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Insurance Assistant

Vacancy Details

Salary: £21,568 to £23,000 per annum
Location: Central Office
Region: South East
Job Type: Specialist Professional
Category: Permanent- Full Time
Closing Date: 10/07/2020
Date Posted: 09/17/2020
Reference: 0000037584


Insurance Assistant
Central Office, Reading, RG7 3YG
£21,568 to £23,000 per annum + benefits

Interviews: week commencing 12th October

This is a fantastic opportunity to join The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association as an Insurance Assistant in our dedicated Central Office team, based near Reading.

The role
The Insurance Assistant helps people with sight loss to live the life they choose by being the first point of contact and professional adviser on all day to day matters within the Insurance Department, providing high level, efficient and effective support to Head of Insurance. Apply knowledge and expertise to action claims within strict time frames.

Who we’re looking for
Previous experience in the insurance industry is essential to this role. In addition to this, you will:

  • Have practical claims handling experience.
  • Be conversant with terms, conditions and principles of general insurance policy contracts and insurance related statutory obligations.
  • Have designed work systems previously.

For the complete list of essential and desirable criteria necessary to being successful in this role please see the Person Specification within the Job Description below.

This role is 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week, with 26 days paid holiday (excluding bank holidays) a year. As a charity, we’re always keen to support flexible working as best we can.

We offer a generous pension scheme, life assurance and enhanced pay for parenting and sickness leave. In addition, we provide an Employee Assistance Programme, flexible benefits package and discounts and cashback scheme to care for our people.

How to apply
Applications can be made using the online application form. You will need to evidence the criteria as set out in the attached job description. As part of our safer recruitment policy, we do not accept CVs for job applications.


Guide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximise achievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome, and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from disabled people as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an invite to interview for all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job.


Guide Dogs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk of harm with whom we work. We expect all our employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.

We reserve the right to close adverts early.

If you are successful you will need to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. We cannot provide sponsorship for this role.


Salary: £21,568 to £23,000 per annum
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