Luminate Education Group

Customer Experience Assistant (LUM595/189)

2 days left

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£21,028 per annum
17 May 2023
04 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

About the Role

We are a friendly, enthusiastic team with a passion for working with a diverse group of people, to deliver an outstanding customer experience to our students, visitors and stakeholders.

 We take pride in guiding our students on their journey to achieve their aspirations. Our perfect day is to see all our students start their college day with a smile and to have a fun whilst they learn!

We are a part of a 50 plus strong Customer Experience, Student Recruitment Department and we are located in central Leeds with easy access to the train and bus station. Our customer experience teams are located at various campus sites across Leeds and are part of Luminate Education Group.

You will be part of a constantly growing team of customer experience assistants working on a busy reception, no one day is the same, you will deal a variety of enquiries including giving information and guidance to potential and current students to guide them to their chosen course and career path.

We offer numerous benefits, from a minimum of a week’s Christmas break, bank holidays off, gym memberships, discounted travel, wellbeing and staff development days, training and development package to support your role and progression, plus many more.

What You Will Do

  • Greet everyone with a smile, be friendly and enthusiastic to all students, visitors, and stake holders.
  • To provide outstanding customer service, information and guidance over several different contact facilities, including face to face, telephone, email and web chat that represents the Luminate brand.
  • Provide information and guidance to current and potential students on their journey from application to enrolment.
  • Identify customers' needs, clarify information, research every issue and provide solutions and/or alternatives
  • Take an active part in all college student recruitment related events such as open days and curriculum specific activities.
  • Promote course specific curriculum programs and activities.
  • Work to flexible and diverse workflows and shift patterns in line with business needs including the occasional Saturday.

About You

  • Relevant Customer Service qualification/training/experience
  • Experience of working in a customer focused role/environment
  • Good IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft office / google application
  • Knowledge of data protection and confidentiality requirements
  • Good communication skills
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy
  • Problem Solving skills
  • Literacy and Numeracy at Level 2 or above



There are plenty of benefits available to our staff members, here are just a few:

  • Annual leave entitlement - If you work full time, you'll get at least 27 days holiday plus bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary closure days at Christmas (pro rata for part time staff).
    • Support Staff 27 days (increasing to 32 days after 5 years service)
    • Academic 37 days
    • Senior Management 37 days
  • Generous Pension schemes
    • Teachers’ Pension Scheme 
    • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Memberships and discounts - employees can sign up to various membership cards and discount schemes such as TOTUM card (formerly NUS card). 
  • Travel and commuting - discounted travel available through Metro card, Northern Rail, First Bus, Arriva Bus and Cycle to work schemes.
  • Learning and development opportunities -  including staff development days
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Flexible and hybrid working opportunities - this will vary depending on role requirements

About Us

Leeds City College is one of the largest further education institutions in the country and is one of the biggest providers of apprenticeships regionally. 

We provide a vibrant and diverse learning environment, delivering excellent and innovative education which is supportive, inspiring and life changing. Leeds City College’s values put students first and are at the heart of everything the college does.

We are committed to lifelong learning and investing in our staff. You’ll have access to a broad variety of training and professional development designed to help you continually develop and grow. We offer a wide range of job vacancies, and our large size means there are always exciting opportunities to progress.

Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.


At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our students including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks which include an enhanced DBS check, online checks and must have two satisfactory references. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.


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