Claims Assistant

Kings Hill, West Malling
09 Aug 2017
06 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Based at Kings Hill, West Malling

Full Time


£16,500 pa

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our client based in Kings Hill, they are going from strength to strength and growing rapidly. Working in their Pet Insurance department you will be responsible for liaising closely with customers, veterinary practices and 3rd parties to assist the claims department with the smooth claims process journey.

Key Responsibilities

  • Uploading claims correspondence and claim forms received onto the claims system, responding to customers’ written requests for claim forms or enquiries into the progress of their claims, and their general enquiries;
  • Chasing documentation from customers, external contacts and third parties.
  • Keeping the customer informed of progress at all times both verbally and in writing via email, SMS or letter;
  • Taking inbound calls from customers, external contacts and third parties;
  • Assisting policyholders’ with general queries over the telephone;
  • Taking new claim form request calls;
  • Taking inbound sales quote calls;
  • Outbound calling for information to support claims, and returning policyholders calls where necessary;
  • Generally assisting with administration tasks to support the claims handlers;
  • Processing continuation claim assessments;
  • Identifying potentially fraudulent claims and following the agreed processes for referral;
  • Returning original documents to customers, where required;
  • Ensuring system records are kept up to date and that claim activity is recorded accurately via system notes;
  •  Adhering to legal requirements, industry regulations and quality standards set by the company.

Key Skills, Knowledge and Experience Required

  • Technical knowledge of veterinary terminology, ailments and medication
  • Strong call handling skills
  • Excellent administration skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service and problem resolution skills
  • Strong service delivery ethic
  • Flexible
  • High standard of personal motivation and initiative


Our client is within the financial services industry client will carry out criminal record and financial checks including CCJs and bankruptcy.

All initial interviews will be carried out in our offices in Maidstone.  Interpersonnel UK Ltd is acting as a recruitment consultancy on behalf of our client. Interpersonnel is an equal opportunities employer.

We are pleased to receive a significant number of applications for most roles advertised. We are therefore unable to respond to individual applicants unless shortlisted. If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion

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