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Emergency Helpline Operator (Out of hours) - 5 hours per week

Location: New Milton

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 30 September 2021

Salary: Starting salary £2,579.20 per annum, rising to £2,743.00 per annum after successful completion of probation

Specific Hours: 5 hours per week: Saturdays 7am - 12pm

Emergency Helpline Operator (Out of hours) - 5 hours per week


What the role entails…

 As part of the Out of Hours team you will be responsible for: 

  • Answering inbound repair and council calls on behalf of our clients to establish the support that they need
  • Providing a high level of customer service to all callers
  • Ensuring that all calls are dealt with in accordance with our clients procedures and policies
  • Contacting our clients contractors and staff member to action emergency cases
  • Supporting the business with working towards our clients KPIs


Have you got what it takes to be part of the change?

Sharing our purpose and team spirit, you will play your part every day.

With a cool head, you’ll be handling emergency calls dealing from structural damage to buildings to Social Services, homelessness and antisocial behaviour concerns. You’ll be interacting with a variety of callers including the elderly and vulnerable. 

This is a rewarding role where trust is key. But it can also be tough - so you’ll need to be resilient too! You’ll also need the drive to meet personal targets whilst delivering excellent customer service.


What you will need to make a difference...

If you’ve got the right attitude, we’ll provide you with all the training you need to be the best you can be and answer calls quickly and calmly. As the voice of Appello, you’ll put people at ease, record details accurately, swiftly act on requests and escalating things where needed. 

  • Great communication and listening skills
  • The perseverance to get to the bottom of problems and solve them
  • Lots of empathy and patience
  • The ability to multitask and follow procedures
  • Fantastic attention to detail
  • To be quick thinking with good prioritisation skills


Appello Perks 😎

  • 23 days holiday rising to 25 days 
  • We offer you discounts on everything from groceries and shopping through to holidays, insurance, days out, restaurants and more.
  • Free onsite parking
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Free fruit delivered to the offices each week
  • 24/7 employee assistance programme
  • Family and friends’ discounts on our services & products
  • Casual dress
  • Pension Scheme, up to 4% Company matched
  • Life assurance 2x annual salary
  • Contracted Overtime available once fully trained


📧 Ready to join our team? 📧

If you are keen to find out more and have the necessary skills, please apply now with your up to date CV. 

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applicants regardless of religious beliefs, political opinion, race, sex, marital status, age or disability.

If you require assistance to participate in the recruitment process, for example due to disability, please contact the HR Team on 01425 626337.

Apply now