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Customer Service Advisor - Part Time

Employer
Transport for Wales
Location
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Salary
£30,584 (Pro-rata)
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

Job Details

Job description

We are actively recruiting for our talent pool at Cardiff Central Station. If you are already in the talent pool for this location, your position will not be impacted. 

Please note: This is a part-time opportunity working 22 hours across 4 days per week. Shift Pattern: 17:59 – 23:59.

Equal Opportunities

At Transport for Wales we value diversity. It makes us stronger, helps us understand our customers better, make better decisions and be more innovative.  Everyone’s different and has their own perspective so we’re building a diverse team that mirrors the communities we serve. Through this we’re determined to be one of Wales' leading inclusive employers.  We’re creating an inclusive transport network that everyone in Wales can be proud of.

Who we are 

At Transport for Wales, we’re on a mission to transform transport in Wales and make it fit for the future, whether that’s rail, bus, walking or cycling. We want to inspire a nation to change the way it travels, so that we all travel more sustainably and help to combat the climate emergency we’re all facing.

We’re an open and inclusive place to work, where everyone is welcome and our people are supported to reach their full potential. We want to create an environment where our people can grow and succeed. This is key to enabling us to deliver on the promises we’ve made to the people of Wales to build a sustainable transport network that meets their needs.

Role responsibilities

We currently have exciting opportunities to join our stations team as a Customer Service Advisor (CSA) Part- time at our Cardiff Central Station.

As a Customer Service Advisor (CSA), you will aim to deliver a positive and friendly approach to the key customer-facing roles we have within our stations. You could find yourself spending your days at any of these three important areas:

  • Assisting customers in buying their tickets at our busy booking offices;
  • Checking customer tickets as they pass through ticket gate barriers;
  • Or working on the platforms, responsible for the safe dispatch of the trains!

Your role will be varied, and you will need to be able to think on your feet whilst assisting passengers in a busy environment. Being passionate about customer service is a must. Our stations teams are given the responsibility and ownership to make a difference to each customer journey.

By engaging with customers to enable their needs to be met; Assisting customers with accessibility needs, providing accurate information and advice for customers to make informed decisions regarding our services; and in doing so increasing customer confidence in our teams and organisation.

You will be required to following tried and trusted procedures to ensure the safety of our customers and colleagues remains paramount.

Who we’re looking for

  • Able to deliver Excellent front-line customer service
  • A strong communicator both, verbal and written skills
  • Able to make decisions in a confident manner
  • Ability to deal appropriately with difficult situations and remain calm
  • Comfortable working within strict procedures, following rules and regulations
  • Able to work as part of a team or independently

Joining our Talent Pool

If you are successful after interview stage but there is not a role immediately available, you will be placed into our Talent Pool for a period of 12 months where you will be considered as and when a suitable position arises.

Welsh Language Skills

The ability to speak/write Welsh would make a great addition to your application, but it is not essential for this role.

Transport for Wales supports and promotes the use of the Welsh Language by employees and will encourage them to develop, improve and maintain their Welsh Language skills. We fully support our people who want to improve their Welsh language skills, and personal development for Welsh Language skills are offered in a variety of ways such as online learning, classroom courses and funding attendance at local community courses.

Next steps

Does this role sound like the opportunity you are looking for? Do you want to find out more? See attached Job Description for further details.

TFW is a Disability Confident employer. We are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may need in the recruitment process or as part of the role if you are successful.

This advert will close at midnight on the day of the application closing date stated above. We do encourage you to submit your application as early as possible.

Please note, we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications.

Company

We’re here to make sustainable travel a natural choice and to help combat the climate emergency. We’ve got a big job to do.

We want people to trust and believe in us and commit to changing their behaviour, travelling more sustainably and doing their bit for all our futures. The multimodal, integrated transport network we’re building will enable people to do this.

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