Up to £10,000
10 Oct 2019
12 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Part Time
Location: Salford office, Manchester
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: 21.25 hours
Salary: GBP 14,943 pro-rata per annum (GBP 9,072.53 for 21.25 hours)

Are you a versatile receptionist looking to support a renowned organisation?

About the role

Our receptionists are the first impression of our organisation on our visitors and customers. This role is based in our Red Cross Training office in Salford where you will greet all incoming visitors in a polite and friendly manner providing information and directions as required. You will be professionally answering phone calls and re-directing calls to respective departments.

As the receptionist, you will perform various administration tasks including handling and re-directing incoming and outgoing mail, maintaining meeting room diaries and logging correspondence received from our trainers. You will have responsibility to ensure the reception area is kept tidy and free from clutter and ensure meeting rooms are tidy and secure at the end of the day.

This role sits within the Facilities team but offers a variety of tasks as you may be asked to assist other teams in the office.

Your working pattern will be 12.15pm - 4.30pm Monday to Friday, but you may be required to work mornings punctually.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will be Educated to GCSE level (or equivalent), will have previous experience in a receptionist role and have a good working knowledge of MS office suite. You will also have experience in general administrative duties which include incoming and outgoing mail, answering the telephone, emails, diary management and have used of a database. You will have great communication skills and the ability to answer all enquiries in a professional manner.

Closing date for application is 23.59 on Sunday 13th of October 2019 with a view to hold interviews week commencing 21st of October.

Should you have any questions on this role please email us at or call us on 0300 004 0554 quoting reference REQ0000027BG.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
  • 36 days holiday pro-rata for part-time staff (including Bank Holidays)
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Flexible working policy

A little bit more about us...

The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination.
Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.

If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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