environment that supports and encourages the many skills, interests, backgrounds and experiences that people from different social groups can bring. We strive to provide a workplace which is free from discrimination, harassment and bullying, and where everyone is treated with dignity and respect.