Claims Handler

  • Job Reference: 105755
  • Date Posted: 3 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Easy Web Recruitment
  • Location: Gloucester
  • Salary: £21,500
  • Sector: Insurance & Superannuation
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Claims Handler

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced insurance Claims Handler to join our Team. This role is very customer focussed, requiring you to provide an excellent claims service to our customers and overall claims support to the broking teams.

  • To achieve your key performance indicators including service targets.
  • To ensure that clients are fully informed of the process of their claims
  • To place handle claims within your authority limits referring unusual cases to an experienced colleague or head office.
  • Clients queries and correspondence.
  • The effective management of your diary.
  • To adhere to agreed policies and procedures as detailed in the claims procedures and in the compliance handbook.
  • To use all core PIB systems and any specific claims monitoring ensuring they are regularly updated for effective Management information and Reporting.
  • To attend company and/or claims meetings and events as required, including prescribed training. Also to achieve the minimum requirements for CPD through training provided in house or by identifying development areas during your performance and development review meetings.
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as requested by management.
  • Experience in the financial services/insurance sector
  • Experience in working in insurance claims
  • Motor and personal lines claims
  • Maintaining and manging your own caseload
  • Good working knowledge of general insurance contracts including property and motor classes.
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Fantastic customer service skills
  • Negotiation and complaint resolution

Further information

As well as a competitive salary we offer the following benefits -
  • Competitive holiday allowance with the annual option to buy additional days
  • Death in Service benefit of x4 salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • Very generous maternity and paternity leave packages
  • A flexible benefits package which allows you to add additional benefits to your overall package
  • Our benefits portal offers discounts on technology & electronics, cinemas, restaurants, days out, mortgage advice, travel and many more
  • Referral schemes
  • Discounted rates on PIB products
  • We offer a first-class employee benefits and welfare package to support our employees with financial management, cycle to work scheme, counselling support, health screening, will writing, menopause support, books, stopping smoking and much more
  • We also offer a wide range of discounts including a kids pass – giving you discount to over 4500 attractions and activities, discounts at hairdressers and beauticians, climate change projects with lots of other options to choose
  • An experienced Learning & Development department to offer study support to enhance your career with us with access to free online courses on top
  • Being a part of our PIB Community Trust, we support fundraising where you can apply for grants from PIB Group towards your chosen charity
We are proud of our success and growth and have been recognised for many industry awards across our business. If you wish to work for a company that truly puts people at the heart of their organisation, then we would love to hear from you. Our employee’s success isn’t measured on time spent in the office, so please talk to us about your flexible working needs. We have many sites across the UK and have colleagues who work from home some of the time and work in one of our offices for part of the week. We would love to hear from you if you want to hear more about opportunities in PIB.

We are an equal opportunities employer, committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, gender, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

Why Work For Us?

Thistle Insurance Services, established in 1938, has a wealth of experience and expertise in niche and specialist insurance sectors, developing and offering products for leisure and lifestyle, commercial, professional risks, and wholesale markets. We create, distribute, and manage non-brokered niche products for these markets, delivering to consumers and SMEs under the 'Guard' brands.

Thistle Insurance is based in Gloucester. We also are part of PIB Group, which means that we can enjoy the strength and leverage that come with being part of a larger group for the benefit of our people as well as our customers.

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