Telecare Operator

Job Type


Industry Sector



£12.59 Per Hour



Job Description

LINKS Recruitment are searching for Telecare Operators to join our the team for our client in Cardiff.

Job Purpose:

The Contact Centre Operator will be responsible for receiving and responding to a range of calls including emergency and priority calls from vulnerable or elderly callers. Managing a range of support services to employees and customers including lone working and out of hour repairs..

Duties and Responsibilities

· To deliver services to customers across a range of services including making outbound welfare calls vulnerable or elderly customers

· To understand, support and advise a wide range of customers who will be making enquiries concerning Council services through multiple channels of access

· To work with colleagues within the Contact Centre and other service areas to ensure the highest levels of call resolution and customer satisfaction

· To have an understanding and knowledge of technology used within the centre

· To deal with sensitive and emergency situations effectively and efficiently liaising with other customers, care agencies are/or emergency services

Job Specific Requirements

· To receive and respond to issues reported to the contact centre including emergency and priority calls from vulnerable and elderly customers

· To listen patiently, to empathise with the customer’s situation and convey a genuine desire to help and support

· Communicate clearly, concisely and appropriately to a wide range of customer and colleagues

· To provide accurate, meaningful and consistent advice to customers, ensuring that they understand the action which will be taken

· To liaise with officers from a range of council and partner agencies including out of hours highways, noise pollution and emergency services

· Adhere to set guidelines for calls received out of hours for key stakeholders dealing with repairs and schemes

· Work with current and emerging technology to enhance customer contact services

· Work as part of the wider team ensuring continuous improvement responding to change in a positive manner

Skills and Abilities

Demonstrates the ability to communicate well in a manner appropriate to individual needs, by phone in person or in writing

Proficient in use of technology, being comfortable in the use of I.T systems, programmes and apps.

Demonstrates the ability to work as part of a team, showing a willingness to assist others and a commitment to meeting the objectives of the team

Show a personal commitment to the work of the service, taking ownership of tasks and seeking to meet set deadlines and targets

Demonstrates a positive attitude to new challenges and a willingness to adapt quickly to change

Personal Attributes

A caring attitude with a clear desire to achieve the best possible result for the customer

To find out more apply now and a member of the recruitment team will be in touch ASAP

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From £12.59 per hour



Ability to commute/relocate:

Work Location: In person

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