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Receptionist

Reference

PRI33210

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

£18,250.00 per annum

Hours

40 hours per week (term time only)

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.

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. 

Duties include:

  • Greeting and assisting all arrivals promptly at the school and ensuring that they are treated in a courteous, pleasant and efficient manner and directed accordingly
  • Ensuring that all telephone calls into main reception / switchboard are dealt with promptly and efficiently within Priory operational standards
  • Carry out administrative tasks as required
  • Distributing the appropriate security passes, as well as directing the visitor to the appropriate areas or individuals within the unit
  • Providing 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 on going training
  • Online benefits and cash back rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 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, for all of our services 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. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

Closing Date

31/12/2019