Service Advisor

  • Haywards Heath
  • Lavender Motors Ltd.

Are you able to develop instant rapport with people, and be extremely likeable?

If you’re the Customer Service Advisor we are looking for - you'll be

Verbally fluent, have excellent communication skills, a positive mindset and love learning.

You will be ambitious to grow and achieve. We are looking for someone who can work as part of the team but also someone who has imagination and initiative. Someone who takes ownership and responsibility for the task at hand.

As a Customer Service Advisor you will deal directly with customers, scheduling service work to their vehicles and informing them of any additional repairs required. You will handle administrative and customer relations aspects of the service departments operations. You will demonstrate professionalism, persistence and excellent communication skills over the phone and face to face.

You’ll play a key role in engaging with our customers. Customer Service is the primary focus of your role and you’ll be supported fully in your development within this role.

Your duties include :

  • Greeting customers,handling enquiries and scheduling work
  • Answering the telephone
  • Interpreting customer concerns and comments and liaising with the Service Manager and Workshop controller
  • Liaising with customers and gaining authorisation for any additional work required
  • Keeping customers fully informed and arranging vehicle collections and deliveries
  • Collecting and delivering customer vehicles as required
  • Handling customer concerns
  • Responding to customer requests
  • Preparing estimates for the customer
  • Preparing invoices for the customer
  • Operating a customer follow-up system and recording results
  • Ensuring Reception area is tidy and presentable
  • Taking payment and recording method
  • Opening, reading and distributing incoming mail
  • Setting up and maintaining paper and electronic filing systems for records purposes

You are Responsible for : Ensuring customers are kept fully informed throughout the process Answering the Telephone in a timely manner *

  • Meeting and greeting customers
  • Operating a customer follow-up system and recording results
  • Ensuring payment methods are recorded accurately
  • Ensuring Work space and customer waiting area is clean and tidy

Skills Required: A professional manner

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Good organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • The ability to multi-task
  • The ability to gather technical information and relay it in a way that customers will understand
  • Good time management

If you believe this is the position for you, please re-read this advertisement and submit your CV. We look forward to meeting you

Salary : £20,000.00-£25,000.00 per year


  • Day shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Performance bonus
  • Tips
  • Yearly bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Haywards Heath: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)