Receptionist

Location: Holsworthy, Devon, England
Salary: £17k per year
Reference: 3218
Contact Name: Rachel Sheehy
Expiry Date: 2021-12-06

Receptionist - Full Time

Fixed Term Contract to cover Maternity Leave

Location: Holsworthy

Hours of work: 9.00am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday, with one-hour lunch

Salary: £17k

 

Hawk 3 Talent are looking to recruit an experienced and professional Receptionist for our client, a firm of accounts at their office based in Holsworthy. The role will be varied and will suit a dynamic and highly organised individual who enjoys both people contact and administration work.

Duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Opening the office ready for staff and client arrival, ensuring the reception area and meeting rooms are kept clean and tidy
  • Providing ad hoc accounts administration and secretarial support reporting to the Partner and Director of the office
  • Managing meeting room diaries, meeting and greeting clients and arranging refreshments for clients and meetings
  • Answering the telephone, directing calls an or taking and passing on messages accurately and efficiently
  • Provide a professional and good impression of Thomas Westcott whether that be via face to face, over the phone or through written communication
  • Audio and copy typing, photocopying/binding document and scanning and handling incoming and/or outgoing correspondence into the Document Management System
  • Preparing and franking outgoing post as well as receiving, opening and distributing post and deliveries
  • Communicating with external visitors and contractors, to ensure that visitors and contractors are signed in and out of the building to comply with fire safety procedures

Attributes, Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Ideally the successful candidate will have the following attributes, skills, experience and qualifications:

  • Outgoing, socially confident and emotionally controlled
  • A positive attitude, friendly and approachable
  • Resilient, able to multi-task and work independently / flexibly
  • Adaptable, organised and conscientious
  • Takes the initiative, ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Discreet, professional and team orientated in approach
  • Passionate about all areas of internal and external service
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Good typing skills, accuracy and speed
  • Experience of audio typing an advantage
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service and administration skills including a good knowledge of MS Office software, good attention to detail.

Remuneration

  • Salary of £17k
  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 25 days plus bank holidays after 5 years' service
  • Death in service 3 x annual salary
  • Access to Westfield Rewards and Health scheme
  • 24-hour external Employee Assistance Programme helpline
  • Buy and sell holiday
  • Introducing clients and staff commission schemes
  • Pension 3% rising to 4% after 4 years' service Opportunities to later progress and gain further qualifications are available for the right candidates.

 

Closing date is 28th Nov 2021

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to Rachel.Sheehy@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

Hawk 3 Talent are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions s committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgments solely on suitability for the job. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.