Branch and Business Banking
If you're looking for reasons to join the world's largest network of high street banks, you'll find them here. Because we have approximately 1,200 branches and agencies spread right across the UK, driven by a diverse range of colleagues we know how important it is to create a great place to work, where everyone counts.
Whether you're new to financial services, or are looking for room to grow your career with one of the strongest and most secure banks in the world, we have roles to suit your unique needs and abilities, in a location that’s right for you.
Our customers use their local branches to access a comprehensive range of competitively priced and easy to understand products, from current accounts and credit cards to mortgages, loans and savings and investment options. We're constantly updating our product range to make banking better for our customers, and by finding the best colleagues and sharing our success, we can make it happen.
Teamwork is what drives a successful branch, so you'll be trained and encouraged to collaborate in a supportive team structure that helps everyone to deliver their best, every time. Our teams share the responsibility and also the rewards for achieving excellence. It’s all about turning ideas into action, taking initiative and thinking innovatively to develop both yourself and the business. That’s why we don’t focus on heavy selling; our branch employees listen carefully to customers and work with colleagues from all over the organisation, to deliver products and services that are right for them.
If you’re looking for a culture that encourages growth both personally and professionally, where you’ll be given the training and support you need to realise your career potential, we have a role for you. Click on a business area that interests you below to find our more.
Our impressive growth plans for Business Banking have increased our market share, supporting our award-winning, customer-centric product portfolio. Being named the 2015 Business Moneyfacts ‘Best Business Current Account Provider’ award for the 13th year running, proves we’re well on our way to our ambition of being SME 'bank of choice' in the UK. As part of the Retail bank, we develop close relationships with colleagues in the Branch to seamlessly provide our customers with access to the right professionals at the right time.
You'll be joining an enthusiastic and passionate network of professionals, supported by a focused leadership team. We know our people deliver their best when they’re well supported, so when you join, we'll equip you with all the knowledge and tools you need during a four-week training/induction programme. This combines a two-week residential programme with in-branch shadowing – so you’ll truly develop an understanding of our customers’ needs, and the lengths our dedicated branch colleagues go to meet them. Once completed, you'll be more than ready to make an impact, growing both our business and reputation.
Local Business Manager
As a Local Business Manager, you’ll work actively at the heart of the local business community. The focus is on building new relationships by ensuring our customers benefit from a wealth of experience and knowledge. Our goal is quite simply to offer something our competitors don't - true partnerships that play as critical a role for local business owners as their accountant or solicitor. We believe the quality and value of these new partnerships, combined with our exceptional range of products and propositions, will secure our reputation as the 'bank of choice' for UK SMEs.
Our Local Business Managers are an active part of the local business community as well as keen networkers within their own branch. You'll ensure we deliver on our promises, so we'll deliver for you - with dedicated support and development to help you to achieve your personal best, every day.
As one of the UK’s largest mortgage lenders, we’re committed to meeting the borrowing needs of our customers, however they choose to bank with us.
Mortgages are an important part of our heritage, and we value our mortgage customers, offering them great deals and benefits. That’s why over two million customers have chosen to take a mortgage with us.
Our Mortgage Division is a fast-paced, rewarding area to work. It’s a passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated team, driven to make sure every customer has an experience that’s Simple, Personal and Fair.
As a Mortgage Advisor, you’ll play a key role in our retail branch network, by getting to know your customers and delivering exceptional service, while offering sound, specialist mortgage advice. You’ll work closely with our branch teams and specialist advisors, making sure our customers have the advice and support they need to make one of the most exciting purchases they’ll ever make – their home.
To make that happen, you’ll need to be fully CeMap (1,2,3) qualified
Our Protection Advisors help our customers protect what is most important to them in the event of a critical illness or death. As a Protection Advisor you’ll be responsible for changing your customers' lives should the worst happen. Protection is the foundation of financial planning, and allows customers to realise their hopes and aspirations for either themselves or their loved ones, at a potentially difficult financial time.
Join Santander as a protection advisor, and you’ll become a vital part of a business built on providing outstanding services to our customers, as well as the award-winning products we offer. The role was developed in 2013. It sits within the retail bank, and supports our strategy to put customers at the heart of what we do, by providing sound financial advice and unrivalled customer service.
This critical role will see you within a branch, working closely with other specialists to serve your customers. That means you’ll gain exposure to the whole branch team, making this an opportunity to really identify where you would like to take your career with us.
To apply, you’ll need an RO5 (or equivalent) qualification.
We’re undergoing a transformation to become a bank that is simple, personal and fair, while continuing to build a sustainable, profitable and competitive business.
Our Branch Directors and Branch Managers recognise that personal achievement drives business success, and so each and every one aims to inspire their team to be one of the highest performing in the country. Developing, a true customer service culture, in which we build meaningful relationships with our customers, is the key to leading any of our branches as either a Director or Manager.
This is an exciting new role within our key Financial Centres, that will be fundamental to achieving our wider goals across the Retail network.
As a Branch Director you’ll operate as our ambassador within your community – leading, motivating and empowering a multi-segment team in one of our most valuable and complex financial centres (either a single Branch team or a Town team across multiple branches). You’ll also focus on growing the business and releasing the full potential of our Financial Centre, particularly where we’re currently under-represented.
As a skilled leader and sharp commercial thinker, experienced in managing customer-facing retail banking/financial services teams, you're ready to take total accountability, building long-lasting relationships and driving continuous improvement. Engaging, enthusiastic and with a real dedication to providing an impressive customer experience, you‘ll motivate your close-knit team to excel.
Customer Service Advisor
We want to change the way we speak to our high street customers. We want to make things simpler and clearer, and we're aiming to lead the industry for helpfulness and service. Which is why we'll need you to make a real connection with every customer: listening to their needs, exploring their aspirations, and explaining exactly how we can help.
As the first point of contact for many customers, you'll promote everything from mortgages and loans to savings opportunities. And in return for meeting your targets and helping us do things differently, you can also be sure to enjoy first-class training and support to grow with us.
Engaging and approachable, you'll put our customers at the heart of everything you do; expertly matching each customer's needs to products and services that are right for them. The ability to build sustainable relationships with our customers will be essential in making that happen. Dealing with customers from across our wide customer base, you can expect variety, and challenges every day.
You'll use your personal experience and comprehensive understanding of financial products and solutions to support and coach your colleagues, playing a key role in ensuring our customers are getting the best service possible. We'd also like to inspire professionals from other backgrounds to succeed in this fast-moving sector, so if you can demonstrate the exceptional diligence and verve that we're looking for, please search for a role near you.
Customer Service Manager
Acting as a Deputy Manager to the Branch Director / Branch Manager at one of our Financial Centres or High Street Branches you’ll ensure day-to-day branch operations are carried out actively.
Keeping our customers at the heart of everything we do our Customer Service Managers effectively run the counter and banking hall so that excellent customer service is delivered in every interaction with customers. While ensuring branch risks are identified, assessed, addressed and then monitored, you will also lead and motivate the Customer Service Advisor team in the branch, providing them with coaching, direction and support on a day to day basis.
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