Customer Service Assistant

Job Details

London Borough of Tower Hamlets are looking for an Customer Service Assistant to Provide a high quality, efficient, responsive, and cost effective frontline Customer Service that meets the diverse needs of the community and complies with the Council’s
customer promise, statutory requirements, guidance, and codes of practice.


  • Be the first point of contact in providing customers with bassistance, sign-posting and positive solutions either face to face, over the telephone or through digital means.
  • Provide a high quality of library, learning and information services that achieve customer satisfaction and maintains LBTH JD and PS Customer Service Assistant (Idea Store) February 2022 the highest level of service standards to all customers
    across the council.
  • Working as part of a team of Customer Service Advisors and Assistants, contribute to the day-to-day running of the Idea Store.
  • Welcome and greet Idea Store users, taking a positive role in promoting Idea Store services and stock, making customers feel welcome and at ease, and ensuring high
    customer service standards are met.
  • Deal with customers in a polite, courteous, efficient, and effective manner at all times to achieve the highest standards of customer care. Provide assistance to callers whilst considering their individual needs and give general advice on other Council services as appropriate
  • Provide a high level of customer care and always promote a good external perception of the Council. Ensure all customers are dealt with efficiently and effectively and help is offered to those customers with special needs who might
    require assistance. Encourage suggestions and comments and deal with complaints.
  • Support the Idea Store objectives through covering the shop floor and implementing the Library Bye Laws and regulations in association with security staff and other colleagues.
  • Assist in case of staff shortages, working flexibly as required
    to ensure the smooth running of services.
  • Carry out shelving duties, removal of stock, process new items, promotion, and assist in the stock taking process in line with procedures and guidance.
  • Register new members in accordance with the Idea Store
    protocols and assist customers using self-service systems.
  • Meet and greet customers who may request assistance, floor walk and continuously ensure that the store is tidy and presentable.
  • Assist in the delivery of the Idea Store offers for adults and children such as, storytelling, reader development, homework clubs, primetime etc.
  • Provide support for learning and library activities in Idea Stores by following the agreed guidance and procedures, assisting in the use of appropriate learning materials, equipment and facilities.
  • Assist the Customer Service Team Leader and Customer Service Advisors in maintaining the site in a clean, tidy and fit for purpose state and to carry out tasks related to housekeeping, premises tidying and cleaning as necessary
    and in line with Health & Safety.

Payrate:£22.18 umbrella