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Plusnet Apprentice Technical Support Advisor REF: PN34 - Sheffield (S1 2GU)

About Plusnet
Plusnet is a Yorkshire based ISP with a unique brand identity. It's a fast paced environment yet our offices have a distinctly friendly and informal feel to them - we know that you can do great business without the suits. We believe in making a difference, team work and putting the customer first in everything that we do. It's an approach that's allowed us to keep delivering award winning products and services for nearly 20 years!
Whatever your career ambitions, Plusnet is committed to giving you the skills and support that you need in order to achieve your goals; whether it's training and development or just a breather over a game of table tennis or pool!
Of course there's lots of other reasons to work at Plusnet; we'll support you through a wide range of "Plusnetter" perks including free staff broadband & phone packages, pension, bonus & shares scheme and numerous discounts on items such as cinema tickets, mobile tariffs, city parking, gym memberships and much more!
So, if you're looking to think creatively, challenge yourself and make the decisions that matter - we'd love to hear from you!

About you
Are you looking for a customer service role with a difference? Could you deliver brilliant customer experiences by communicating in a simple, personal and straight talking way?
We are looking for people with a proven track record in customer services who are looking to progress their careers and advance their skill set as a Technical Support Advisor at Plusnet. It doesn't matter if you are not a "techie" right now - we will give you the skills that you need through a comprehensive training programme. You will need bags of enthusiasm, a drive to succeed and an eagerness to learn new skills and knowledge

Why apply?
This isn't you're every day call centre role - our Technical Support Advisors use wireless headsets and have proper conversations with customers (they don't use scripts). At Plusnet we relish responsibility and look to take ownership of customer queries from the first call. We also get to take a breather over a game of table tennis or pool before grabbing a bite to eat in our free canteen!

The successful candidate will study an IT Practitioner Level 2 qualification. This will be aided by an Assessor who carry out all assessment as work based learning, within the workplace.

Hours and Wage
37.5 Hours Per Week. Rolling Rota - Monday to Sunday, working 5 days out of 7
£13100 Per Year

As a Technical Support Apprentice (Broadband Expert) you will..
  • Work in a busy call centre environment providing excellent customer service
  • Take between 40 - 60 enquiries a day meeting challenging KPI's and SLA's
  • Deal with a range of enquiries about WIFI, line speeds, phones, routers and general customer accounts

    This role would suit someone who is:
  • A clear communicator over the phone
  • Straight talking - able to talk people patiently through processes in a clear "jargon free" way
  • Naturally inquisitive - looks to understand issues through reading up on subjects or asking questions
  • Keen to make an impact & resolve customer issues
  • Passionate about delivering personal and brilliant customer experiences
  • Enthusiastic about technology and the part it plays in people's lives today

    In order to apply you must..
  • Be able to set up a wired or wireless broadband connection at home
  • Be able to set up an email client
  • Feel confident with computer systems like Windows or Mac
  • Like being the "go-to" person in your family for setting up tech related products like computers, emails or phones

    "Due to the allocated shift pattern for this vacancy, unfortunately we are unable to accept applications from under 18's. This is due to the designated shift pattern for this position not fulfilling the Young Workers Time Directive, outlined here - https://www.gov.uk/rest-breaks-work/young-workers
    If you are under 18, we do have other roles with suitible shift patterns for young workers, please see our live vacancies at http://www.thesourceacademy.co.uk/job_search "

    To apply, please send your CV to Deborah.Williams@thesourceacademy.co.uk, stating PN34 in the subject line.

    The Source is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

  • Vacancy Type: IT/CDI
    Job Level: Apprentice/Trainee
    Town/City: Sheffield
    Region: Sheffield
    Hours: Full Time
    Salary: £13,100.00 Yearly
    Application deadline: 01 February 2018
    Start date: 12 February 2018

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