The IT Service Desk at Avon and Somerset Police are a responsive 24/7 IT service that supports all our employees by resolving their IT Issues and enabling them to serve our communities. The support we provide covers desktop, mobiles, telephony, radio, servers, networks, body worn video cameras, wireless environments and the Microsoft product set, and much more.
You will answer incoming calls to the service desk, raise and triage tickets, and offer a high level of customer support. You will be providing technical IT support via the telephone, customer service portals and face to face to police officers and police staff.
In this role you can benefit from our hybrid working scheme where you'll have the flexibility to work in the office and at home. You will be working on a shift basis which includes working earlies (0700-1600), days (0730-1630), lates (12:00-2100) and nights (21:00-0700).
Your experience of working in a busy service desk or similar environment, good telephone manner along with your listening and diagnostic skills will be key in ensuring our customers receive an excellent customer experience.
Answering incoming calls, providing first line technical support to employees
Providing a high standard of customer service, demonstrating the ability to deal with people on all levels in an efficient and courteous manner.
Completing planned or scheduled maintenance tasks prioritising work in line with risk and impact service delivery.
Providing support and direction to callers, minimising the downtime by solving customer problems where possible and escalating calls where required.
Skills and Experience:
Any customer service experience will be highly beneficial.
Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills
Any IT qualifications or self-taught technical knowledge would be advantageous
Self-motivated and eager to learn
What we can offer:-
A competitive salary of £32,814 (including allowances)
Plenty of exposure as you develop your skills and technical knowledge
Free on-site parking
Discounts on financial services such as car insurance and saving schemes
Blue Light Card - wide range of discounts from hundreds of retailers and venues
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to start a career within software support or with customer service experience looking for a change.
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Blended Working/ Hybrid Working
Avon and Somerset Police encourage flexible working where operationally possible. This role has been identified as a blended role. The successful candidate for this role will have the opportunity to work from home whilst also at a secondary work location, which will be a police premises. The successful applicant will have the option to discuss working arrangements with their line manager. All applicants must reside within the UK.