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Customer Service Advisor (x5)

Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
Home Based, with occasional travel to our hubs (Coventry, Reading, Bristol & Bournemouth)
£25,883 per annum
Closing date
6 Dec 2023

Job Details

Home Based, with occasional travel to our hubs (Coventry, Reading, Bristol & Bournemouth)

Do you want to work for one of the Top 25 Housing Associations in the UK as well as one of the Top 100 Large Organisations in the South East and the Midlands?

If so, then look no further. Welcome to Stonewater!

Here at Stonewater, our social purpose is at the heart of everything we do, for everyone to have the opportunity to have a place that they can call home. We are an organisation which continues to grow, in an industry that is in high demand. We currently manage about 36,000 homes in England for over 78,000 customers including general rent, shared ownership and new builds. We also offer incredibly important specialist services including retirement and supported living schemes, domestic abuse refuges, a dedicated LGBTQ+ safe space, and young people’s foyers.

Stonewater is an exceptional place to work, and we aim to keep our colleagues engaged, developed and equipped. What some of our colleagues say; ‘They’re an amazing bunch, doing amazing things!’, ‘I love the flexibility and feeling connected to the team’, ‘I am proud to say I am surrounded by amazing colleagues who only ever want to their best and deliver on our promise’.

As a Customer Service Advisor…

You’ll take ownership for a range of complex enquiries, delivering exceptional customer service and a first-time resolution. This will be across repairs, income, tenancy management and lettings and allocations in general needs, supported housing, home ownership and retirement living.

We are proud of our approach to Hybrid working, recognising just how much our team value the flexibility of working both from home and our Hubbs. As for our new colleagues, once they have found their footing and are meeting their goals, we are always delighted to also extend them the flexibility to work from home. There will be a requirement to travel to Bournemouth for training.

The role includes shift work covering opening hours of 8am - 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am - 1pm on a Saturday.

So, if you;

  • Have previous customer service experience
  • Experience in a customer service contact centre using any of the following channels -telephone, email, social media or live chat
  • Thrive under pressure whilst also able to deliver consistent, high levels of customer service.
  • Are empathetic and resilient, with exceptional communication skills
  • Are highly organised with the ability to prioritise workload and meet targets
  • Have great computer skills and feel comfortable working within multi-system environments

Then we want to hear from you! It’s time to #DiscoverStonewater

By joining our team, you will have full support in your role as we maximise the benefits of hybrid working, both at our Hubbs and at home! To offer you the best start in your new role, we invest in six weeks of initial training, ensuring you are confident in answering any of our customers’ questions.

And the benefits of working for us?

At Stonewater, we offer a great benefits package which includes a competitive salary, hybrid working, onboard support, career development and progression opportunities, up to £10k interest-free loan for home work spaces, a specialist shared-ownership product helping you into your own home, a retirement savings plan – up to 7% matched contribution rate, Life assurance – 3.5x contractual pay, 24/7 access to a totally confidential counselling helpline, Healthcare cash plan, accrued holiday plus access to deals and discounts on shopping, travel, optical etc and much more!

Appointment to this role will be subject to satisfactory references and possession of a valid right to work document.

Stonewater reserve the right to bring the closing date forward should enough quality applications be received prior to the current closing date.


Blue Octopus partners with employers from a multitude of different sectors and industries, using our next generation technology and recruitment expertise to help attract, engage and hire the best talent for their unique career opportunities. We know that having the right people in place is crucial to every business’ current and future successes, regardless of the area they operate in.

Over the last decade, our experience has allowed us to specialise in several sectors, including social housing.

Blue Octopus has a strong history of working with social housing providers to help them hire the best talent and improve their talent management processes. This experience, coupled with knowledge developed over time, has allowed us to fully understand both the market itself and the skills required within the sector. We understand that operating at a high standard, efficiently and cost-effectively, is vital for our clients in the Social Housing sector, who provide a much-needed service for their tenants.

Company info
Octo House, 2 Station Road
West Yorkshire
LS21 3HX
United Kingdom

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