Somerset Bridge Group

Graduate Claims Handler

Somerset Bridge Group

A fast growing, agile & integrated direct insurance group with market leading claims handling, advanced risk selection through strong analytics and data science expertise.

Our Mission is to build a sustainable and innovative business focused on underwriting, broking and claims handling of UK motor insurance, offering transparent products with an efficient and fair service to our policyholders.

We live and breathe our values to become efficient, knowledgeable and fair and thrive in a culture of collaboration and innovation, which is why we are always looking to recruit talented and driven individuals to our team. We work hard to create an environment where you can be your best, by encouraging our people to be themselves at work and to look after each other. We operate with a culture of innovation, where our employees are actively encouraged to bring ideas to the table. This approach has fostered a workforce with self-confidence and a willingness to welcome contributions from colleagues across the Group.
Cribbs Causeway, Bristol
St. James Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne
Leisure Island Business Park, Gibraltar
Location – Newcastle
Employment Type – Full Time – Permanent
Salary – £22,500 + Great Benefits
Hours Per Week – 37.5

We are seeking four keen graduates to join our growing team in Newcastle. The role will allow you to gain complete knowledge of the insurance claims function within Somerset Bridge where, alongside your personal mentor, you will cover every aspect of motor claims handling. Applications are open to all graduates regardless of degree, although subjects including Finance, Law, Risk Management, Business or Analytics are preferred.

You will be supported and sponsored to complete your diploma in Insurance through Chartered Insurance Institute exams. This will provide you with a gateway to all other sectors within the insurance industry. You will also be offered the opportunity to complete Team Manager Development training.

As part of the 2-year rotation you will receive a £1,000 increase each year. Giving you a salary of £24,500 at the end of the 2 years.

Are you a graduate who has:

Completed their degree within the last 5 years
Achieved a grade of either 2:2 or above

Desirable skills/experience:

Strong negotiating skills
A willingness to learn and be challenged
Strong analytical thinking
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to work proactively and to tight deadlines and to take ownership for your own work
Strong attention to detail

If you think you have the right skills to be a great addition to our team here in Newcastle, please submit your application.

Our Benefits:

Support and sponsorship to complete your Diploma in Insurance through the Chartered Insurance Institute exams (CII), providing a gateway to all sectors within the insurance industry
Hybrid working – 2 days working in the office and 3 days from home
25 days annual leave, rising to 27 days over 2 years service and 30 days after 5 years service. Not including bank holidays
Life Assurance – 4 times your salary
100s of exclusive retail discounts
Professional wellbeing and fitness app – Wrkit
Car insurance discount
Travel insurance discount
Pension scheme
Enhanced parental leave, including time off for IVF appointments
Cycle to work scheme
Employee referral scheme
Eye care vouchers
Summer and Christmas party

Working at SBG

At Somerset Bridge Group we aim to build a sustainable and innovative business focused on underwriting, broking and claims handling of UK motor insurance, offering transparent products and an efficient and fair service to our policy holders.

We are very proud to have been awarded a Silver Accreditation from Investors in People! We recognise that all of our people contribute to our success. That’s why we are always looking for talented people to join our team – people who share our vision, who are passionate about what they do, and who want to be part of something special.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Somerset Bridge Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We prohibit discrimination or harassment of any kind based on race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic factors or other characteristics protected by law. SBG makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, skills and business requirements.

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