Receptionist, Part-Time 25 hrs (Phone Hub) - Fixed Term Contract
Receptionist (Phone Hub), Richmond
Part-Time, 25 hours per week, 6 Month Fixed Term Contract
Actual salary for 25 hours per week is GBP14,013pa (FTE)
- Do you have great organisational skills?
- Can you multi-task on the go?
- Are you a confident communicator who enjoys meeting people and giving great customer service?
- Then we need you to join our team!
Where you'll be working
You'll be working as part of the Phone Hub, the Sport & Fitness telephone service. You'll be based at Pools on the Park in Richmond TW9 2SF, but you may be asked to work from our East Sheen and Twickenham sites if the need arises.
This 6 month fixed term contract role is for 25 hours per week on a set shift rota as follows:
- Tuesday 1.30pm to 7.15pm (includes 30-min unpaid break)
- Thursday 1.30pm to 7.15pm (include 30-min unpaid break)
- Saturday 8.00am to 4.00pm (includes 45-min unpaid break)
- Sunday 8.00am to 4.00pm (includes 45-min unpaid break)
The Sport & Fitness Service are responsible for the management of 4 dual-use Sports & Fitness Centres, Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre and Pools on the Park in Richmond, as well as a centrally based Sports Development Team.
What you'll be doing
You'll join our front of house team, working hard to ensure that every customer has a great experience when they visit or contact us.
Providing professional and friendly assistance with bookings / enquiries and welcoming visitors to the centre. Taking payments, operating a computerised till and reconciling money.
Have a look at the job profile online for full details on the varied role you can expect to be doing.
What we'll need from you
For this role, you'll must have experience of:
- working in an office/admin or leisure environment
- dealing with the public in a customer care/customer facing role
- handing and reconciling money
- using a computerised till/making financial transactions
You'll also need excellent communication and organisation skills.
In addition, knowledge of Health & Safety issues and an understanding of Diversity and Equality in employment and provision of service are required.
What we can offer you:
Scale 2: GBP14,013pa for 25 hours per week.
We can also offer working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include a 25 hour working week (Shift Rota) and a generous holiday allowance of 39 paid days per year (includes bank holidays) full-time equivalent, plus a wide range of learning and development opportunities.
In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits* such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments. (*eligibility criteria may apply).
If you are suitably experienced, upload your current CV and tell us what makes you the best person for the job!
Please ensure you fully complete the application process as incomplete applications cannot be accepted.
Closing Date: Tuesday 18 May 2021 at Midnight.
We will contact you after the closing date to let you know if you have been shortlisted for interview.
The closing date is given as a guide and we reserve the right to close this advert early, or once sufficient applications have been received. We strongly advise you complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Your health and wellbeing are our top priority. Should you become unwell due to Covid-19 during the recruitment process we would very much appreciate receiving an update from you as soon as possible.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).