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Claims Handler – Total Loss

Full Time Permanent

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Job Title: Claims Handler – Total Loss – Receive £1,000 as a signing on bonus if you join us as a Claims Handler
Contract Type: Full time, permanent
Salary Range: £18,700 – £21,000 depending on experience
Location: Eastleigh

Receive £1,000 as a signing on bonus if you join us as a Claims Handler. T's and C's apply, offer must be accepted by 31st December 2021.

Our Total Loss Department is looking for conscientious and empathic individuals to join the Fleet Team and provide support to our customers who have Fleet or Motorbike insurance with us, at a time when they need us the most. We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic people who thrive on engaging with customers over the phone to ensure we achieve the right outcome for both customer and company. You will have your own allocated number of claims following an accident, fire or theft to manage through verbal and written communication, with verbal being the most preferred.

The main purpose of the role:

Our Total Loss Negotiators are the face and, more importantly, the voice of our business when it comes to dealing with our customers. As a Total Loss Negotiator, you will be acting as the primary contact for our Fleet and Motorbike Policy Holders who are looking to manage accident, fire and theft claims, along with negotiating the settlement of their claims. You will be responsible for managing your own caseload to ensure claims are settled in appropriate timescales dependant on the given situation, along with evaluating appropriate settlement.

Salary £18,700 increasing to £21,000 in increments on completion of our 18 months' pay progression scheme.

Main Responsibilities as Claims Handler – Total Loss:

Manage the commencement of claims ensuring the customer requirements and expectations are properly framed and understood.
Provide guidance to customers and help influence their decisions to protect claims cost and where possible provide a one stop shop.
Ensure that claims are handled in the correct technical manner, in accordance with policy cover, legal liability, and department, fraud and FCA guidelines.
Provide customers with a quality service in line with the Claims Guiding Principles.
Ensure that during the claim handling process company standards, procedures and compliance are followed.
Ensure the accuracy of reserves, present positions and recovery fields.
Provide effective internal and external communications in order to achieve a quality service in line with departmental objectives.
Settle allocated claims to Ageas financial benefit.Desired experience for a Total Loss Negotiator:

To be a skilful communicator, capable of dealing effectively with the full range of customer contacts from the general public through to lawyers.
The ability to negotiate, persuade and influence others to your way of thinking.
Computer literate with the ability to create written communications.
Ability to demonstrate a high standard of customer service.
A positive attitude and a flexible approach to change and team working.Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy within the Claims Handler – Total Loss role based in Eastleigh:

A competitive pension for which Ageas will pay twice the amount.
Generous amount of holidays with the option to buy up to 5 additional days.
Annual Salary review.
Discretionary annual bonus based on personal and company performance.
Life assurance of 4 x salary with the option to flex up.
Return to work programme scheme.
Flexible benefits package (private medical insurance, health and dental plans, free life assurance policy, discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme as well as discounts with a wide range of retailers through our partner (url removed)).
Support groups- well-being activities, yoga, mindfulness sessions, Sports and Social Club events and more.About #Ageas:
With a history of almost 200 years we pride ourselves on being a leading provider of award-winning insurance solutions in the UK. We've scooped a Gold Standard Insurance Award for the last nine years running and received a five star defaqto rating for offering the highest quality products in the market.
We take pride in creating a supportive, inclusive and safe environment, encouraging people to bring 100% of themselves to work every day and where our people are our most valuable asset. With over 2,800 employees based across our offices in Bournemouth, Eastleigh, Gloucester, London and Manchester, our people help Ageas create a thriving, creative and innovative place to work, which is echoed in the service we provide to over five million customers.
Our purpose is clear: To understand people + simplify insurance. We live and breathe our values – we care and respect those around us; we dare to push our boundaries, we deliver what we promise, above all, we learn together, inspire others and share success.

As a fully inclusive employer, we encourage anyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation to apply and join a great company. We are fully committed to inclusion and diversity more broadly and as proud Partners of Bourne Free – Bournemouth Pride, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a signatory of the Women in Finance and Race at Work Charter and the Insurance Inclusion Pledge and members of the Business Disability Forum and Global Taskforce for Disability and also partners of the Rays of Sunshine Charity, we will continue to raise awareness and support of all inclusion and diversity activities.
As a disability confident employer, we encourage anyone with a disability to apply.

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