John Lewis Customer Service Advisor - Plymouth
Plymouth, GB
3d ago

Job Description

Fantastic opportunities are now available to join the crew at our iconic Ship Building in Derriford Business Park. As we continue to grow we are looking to welcome aboard people with a passion for helping customers and solving problems, to help us become a flagship for customer service in Plymouth!

We’re a busy office, with comfortable open plan call decks, where every day brings new challenges and opportunities, pushing you to set sail on your new career journey with us.

PLEASE NOTE. This is a work at home position once training is completed on our site in Plymouth. You must live within 1 hour of Plymouth to be considered.

You must have your own equipment which meets the specifications below.

Start Dates

We do not currently have any start dates so your application will be kept as part of our talent pool

A day in the life....

Our Client, John Lewis, are renowned for their outstanding commitment to being leaders in customer service. Whether you are speaking to customers over the telephone or via email, your warm professionalism and expertise ensure the customer journey is the very best each and every time.

You understand that not every customer is a happy customer when they first contact us, but you will build brand loyalty by taking ownership of customer queries and providing consistently positive solutions.

To join our crew

  • Natural flair for conversation and equally impressive listening skills creating customer loyalty
  • Strong written and verbal communications
  • 6 months of customer service experience
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure
  • Computer Literate
  • About you

  • We want you to WOW customers over the phone
  • Be adaptable and be able to multi task
  • We want you to be enthusiastic and a have a BE BOLD attitude
  • Attention to detail is key
  • WORK together approach with excellent communication skills
  • We want people who are responsible, reliable, punctual and fun
  • We are not interested in people who are not committed to fulfilling the job requirements
  • Build trust by working smart, as a team and individually
  • What you need to know

    Temporary Full Time contracts available at 37.5 hours a week. Our customers need to be able to contact us throughout our opening hours.

    Monday to Sunday 8am til 9pm. We have 7 week rotations with a combination of early shifts, late shifts and mid shifts, which starts after your training.

    As a customer service advisor we aim to publish your shifts 3 weeks in advance. Pay rate of £9.04 per hour.

    The contract is initially 2 months. There may be the possibility to become permanent after the contract but this will depend on your performance and the business requirements.

    This is an onsite role in our Plymouth contact centre for training, moving to work at home after 6-8 weeks.

    The training period is 2 weeks classroom of Monday to Friday 9am-5 : 30pm before moving on to gradbay for a further 2-4 weeks.

    Work at home IT Requirements

    Operating System

  • A Windows (8.1 or above) or macOS (10.12 or above)
  • Hardware

  • Desktop (Preferred) or Laptop
  • Devices should be less than 5-years old
  • CPU should be a minimum of 1.8GHz with at least two processor cores. Intel Atom, Celeron or Pentium branded processors aren’t supported
  • You should have a minimum of 4GB memory (RAM)
  • Stereo speakers and a sound processor or card that supports these
  • A minimum of 20GB Free Storage (SSD preferred)
  • A screen resolution of, at a minimum, 1440x900
  • Ideally a second dual screen a minimum resolution of 1440x900 (or at least the capability to run dual screens)
  • Network and Peripherals


  • A Broadband connection with a minimum of 6Mbps download and 2Mbps upload speeds. 4G / 5G connections are not supported
  • Wired Internet Connection
  • Peripherals

  • A Wired Keyboard and Mouse
  • A Wired USB Headset with Boom Mic
  • A Spare USB-port
  • Please do not apply if you do not have the correct equipment or a quiet workspace to work from at home!

    What to expect from us

  • Personal development. Working in a call centre will give you many professional and life skills as well as helping build confidence.
  • Paid training
  • Shift slides and flexi days
  • On site café
  • Fun team environment
  • Access to great tools and resources.
  • Discounts on gym, cinemas, restaurants and more!!!
  • Temporary contracts of 37.5 hours a week!
  • Paid overtime to suit you!
  • Data Notice

    Our recruitment team may call from a telephone number with the prefix 01923 rather than 01752. Please look out for our call.

    We look forward to speaking to you soon. You will need to be able to provide right to work documentation if successful.

    Data Notice The personal data you provide in your application, and as part of the recruitment process, will only be held and processed for the purpose of the selection processes of Sitel and in connection with any subsequent employment or placement, unless otherwise indicated.

    Your data will be retained only for as long as is permitted by UK legislation and then destroyed.

    COVID-19 Considerations

    We require you to wear a face mask when on site appart from when at your desk. You are required to sanitise your hands and have your temperature checked when entering the building.

    Social distancing is required at all time.

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