Receptionist (1194)



£10.50 - £10.50/hour

- United Kingdom -- England -- Greater London -- London

Job Type

06 July 2018

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Front desk Receptionist to conduct all aspects of reception and administration duties at a large Retail store. 

We are looking for an outstanding individual who will be providing a first-class front of house service. This position is to cover for maternity leave for an initial period of 8 - 12 months.

Work hours: On Average 16 - 25 Hours per week. Monday - Friday on a rotating 3 week shift pattern. Week 1 -07.30 - 14.00, Week 2 - 09.00 - 17.30 & Week 3 - 16.00 - 20.00. 

Pay rate: £10.50 per hour.

Person Specification

To be considered for this position, you will need:

  • A full five year checkable employment history
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • An ability to work as part of a team
  • An enthusiastic, self-motivated and flexible approach
  • IT skills, good working knowledge of MS Office
  • Previous Reception experience, good customer service and an ability to stay calm under pressure
  • Positive, professional and approachable person
  • Good organisation and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work  on own initiative and as part of a team


  • Maintaining a positive and professional environment in which to receive guests
  • Ensuring that every ‘service user’  is greeted positively and professionally
  • Ensuring that all occupier specific protocols are followed and that Guests are directed appropriately
  • Issuing visitor passes and ensuring that visitors are signed in and out
  • Responding promptly and professionally to internal and external telephone calls and emails and handle effectively to a satisfactory conclusion
  • Ability to multitask under pressure whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy and quality of work
  • Liaise with the facilities department on fault reporting
  • Liaise with Housekeeping to ensure the reception environment is effectively maintained
  • A range of general administrative duties are included within this role

Any other duties that could be reasonably expected.

Contact information

Beth McDonald