Receptionist

UCB is looking to recruit a team of highly motivated, customer-focused Receptionists to provide the first point of contact for students and visitors entering our City Centre campus buildings; ensuring a positive and welcoming experience.

The role of Receptionist will involve engaging with students, staff and visitors on a daily basis; being able and equipped to respond effectively to a range of enquiries, both in person and remotely.

The successful candidates will demonstrate:

  • An understanding of the needs of students and the importance of a positive student experience.
  • Outstanding communication skills.
  • Proficient IT skills with the ability to use online tools to respond efficiently and effectively to enquiries.
  • A professional approach.
  • Relevant prior experience in a similar role.
  • Strong team working approach.

Post-holders will form part of the Student Services team, who are at the forefront of supporting our vibrant and diverse student population.

To meet the needs of the University, a range of working patterns are available (including full and part-time contracts). Applicants should be prepared to work flexibly across the service, including a willingness to work across campus buildings and provide cover (which may include evenings/weekends) as required.

Staff benefits include 38 days’ paid leave per year (pro rata for part-time post-holders), excellent staff development opportunities, pension scheme and private healthcare policy.

UCB particularly welcomes applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates.

Note for applicants:

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education.

Contract: Full and part-time contracts available. Please express your preference and availability clearly within your application. All post-holders will be expected to work flexibly across the service, which may include evenings and weekends.

Closing date: Friday 14 May 2021 at midday

Interview date: TBC

Required skills

  • Receptionist Duties

Reference: 42531528

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