Receptionist - Job Share

Great Places Housing Group
Circa £18,000 per annum
15 Oct 2018
29 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Receptionist - Job Share 

Salary: Circa £18,000 per annum (Full time equivalent) 
Job Type: Part Time, Permanent 
Hours: 17.5 hours per week 
Location: South Manchester, Lancashire (Commutable Stockport, Wilmslow, Rochdale, Bolton, Warrington. Macclesfield and surrounding areas) 
Benefits: Include fabulous, new, modern office environment, great pension options, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays, option to buy and sell, flexi days, fantastic learning and development opportunities, savings club, cycle to work scheme and much more 

About the role: 

The Receptionist – Job Share will be responsible for contributing to the provision of an efficient and effective Reception / front of house service within Head Office. 

The post holder will promote a positive image of the organisation to all its customer whilst assisting with general office duties requested from other departments. They will Monitor visitor access, follow security awareness and ensure visitors are checked in through our visitors’ resource central system and issue visitor passes where appropriate as well as effectively and professionally answer incoming calls, redirect as appropriate and take messages when necessary. The Receptionist will also be responsible for processing incoming and outgoing post each day and replenishing stationery stock when necessary and maintain tidiness of the post area, store room and floor stationery storage area. 

About You: 

The successful candidate will have previous reception experience with excellent customer care skills. You will have strong oral and written communication skills with a minimum 4 GCSEs including English. Basic IT skills will be necessary, and you will need the ability to produce documents to a professional standard. You will also need and excellent telephone manner. 

Previous housing experience would be advantageous, as would knowledge of Excel, Access and PowerPoint. 

You may have experience of the following: Receptionist, Office Assistant, Administrator, Administration, Customer Service, Office Administrator, Admin Assistant, Customer Services, Administrative Assistant, Front of House, Corporate Reception, Social Housing, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not For Profit, Third Sector, etc. 

About our company: 

Great Places Housing Group is not your average housing association. We are a forward-thinking, profit-for-purpose business that works hard to improve the lives of residents in our 19,000 homes across the North West and Yorkshire. 

Our work doesn’t stop at our customers’ front door. The surplus we make is invested back into the business to fund building new homes and to provide a full range of support services for some of the most vulnerable members of society including the homeless, young parents, older people and those with mental health needs. 

We are extremely proud of our dedicated, passionate and friendly colleagues who live our values and work hard to make a difference every day. Working for us you will be part of something special and in return, we offer a competitive package with a range of enhanced benefits and learning and development opportunities to help you achieve and exceed your potential.