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New Patient Support Specialist


Peterborough, GB

Job Family:  Consumer
Country/Region:  United Kingdom

Do you have passion and interest in healthcare?  Do you have experience in customer service or Telesales/Telehealth?   


We have an exciting opportunity working within a critical team within our business here at Coloplast Ltd.


We are recruiting for our New Patient Support Team to engage with our customers;  assessing and supporting their individual needs by providing them with specialist advice and guidance in using medical devices to manage their bowel and bladder conditions.


About us

Coloplast is a market leading company with a strong record for product and service innovation. We work in close partnership with the NHS and individual healthcare professionals to support and drive the best clinical solutions and services to patients.  We offer great career opportunities plus a strong benefits package for our staff.


As a Department within Coloplast, we have been named as the winner of the Peterborough Business Excellence Awards for the Customer Service that we deliver. The New Patient Support team as an integral part of the Coloplast Charter Telehealth team is a significant contributor to the company’s growth through its sales and customer service.  In addition, our Telehealth team are registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC), we are dedicated to making a positive difference to our customers lives and committed to providing care and support of the highest standards.


The role

You will be responsible for making outbound calls to new and existing customers.  The focus of the calls within a specified support programme would be to explore and understand an individual’s current bowel and bladder situation, provide tailored product and lifestyle advice to promote effective solutions, routines and regular ordering patterns.


You will need to be passionate to make a difference and be prepared to become committed to the team that genuinely puts its customer’s needs first and takes pride in delivering the highest levels of customer satisfaction.  You will be challenged to work effectively and efficiently to meet daily targets while ensuring quality and standards are consistently met.  The generating of comprehensive assessments from your individual customer activity will be used to support ongoing conversations with your customer and feed insights into the Marketing and Management teams.


As a New Patient Support Specialist, you will be provided with an extensive introductory training programme and ongoing professional development.  Working within a small team, the cohesion and camaraderie provides an elevated degree of support and satisfaction. 


If the rewards gained from working with a high performing, successful team and the essence of the role is to support customers with intimate healthcare needs, then this is the role for you.


Essential qualities required for this role   

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate a proven customer service focus, excellent communication skills, be able to take ownership and prioritise both your own work as well as being a strong team player


On a professional level, this role requires:

  • Proven track record in achieving/exceeding your targets within a structured working environment.
  • Ideally you would come from a customer service background, or a role when demanding targets have been set.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, along with the ability to effectively communicate with both internal and external stakeholders


On a personal level, this role requires:

  • Empathy, patience, and maturity towards others
  • Confidence and understanding to undertake conversations with consumers of a personal nature in relation to their intimate healthcare needs
  • Strong desire to succeed within a highly ethical framework.
  • A pride and passion to achieve consistency and high standards in your work
  • A results-oriented mind-set, and an outgoing personality with natural skills in building relationships and engaging in conversations that will lead to results
  • We want you to be comfortable with change, speak up to make things better, and finally, you must be hungry to achieve.


The starting salary for this role is £22,000 with a £4,000 per annum bonus opportunity, therefore your realistic earning potential is £26,000. We also have an additional profit related bonus available of a further 5% of salary as well as many other fantastic benefits. 


Need more information?

For more information please visit our website at or contact Sam Cox via email on or mobile 07741725982



Please submit your application as soon as possible as interviews will be taking place shortly.


Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 12.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.


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