Receptionist - Immediate Start

Posted 15 April by Office Angels
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Temporary Receptionist

Are you an enthusiastic and professional individual with experience in reception and switchboard work? Our client, a prestigious organisation based in Hove, is seeking a Temporary Receptionist to join their team. This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your organisational skills and make a positive impact in a professional environment.

Contract Length: 4 - 6 weeks

Hourly Rate: £12 per hour


  • Reception/Switchboard: Answer, transfer, and log calls in a polite and efficient manner. Greet visitors and maintain a presentable reception area.
  • Archiving and Deeds Management: Manage storage facilities, utilise software for record keeping, and coordinate with suppliers regarding file archiving and retrieval.
  • Onboarding Clients: Conduct due diligence checks in accordance with firm policies, including ID verification and anti-money laundering checks.
  • Office Administration: Assist with general office organisation, order supplies, and liaise with the Facilities Manager to address building or supplier issues.
  • Post Room Duties: Sort incoming mail, prepare outgoing mail, and manage distribution of additional items.
  • General Tasks: Provide support and assistance with ad hoc tasks that align with the role.

Person Specification:

  • Confident, polite, and approachable with excellent telephone manner and clear speech.
  • Professional presentation and demeanour.
  • Strong organisational skills and a proactive attitude.
  • Trustworthy and able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Proficiency in IT, including software, hardware, and Microsoft Office.
  • Previous reception/switchboard experience preferred. Knowledge of legal terms is a plus.

This is a full-time, temporary position with working hours of 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. If you are someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, enjoys providing exceptional customer service, and has a keen eye for detail, then we would love to hear from you.

If you have trouble uploading your CV, please email it to Brighton @ and put the job title as the subject

Join our dynamic team and contribute to the seamless running of our client's reception and onboarding processes. Apply now with your CV and cover letter, outlining your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role.

Please note: Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview. Thank you for your understanding.

Our client is committed to promoting equality and diversity in the workplace.

Office Angels is an employment consultancy. We put expertise, energy, and enthusiasm into improving everyone's chance of being part of the workplace. We respect and appreciate people of all ethnicities, generations, religious beliefs, sexual orientations, gender identities, and more. We do this by showcasing their talents, skills, and unique experience in an inclusive environment that helps them thrive. If you require reasonable adjustments at any stage, please let us know and we will be happy to support you.

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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