Insurance Assistant

£25,000-£26,000 per annum + Benefits
11 Jun 2019
11 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent


We are looking for an organised and motivated Insurance Assistant to be 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. 

The successful applicant will apply their knowledge and expertise to action claims within strict time frames and provide guidance to internal parties, ensuring compliance with contractual obligations and statutory regulation.

In your application, you will need to evidence, using specific examples, how your skills and experience meet the criteria laid out in the person specification, within the Job Description below. Requirements include;

•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•    Effective time management 
•    Prior experience of working in more than one field of insurance
•    Solid knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.

For more information on this role, the requirements and our benefits package, please see the documents attached below. 

How to apply: Applications can be made using the online application form. As part of our safer recruitment policy, we do not accept CVs for job applications.

Working at Guide Dogs

Working at Guide Dogs is much more than just a job. Through the values that guide our work, we make a real difference, and change lives. 

We believe that well-being at work is about creating an environment to promote a state of contentment which allows all employees to flourish and achieve their full potential for the benefit of themselves and for Guide Dogs.

As a member of staff, we offer you a wide range of benefits to suit your individual needs. These include; 26 days’ holiday plus bank holidays (rising to 28 days after 3 years' service), flexible benefits package and a defined contribution group personal pension plan. 


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.

Please note: we reserve the right to close any of our vacancies early.

Vacancy Details

Contract type: Permanent
Location: Central Office, Burghfield
Hours: 35 Hours per week
Working pattern: 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
Interview dates: w/c TBC
Salary: £25,000-£26,000 per annum

We cannot provide sponsorship for the role.

Decisions to enable GDMI/GDT applications for transfers will be based on the business need.


Guide Dogs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk

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