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Helpdesk Advisor - TEMP TO PERM

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    Competitive + Overtime Rate

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    Natalie Gomm

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    about 1 month ago

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TXM Recruit are urgently recruiting for 2 x Helpdesk Advisors to join a busy and highly regarded support team within a well renowned hospital in Portsmouth. 

Shift Pattern - equally rotated between team

Monday to Sunday (16 week rota)

0600 - 1400 / 1400 - 2200 / 2200 - 0600

About the role:
  1. To provide our client with a highly efficient, effective and polite service by both telephone and face to face as directed by the Manager.
  2. To respond to all emergency calls and alarms such as major incident, fire and cardiac arrest, flat baby, etc. reacting swiftly and correctly and in the correct sequence to ensure all relevant persons are contacted according to the hospital/Trust procedures.
  3. To ensure accurate information is always available and recorded as required, including reporting and liaise with the appropriate companies for any telephone or alarm faults.
  4. Co-ordinate the booking of official taxi’s as required, including maintaining an economic use of the service. Examine and prepare accounts before authorisation of each journey.
  5. To assist with the recording and to complete the costing of private calls connected through the system, including invoicing and monitoring of private accounts and scheduled submission of required reports for the Trust.
  6. To participate, assist and reprogram any equipment associated with the telephone service, including bleeps, faxes, mobiles, long range pagers. The keeping of accurate records and amending information on the directory, call logger, ISDX system and provide regular printouts and associated administration duties as required.
  7. Daily compilation of the doctors and managers on call duty boards, leave lists, residents list and information book to ensure accurate information is continuously communicated at all levels for the QAH site.
  8. Participate in the training of newly appointed staff by mentoring and shadowing, as directed by telecommunications management to ensure the high profile of the department is maintained.
  9. Put procedures into effect in the event of a Major Incident and promote rapid response by all staff concerned in the event.
  10. Any other duties within the scope of the post as may be directed by the Customer Liaison Manager.
About you: 
  • Proven skills in use of word processing packages (Microsoft Office).
  • The ability to work using own initiative and without supervision.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure to deal with cardiac arrests, flat baby alerts, fire alarms, lift breakdowns and Major Incidents.
  • Ability to train new operators
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Administration skills
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • An understanding of the political sensitivities of the Trust
  • Ability to demonstrate confidentiality and trustworthiness.
  • A willingness to be flexible and part of a team.
  • Ability to juggle many priorities at one time, whilst remaining calm
If this suits your background and can commit to the shift patterns, please APPLY NOW or contact Natalie Gomm on 07885669698 to discuss further.