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Reference

PRI19394

Location

Unsted Park School & Sixth Form, Munstead Heath Road, Godalming, Near Guildford, Surrey, GU7 1UW

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£17,500

Hours

40 per week (Term Time only)

Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Job Advert Location Description

 We are committed to providing the highest level of education and care in a safe, positive environment that enables each individual to achieve his or her maximum potential.

The focus of the whole school approach is in three core areas: education, independence and inclusion. Based on these core areas we provide individual, child-centred programmes which recognise individual abilities and strengths and help students to reach their full potential. 

Job Advert Role Description

We are seeking a receptionist for Unsted Park School, a specialist residential and day school/6th form college for children and young people with high functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorders.

Duties include:

  • Greets and assists all arrivals promptly at the school and ensures that they are treated in a courteous, pleasant and efficient manner and directed accordingly.
  • Ensures that all telephone calls into main reception / switchboard are dealt with promptly and efficiently within Priory operational standards. Carries out administrative tasks as required.
  • Ensures the appropriate security passes are issued, as well as then directing the visitor to the appropriate areas or individuals within the unit.
  • Ensures the maintenance of the reception and waiting area environments to high standards and ensuring that any housekeeping or maintenance issues are reported to the appropriate teams.

The successful candidate will deliver an efficient and high quality reception service, creating a first class impression for service users and all other visitors that would be expected with Priory Group’s esteemed reputation. Greeting and assisting all arrivals promptly and directing as appropriate, you will also ensure that all telephone calls into main reception are dealt with promptly and efficiently.

What we’d like from you:

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Committed and enthusiastic
  • Excellent organisational capability
  • Effective communication skills
  • Able to use own initiative

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • 28 days annual leave including bank holidays
  • Online benefits and cash back rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option

Division DBS info

References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, or you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

 

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

 

Disclosure

Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Let us know how we are doing, review us on Indeed  or Glassdoor by following these links

Glassdoor

https://www.glassdoor.co.uk/Overview/Working-at-Priory-Group-EI_IE37118.11,23.htm

Indeed

https://www.indeed.co.uk/cmp/Priory-Education

 

Job Description

Receptionist.pdf

Closing Date

10/07/2018