£30,053 - £32,737


Wakefield District - Hybrid working with two days in the office per week


Up to 37 (flexible working welcomed)

End Date




We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our Customer Relations Team.

What you'll be doing

As a Complaints Officer, you will be responsible for ensuring complaints, MP Enquiries and correspondence directed to the Chief Executive is responded to within target and to a consistently high standard.

You will also ensure that our tenants’ priorities are addressed and that a positive approach to learning from complaints is taken to improve our services. You will work closely with customer facing employees to implement good practice and identify opportunities to devise innovative solutions.

What we’re looking for

  • excellent verbal and written communication and customer service skills;
  • the ability to work to tight deadlines;
  • resilience to manage a consistent workload;
  • good interpersonal skills who can manage difficult conversations; and
  • a passion for delivering high standards. 

For more details on what we’re looking for in this role, please see Job Description below.

For more information or an informal chat about this role, please contact Stephanie Borman, Complaints Manager on 01977 724662

Please note: that interviews are scheduled for week commencing 8 July 2024.

WDH is accredited by Investors in People, which means we recognise that our employees are our most valuable asset. As an employer WDH can offer you a great set of benefits which includes:

  • 26 days holiday (rising to 31 over 5 years service) and statutory bank holidays;
  • an extra day off on your birthday;
  • generous employer pension contribution;
  • happy to talk flexible working, including options for reduced hours, compressed hours or other flexible working patterns;
  • a wide range of personal development opportunities;
  • a fantastic health and wellbeing package;
  • one day to take part in our Volunteering Scheme; and
  • "cycle to work" scheme and discounted shopping platform.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all.

How to apply

  • Read the job description, person specification and guidance notes below.
  • Complete the supporting information form below with details of how you meet the person specification.
  • We also encourage you to provide your CV if you have one but please remove any information that identifies you (e.g. your name and address). 
  • Email your supporting information form, and CV if you have one, to [email protected] before the closing date. Applications close at midnight on the date specified at the top of this page.

What happens next? 

  • You'll receive an automatic reply to let you know we've received your application.
  • We'll then score all the applications against the person specification and contact you to let you know if we're inviting you to interview. 

If you have any questions, please contact our Recruitment Team on the email address above.