Customer Service Assistant - Bilston, West Midlands
Hours: 14.5 hours per week
Location: Bert Williams Leisure Centre
We’re a city with big ambitions. A place packed with pride, passion and endless potential.
WV Active is our leisure brand and has three centres in the city. Bert Williams, in Bilston, Aldersley Leisure Village in Tettenhall and Central Baths, a city centre location.
Are you passionate about working in the leisure and fitness industry and looking for the next step in your career?
At WV Active we want to hear from you.
As a Customer Service Assistant, you’ll need to be customer focused, want to help our members achieve their fitness goals, have a modern approach and be ready to move the business forward.
You will deliver excellent customer service as WV Active’s front of house representative and provide a welcoming, warm and professional environment to all visitors. You will have a positive and customer orientated approach in ensuring visitors have the best experience.
You will support the Sales & Service Manager in sales, retention and administration of memberships. You will also have an interest in the leisure and fitness industry and be knowledgeable about WV Active facilities and offers to actively sell and promote services.
A rota system is in place for this post and should expect to work early, late and weekend shifts. Please see shift pattern below.
Shift Pattern - Please do not apply if you cannot work these hours
Thursday - 14:00-22:30
Friday - 15:30-22:30
This post is subject to the essential qualifications highlighted in the person specification and an enhanced DBS check.
If you are called for an interview, please ensure you have relevant identification and qualification certificates to provide.
Previous applicants need not apply.
Our working arrangements
All council roles are allocated to either a fixed, field or flexible work style. Some roles are agile which enables and empowers employees to maximise their performance and productivity, whilst maintaining a healthy work life balance. Roles with a fixed workstyle work in a fixed permanent council location. Roles with a field workstyle are usually allocated where employees are required to be out working in the community with a minimum requirement for ‘touch down’ space at any council location. Roles with a flexible workstyle have a flexible base location to meet the needs of the business and employees can work from a mixture of home or any council office, partner/client, or external location, as required to meet service requirements.
Please refer to the Job Description for further information on the workstyle assigned to the role you are applying for.
We are committed to building a workforce that is reflective of the diverse community we serve. We want to attract the best applications from people of all backgrounds and underrepresented groups because we strongly believe in adding value through diversity, inclusion, and equality. Our employees enable us to deliver services that are accessible, inclusive, and reflective of Wolverhampton residents.
Our status as a Disability Confident Employer showcases our commitment to people with disabilities or health conditions, advocating for their opportunities and potential. We've received the Stonewall Silver Award, emphasising our dedication to the LGBT+ community by nurturing an inspiring, inclusive, and equal workplace. As of March 2023, the RACE Code Quality Mark signifies our active engagement with racial equality. These recognitions validate our continuous efforts towards fostering an inclusive work environment that respects and values our diverse employees.
As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, a Gold Award Armed Forces employer and our commitment to supporting care leavers - we offer a guaranteed interview as long as your application meets the essential criteria for the post.
We encourage, inspire and value an inclusive culture here at the council where employees can flourish, thrive and be themselves. We have four staff equality forums for employees to join. These help to ensure our employees have a voice, they feel empowered to speak up and where everyone is treated with respect.
Recruitment of Ex-Offenders
We are committed to the fair treatment of all our employees, potential employees, or users of our service regardless of offending background. The Council uses the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for any vacancies that require a DBS check to obtain information about applicants to assess their suitability for employment in positions of trust. We do not discriminate unfairly against any individual on the basis of a conviction or any other information revealed as a result of a DBS disclosure.
Local Government Employers and trade unions are currently in negotiations to agree the 2023/2024 annual pay offer for employees. Once pay settlement is agreed this will be backdated to 1 April 2023.