Customer Service Assistant-NorthLink Ferries

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Customer Services Assistant NorthLink Ferries, Lerwick, ZE1 0PR Permanent, 35 hours per week (Shift patterns may vary) £21,800 + Benefits Do you enjoy working with the public and want to receive practical training, development, and...

Customer Services Assistant
NorthLink Ferries, Lerwick, ZE1 0PR
Permanent, 35 hours per week (Shift patterns may vary)

£21,800 + Benefits

Do you enjoy working with the public and want to receive practical training, development, and progression within a customer focused environment?
Are you looking for full time flexible hours for your next role?

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team in based in Lerwick. Working in our busy Lerwick Terminal you’ll be part of our Customer Service team who work hard to provide a high-quality service to customers within one of Transport’s flagship contracts NorthLink Ferries. In this role of Customer Service Assistant you will be making reservations and assisting in the effective running of the department as part of a team that strive to deliver a great experience for each one of our passengers.
This position is well suited to individuals who enjoy working in a customer facing role and want to be part of a program that supports your development towards a long and successful career.
Within this role you will be making customer reservations by telephone, email and in person and assisting to check-in and board passengers, whilst embracing and adhering to the business’s Health, Safety and Environment Serco Policy.
The job requires a commitment to delivering excellent customer service whilst being able to follow standards and to have good organisational skills. We are looking for a good team player with a can-do attitude who takes initiative and ownership, particularly of personal development, and committed to Serco’s Values of Trust, Care, Innovation and Pride. You must be able to communicate well with the public and team members and be confident to use a phone and computer system.
What we offer:


  • Competitive salaries with annual reviews 
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Employee Assistance Programme, Simply Health Plans, Annual Leave Purchase Scheme, free flu vaccines and more.
  • Access to a huge range of discounts and exclusive deals such as Travel discounts, Online and Instore Shopping/Grocery discounts, Mobile Phone discounts, Cinema discounts, Leisure, and Hospitality discounts.
  • A fantastic culture and supportive team where you’ll get the chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion.
  • Interesting and enjoyable work.
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities

About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.



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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.


We see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates. We’re a proud holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard and we actively encourage applications from females, those with disabilities or from an ethnic minority background. 

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