FSCS • Aldgate

Contact Centre Specialist

Employment type:  Full time
Salary:  £31,500

Fully flexible hours

Job Description

Contact Centre Specialist


Salary: £31,500 per annum,

Location: Aldgate, London. This role will be based full time in the office.

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm


A great opportunity to join the FSCS operating within a critical function at the sharp end of our business. You’ll receive excellent on-boarding and training, and you’ll learn and develop quickly.

You will be an advocate for the FSCS brand & the first point of contact for our customers supporting them via a multi-channel inbound contact centre. You will be at the forefront of our customer proposition servicing our customers & helping to provide a trusted compensation service for when financial firms fail, & through this helping to raise public confidence in the financial services industry.

Essential Criteria:

  • We’re looking for naturally helpful and friendly people. You must enjoy speaking with customers and helping them with questions / queries about their financial products and services.
  • The ideal candidate would already have exposure working within the financial services industry either working within Banking, Complaints handling, pensions or similar investment-related markets
  • Be able to use and have experience using an array of different tools and channels to communicate to customers such as voice, webchat, , email and be able to respond in a professional tone of voice, all contributing to delivering excellent customer experiences
  • You will be customer-focused and possess excellent etiquette while speaking to customers being able to build rapport quickly
  • Passionate and be able to possess great enthusiasm in dealing with customer queries and always willing to go beyond to solve problems
  • You will be extremely diligent possessing excellent attention to detail and being able to portray this both in written and verbal environments
  • Be able to take ownership of queries and have a passion for resolving these
  • You will possess previous experience with vulnerable customers

Desirable Criteria:

  • Be able to build relationships across stakeholders and teams
  • Great organisation and ability to manage shifting priorities through ambiguity and change
  • Possessing a high EQ and being empathetic and able to understand the customers' situation
  • Advantageous to possess a financial services qualification
  • Team player
  • RO1 is advantageous however training will be provided for this

We are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that candidates may need during the recruitment process, and you will be asked whether you require any during your application. If there are additional options you’d like to request, please contact shane.streeter@fscs.org.uk


  • We also offer 26 days of annual leave
  • 9%+ pension contributions
  • Private medical and dental insurance
  • 6 months paid maternity/paternity/shared parental leave
  • Discounted Gym membership

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks
Enhanced paternity leave – 26 weeks
Adoption leave
Shared parental leave
Work from anywhere scheme – 4 weeks working overseas per year
26 days annual leave + bank holidays
Work from home allowance
Pregnancy loss leave
Teambuilding days
An additional 20 days dependants leave.
Private medical insurance for your whole family.
Employees are largely happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel that they can mostly manage how they get their own work done

Working at FSCS

Company employees


Office locations

City of London

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Finance & Insurance

Finance & Insurance

Industry awards 2023
Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2023

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