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  • Location:

    Buxton, Derbyshire

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial, Public Sector

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £8.91 - £9.41 per hour + holiday pay and pension scheme

  • Contact:

    Melanie Lewis

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    4 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Job Description

Our public sector client are recruiting for a Receptionist to support their busy team.
Our client is part of the Ministry Of Justice and based in Buxton. They offer a great opportunity to gain reception and administration experience within this environment

The role is temporary until mid April 22 but will be extended until filled permanently. So if you are looking to work within the Probation Service, this would give you the ideal insight into the profession.
The role is temporary but working 33.5 hours per week Tuesday to Friday.
The hours are Tue, Thu and Fri 8.30 am to 5pm, 30 minutes unpaid lunch. Wed 8.30 am to 7pm with 1 hour unpaid lunch.

Duties may include but not be limited to
* Reception duties - face to face with offenders, ex and current
* taking calls from all internal and external customers, answering any queries confidently
* data inputting after the calls
* booking in all visitors
* Providing excellent customer service to a variety of probation service users

Ideal candidates will be courteous, friendly and be passionate about delivering excellent customer service. You will be confident dealing with judiciary and members of the public using the service from different backgrounds

Our client requires the following key skills
* Excellent customer service
* Ability to work using own initiative
* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
* Excellent telephone manner
* Ability to deal with a variety of probation users and the public with empathy and understanding
* Good keyboard & IT skills including proficiency in MS Office Word and basic skills in Excel.
* Ability to use databases

The pay rate is £8.91 per hour, rising to £9.41 per hour, benefits include holiday pay and pension scheme

You will be subject to full 3 year referencing and a Basic DBS check. Current photographic ID will be required along with NI and proofs of address.

Please apply online with your current CV in WORD format. Due to the high volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to all applications


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