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Jon Parsons and Hannah Falconer

recruitment@balens.co.uk
  

Balens Recruitment - A home away from home

Balens was founded in 1950 and is an ethical 4th Generation Family Brokerage with over 45 staff and 80,000 plus clients.  We specialise in Insurance for Health and Well-Being Professionals and their businesses whilst our sister company, Balens Financial, offers Independent Financial Advice to individuals and businesses alike. Our ethos, philosophy and founding principles are uncoloured by financial motives or political agendas. Client support and service are the cornerstones of who we are and what we do.

Balens is not just a place to work but also a place to learn, smile, laugh, support and aspire to new heights.

We believe if we care for our employees they will care about our clients and are therefore able to continue in providing a personal and supportive approach to individuals, organisations, and corporations.

The company prides itself on family values and this shows through relationships, training, work ethic and staff morale.  Our benefits package includes: Commensurate remuneration, 25 days holiday per annum, generous pension contributions, paid car-parking and a cash health plan, together with support for gaining professional qualifications.

If you would like to be a part of a growing, family run business, please see current vacancies below.

*Please Note all applicants will be acknowledged

 

CURRENT VACANCIES

Commercial Account Handlers

Balens are looking to strengthen the team within our Commercial Department and require self-motivated committed, individuals, ideally with a minimum of 2-3 years commercial broking experience. 

We are ideally looking for individuals with a good knowledge of Commercial Lines Insurance who have excellent written and oral skills and the ability to work under their own initiative.   The ideal candidates should be able to demonstrate good technical knowledge, ideally of Professional Indemnity Insurance, delegated Underwriting Agreements, Products Liability & Property Insurance and be able to apply this knowledge to retail and commercial clients.  

Training will be provided on Balen’s in-house delegated authority policies so a willingness to learn and embrace new systems, with a flexible approach is essential, as the role will be progressive and may change with the development of the department. 

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Commercial Account Handlers and Senior Account Handlers – Malvern

Balens are looking to strengthen the team within their Commercial Department and require self-motivated committed, individuals, ideally with a minimum of 2-3 years commercial broking experience.

We are ideally looking for individuals with a good knowledge of Commercial Lines Insurance who have excellent written and oral skills and the ability to work under their own initiative.   The ideal candidates should be able to demonstrate good technical knowledge, ideally of Professional Indemnity Insurance, delegated Underwriting Agreements, Products Liability & Property Insurance and be able to apply this knowledge to retail and commercial clients.

Training will be provided on Balen’s in-house delegated authority policies so a willingness to learn and embrace new systems, with a flexible approach is essential, as the role will be progressive and may change with the development of the department.

Progression opportunities for the right individuals to assist the Commercial Manager with key responsibilities are envisaged.

Balens is a 4th generation Specialist Insurance Broker, focusing on the Health and Well-being, Beauty and Fitness Industries. The business is ethics rather than sales driven. Our benefits package includes: Commensurate remuneration, 25 days holiday per annum, generous pension contributions, paid car-parking and a cash health plan, together with support for gaining professional qualifications.

All interested applicants please send copy of current CV to recruitment@balens.co.uk or contact us for further details. Balens – Caring for the Carers www.balens.co.uk

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Customer Service Administrator

Customer service administration within a busy Insurance office, dealing with mostly incoming telephone calls and emails. Meeting customers needs from proposal to renewal and ensuring accurate completion of all contracts. On this occasion we are looking for someone who has started their career in insurance but wishes to develop further. Good telephone manner and accurate, numerate admin skills are our priority.

Working 37.5 hours a week, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.

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Due to continued growth we are always happy to hear from people looking to work in a friendly, hardworking environment. Ideally you will have experience in Insurance or Financial Services, however we do offer a well structured in-house training programme as well as helping and supporting individuals to gain CII qualifications.

If you wish to discuss any current vacancies please email Recruitment@Balens.co.uk with your CV and a cover letter.