Receptionist

Job Ref: MORETONRECEPTIONIST
Sector: Admin & Secretarial
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 20 February 2019
  • Evesham, Hereford and Worcester, West Midlands, England GL56 0RH
  • £8.46 per Hour
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  • Blue Arrow Birmingham
  • 0121 632 4477
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Fantastic Opportunity! 

My client is looking for an experienced receptionist to join their team based in Moreton in Marsh.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • To work in the reception and wider customer services department on a shift basis. 
  • To provide reception desk cover and will include greeting customers and visitors and processing the administration for their stay or visit. 
  • The role is for 30 hours per week. The hours follow a fixed 8-week rota pattern and include a variation of the following shifts:
    • 2 different weekend day shifts;
      • Early 1 shift (Mondays): 0630 - 1430hrs
      • Early shift 0700 (Tues-Fri) 0700 - 1500
      • Late shift 1100 - 1900
      •  


  • 1 full Saturday shift: 0800 -1800
  • 2 x Sunday day shifts 0800 - 1600 and;
  • 3 x Sunday Evenings 1500 - 2300 hours
  • Flexibility in shift working will be needed to match the resources available in accordance with the business demands of the College and so there may be an occasional need to cover additional shifts, paid at the same hourly rate up to 37.5 hours a week. Any additional hours above that will be paid at the Capita standard overtime rate


Principal Accountabilities:

  • To be the first point of contact for delegates and visitors to the Fire Service College
  • To promote the image of the College by offering a first class professional appearance and a welcoming attitude at all times
  • To deal with arrivals to the College including preparation of visitor and delegate passes
  • To handle telephone and face to face inquiries from delegates, College staff, and any other stakeholders in a welcoming and professional manner
  • To enter data onto College software to administer the arrival and departure procedures. This may include managing room moves and upgrades, following an agreed procedure, and processing catering requests (Requests for Services) and the production of meal cards
  • To complete paperwork, run reports, complete incident forms and various administration tasks in the reception area
  • To deal with bookings for pool cars and meeting rooms and some smaller events, following agreed procedures
  • To maintain 'up to date' lists of all key contact information
  • To log and report maintenance issues and deal efficiently and promptly with any emergency issues
  • To work alongside other key departments such as the Events and Delegate Support teams to ensure all guest stays for events and courses run smoothly
  • To deal with any incidents or emergencies in a calm and capable manner and to remedy situations promptly, whenever possible.  To handle complaints in a sympathetic and efficient manner and to report these to the Service Delivery Manager and other relevant person(s)
  • A variety of other tasks which may be required, from time to time, to support other activities in the College


Person Specification

  • Working knowledge of Excel Office, Word Excel, and Outlook.
  • IT literate.
  • Previous experience of working in a busy reception/customer facing area.
  • Polite, professional telephone and face to face manner.
  • Ability to prioritize workloads to meet the daily demands of the College.
  • The ability to work alone, be self-motivating and use initiative and also to work as part of a team.

If you feel you have the relevant skills required to be successful in this role, APPLY NOW!
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