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Specialist Support Agent



Posted 3 weeks ago

Join Tandem, the UK's Greener Digital Bank, and Drive Positive Change as a Specialist Support Agent


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£26000 - £28000

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Cardiff, United Kingdom

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary: Tandem is a pioneering digital bank in the UK committed to sustainability and positive transformation in the banking sector. With a mission to innovate the way we manage finances while caring for the planet, Tandem's dynamic team of 500 works under core values of bravery, enterprise, simplicity, and collaboration. Tandem also offers Loop, an app to streamline money sharing among friends. The bank's inclusive culture and emphasis on diverse experiences form a unique workplace that champions change and customer satisfaction.

  • Role Summary:
    • Provide tailored support to customers facing challenges like health, life events, and financial resilience.
    • Ensure Tandem's compliance with regulatory standards for vulnerable customers.
    • Conduct case reviews, call listening, and deliver training to uphold customer service quality.
    • Lead initiatives to enhance bank policies, processes, and documentation.
  • Role Requirements:
    • Customer-centric with a passion for exceptional service and protecting vulnerable customers.
    • Self-motivated with the ability to identify opportunities for improvement.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Experience in a regulated financial environment and delivering coaching and training.
    • Knowledge of FCA regulations and consumer vulnerability guidance.
    • Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office.
    • Experience in supporting vulnerable individuals in professional or personal contexts.

Join our team at Tandem and benefit from an impressive package including a competitive salary with bonus potential, a generous holiday allowance, healthcare plan, electric vehicle scheme, cycle to work program, pension contributions, and more. Plus, contribute to a greener future and enjoy perks like a tree planted in your name and additional leave for sustainable lifestyle choices.

Job Title: Specialist Support Agent 
Working Pattern: Monday to Friday (09:00-17:00)
Salary: £26,000 - £28,000 and up to 20% bonus and benefits 
Location: Flexible, hybrid working from any of our UK offices in London, Cardiff, Durham or Blackpool

At Tandem, we're not just a bank; we're a movement for positive change. If you're an ambitious and dedicated Specialist Support Agent, ready to make an impact, we've got a space with your name on it!

The main purpose of the role is to support our customers who most need support.

This role has many aspects to it, you will own a portfolio of customers who are experiencing challenges such as Health Issues, Life Events, Resilience challenges and Capability challenges. Your responsibility is to guarantee that we offer appropriate assistance to these customers and achieve positive results.

You will also be responsible for ensuring the company is meeting regulatory requirements towards vulnerable customers, you will help ensure all staff are treating customers in the right way through, case reviews, call listening and delivering training and support. You will also be required to ensure you are aware of legislation changes and support the Specialist Customer Support Manager in delivering any changes to the bank as a whole.  You will take part in projects and lead pieces of work across the bank to help improve policies, processes and documentation across all levels of the bank.

We are Tandem - Where impact meets innovation

Tandem is the UK's greener digital bank on a bold quest to revolutionise the way we save, borrow, spend, and share – all while nurturing our planet, our people and our customers. As one of Europe’s fastest growing digital banks, our values of being Brave, Enterprising, Simple, and Together (BEST) ensure our 500-strong team collaborate to drive a brighter, greener future. 
Tandem also leads the way with a secondary app called Loop. Loop gives customers a simpler, hassle free and awkward free way to share money among friends.

Your team: Collaborators in change 

Tandem is proud to offer a workplace with diverse experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds which leads to a unique company culture for our people and a better experience for our customers.

You will be working with a small and driven team who are dedicated to ensuring our customers are given the best support possible and ensuring the bank protects all of our vulnerable customers.   

Your Impact: Building a greener tomorrow 

As a Specialist Support Agent at Tandem your focus will be on:

  • Effectively listening and demonstrating empathy and respect to all customers to provide an outcome that is as fair and positive as it would be for a non-vulnerable customer.
  • Working with Tandem employees where there is a vulnerability need identified to support our people as well as we would all our customers.
  • Identifying any gaps within policies and procedures in assisting vulnerable customers effectively.
  • Ensuring detailed and accurate customer records to enable customers to not have to repeat their situations when making further contact.
  • Working closely with third parties to aid in developing expertise and business understanding of vulnerabilities.
  • Developing and maintaining a good level of knowledge of the relevant customer base and target market vulnerabilities.

We’d love to hear from you if you have:

  • Someone who is customer centric and passionate about customer experience and protecting our vulnerable customers.
  • Someone who is self-motivated; you’ll have the desire to take the initiative and identify opportunities to enhance our vulnerable customer approach.
  • Someone with excellent verbal and written communication skills with key ability to interact professionally and empathically with customers.
  • Someone with experience of working in a conduct role in a financial regulated environment.
  • Experience delivering coaching and training 
  • You’ll be pragmatic in your approach to supporting customers.
  • You’ll be resilient and capable of thriving during periods of change.
  • You’ll be a diligent individual who is committed to continual assessment and improvement.
  • You’ll have knowledge of FCA regulatory requirements including consumer vulnerability guidance.
  • You’ll possess strong computer literacy including working experience on Microsoft Office.
  • Someone who has demonstrable evidence of engaging/supporting vulnerability either in a work or personal environment.
  • You’ll be able to show any other qualifications that enable the ability to effectively support vulnerable customers. 

Rewards that reflect your value, what’s in it for you? 
At Tandem, your hard work is rewarded in many ways, and we have an enhanced employee benefits package on offer from your very first day with us: 

  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 days Bank Holiday  
  • An additional day off for a ‘celebration day’ including, but not limited to, birthdays, weddings, religious holidays, graduations etc
  • Buy or sell up to 5 days holiday a year
  • Healthcare cash plan through Westfield Health worth a minimum of £750 per year
  • Electric Vehicle salary sacrifice scheme   
  • Cycle to Work salary sacrifice scheme and a free helmet  
  • Salary sacrifice Pension contribution*, 4% employee contributions matched with 4% Tandem contribution (*Subject to salary eligibility)
  • Smart Tech scheme (buy goods with 0% interest)
  • 10% discount on solar panels
  • Tandem Hub for treats, cash back and discounts on UK retailers   
  • 2 days per year paid volunteering   
  • Free cereal, snacks and drinks in all offices
  • Quarterly team social budgets  

Our Green Deal: Your Impact Amplified 
A little welcome gift from us to you, we’ll plant a tree in the Tandem Grove and you can enter into our “Green Deal” below:

  • Volunteer 2 days a year for charity > receive an early Friday finish 
  • Raise £200 per annum for charity > Tandem provide PR and marketing support 
  • Have renewable energy at home > receive an additional 1 day annual leave 
  • Drive an electric car > receive £500 towards a home charger  

Ready to make your mark? 

Apply now and let's pave the way to a greener world, together. Our approach to DE&I is reflected in our hiring process so please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments. 

Sourcing Model

Recruitment at Tandem works primarily on a direct sourcing model and does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies which are not on the preferred supplier list. We are not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, our employees, or any other part of our company. You can find our Applicant Privacy Policy on our Careers page. 
Tandem is an equal opportunity employer and are committed to meeting our responsibilities under the Equality Act (2010). We respect the diverse experience and talents that every individual brings to our Company, and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable. 

Please be aware that background checking (including credit and criminal records checks) form part of our recruitment process. We will adhere to our duties under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.


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