Travel Trade Assistant-NorthLink Ferries

Kirkwall | Other

Travel Trade Assistant, Kirkwall


NorthLink Ferries, Kiln Corner, Ayre Road, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1QX


Permanent, Part Time, 14 Hours per week (Monday/ Tuesday)


Competitive salary plus benefits


Do you enjoy working with the public and want to receive practical training, development, and progression within a customer focused environment?


Are you looking for Part Time hours for your next role?


We have some exciting opportunities to join our team in based in Kirkwall. Working in our busy office you'll be part of our Travel Trade team who work hard to provide a high-quality service to customers within one of Transport's flagship contracts NorthLink Ferries. In this role of Travel Trade Assistant, you will be making reservations and assisting in the effective running of the department as part of a team that strive to deliver a great experience for each one of our passengers.

This position is well suited to individuals who enjoy working in a customer facing role and want to be part of a program that supports your development towards a long and successful career.

Within this role you will be making customer reservations by telephone, email and in person whilst embracing and adhering to the business's Health, Safety and Environment Serco Policy.

The job requires a commitment to delivering excellent customer service whilst being able to follow standards and to have good organisational skills. We are looking for a good team player with a can-do attitude who takes initiative and ownership, particularly of personal development, and committed to Serco's Values of Trust, Care, Innovation and Pride. You must be able to communicate well with the public and team members and be confident to use a phone and computer system.


What we offer:


  • Competitive hourly rates of pay
  • Up to 25 days (pro-rata) annual leave
  • Pension Scheme, Life assurance, wellbeing support, staff discounts.
  • Varied and interesting work - no day is the same at NorthLink Ferries
  • Having the chance to work with and around friendly people - we have a great culture with high employee satisfaction
  • The opportunity to work for a well-respected brand where people development is at the heart of our culture
  • The opportunity to contribute to charity events - we help and support our communities.








About Serco
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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11/10/2023 02:16:00
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