Innovation Centre Medway Receptionist

Employer: Medway Council
Salary: Range 2 (£15,840 - £20,001) per annum, pro rata
Location: Innovation Centre, Maidstone Rd, Blue Bell Hill, Chatham, Kent
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Part Time
Hours: 30 hours per week. (12-6pm Monday to Friday).
DBS Check: No
Closing Date: 13/06/2019 at 23:55 PM
Reference: RCET075LS

A fabulous opportunity has arisen to join a happy customer focussed team as a front of house receptionist. We are looking for a friendly people person someone who can build good relationship with a large number of tenants interacting effectively both face to face and over the telephone.  Someone who gets a buzz out of helping people. 

The role can be quite broad requiring a flexible confident approach especially under pressure.   Administration tasks such as meeting room bookings and setting up conference facilities will require good organisation skills whilst compiling statistics for monthly invoicing requires a good eye for detail.   

Training and support will be given in the specific tasks required.

Essential Qualifications

Good general education to GCSE standard or equivalent.

In return we offer you:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Generous local government pension scheme package
  • Access to wider training and development qualifications
  • Flexible working scheme
  • Travel plan discounts
  • Access to CAREFIRST advice & counselling service
  • Employee discount scheme for national and local retailers
  • Assisted car purchase scheme

Our organisation:

Medway is a unitary authority in the South East of England, made up of the towns of Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham and Rainham and more rural areas, including the Hoo Peninsula.

Situated in Kent in the South-East of England, the area has plenty of green spaces, excellent facilities and easy access to the national motorway and rail networks, facilitating superb transport links to London.

We provide all local Government services for a quarter of a million people, looking after education, environment, social care, housing, planning, business and much more - everything from frontline services such as rubbish collection and events like the Dickens Festival to work that goes on behind the scenes to ensure services in Medway run smoothly and cost effectively.

Working at Medway Council means that you get to be part of this journey working alongside talented, professional colleagues to drive forward change to transform the lives of our residents and the communities they live in.

If you would like to have an informal discussion with the recruiting manager please contact the Innovation Centre reception on 01634 887282.

Important Information-

Applicants must be able to demonstrate all essential requirements as listed in the job profile

Equal Opportunities Commitment Statement

Medway Council is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All appropriately qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age

For further information please refer to the Medway information pack available as a download or to view online

Please be advised that if you are not contacted within 3 weeks of the advert closing date then you have not been shortlisted. All recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email.

Please visit http://www.mindfulemployer.net/ for information on how Medway Council put good practices in place to ensure employees and job applicants who declare mental health issues receive the right level of support.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time prior to the closing date.

 

How to apply

Please be advised that we only accept online applications submitted through JobsGoPublic ATS

If you are not contacted within 3 weeks of the advert closing date then you have not been shortlisted.

All recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email, if you require documentation/correspondence in different format such as braille or large print, please contact the Resourcing Team on 01634 332878.



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