Birmingham, West Midlands
£19,000 - £21,000 per year + benefits
Temporary, 6 Month Fixed Term Contract, Full-time
Job description

The opportunity

Are you interested in a career in customer service?  Do you love providing excellent customer service? Would you love to work for an amazing charity that funds research that really does save lives?  

If that sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

About the role

We’re looking for three Customer Care Advisors to help us provide a fantastic responsive service to all our customers. 

Acting as one of the first points of contact with the customers, representing British Heart Foundation (BHF) you’ll provide an exceptional level of customer service. You’ll respond to and resolve inbound customers, supporters and fundraisers queries via telephone, email and live chat. 


This role is fast paced and you'll be able o take account for your own work and actions. Using the BHF’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database you’ll keep records of all contact made, updating customers’ addresses, contact preferences and all other admin needs.


We're open to receiving applications from candidates UK wide. Candidates would work a blended contract between home and office working and there will be a requirement for a weekly presence at our Birmingham hub.


Please note these are fixed term contracts for 6 months, with the potential to be extended to 12 months. 

About you

With a high standard of written and spoken English, you’ll have experience working in an call centre environment.  You’ll be a fantastic communicator, able to listen and problem solve and able to work at pace. 

You'll have a good standard of IT skills and computer literacy specifically relating to Microsoft Office packages, database/CRM systems and the recording/inputting of data.

With a real passion for delivering world-class customer service, you'll be able to demonstrate excellent customer service skills, with energy and empathy by telephone and in writing. You’ll also be able to demonstrate attention to detail and will have excellent administrative and time management skills to deliver results on time and within target.

About us


We’re here to keep hearts beating and blood flowing. With research spanning all heart and circulatory diseases, we are out to beat the world’s biggest killers. From head to toe you have over 60,000 miles of blood vessels in your body so we have our work cut out.

Here at the BHF we understand that you might need a little help balancing your work and home life.  Many of our people work flexibly in many different ways. Please feel free to talk to us about the flexibility you may need; we’re happy to explore what’s possible for you and the role.


We celebrate diversity and make inclusion part of what we do every day. Diversity and Inclusion forms a main pillar in our People Experience Strategy. Our aim is for all of our colleagues and volunteers to bring their true self to work.

Interview process 

The interview process will be held over MS Teams. 

How to apply 

It’s quick and easy to apply for a role at the BHF. Just click on the apply button below. All you’ll need is an up to date CV and a supporting statement, outlining your interest in the role and how you meet the role’s criteria.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

Our recruitment process requires that successful candidates are asked to consent to a Basic criminal records check and any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory basic DBS check.


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Posted on: 24 November 2021
Closed date: 24 December 2021
Tags: Admin, Operations