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Receptionist - NPS (York)

  • Location:

    North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £11.44 per hour

  • Contact:

    Leeds CL

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:

    NPS - JH_1716999757

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Job Description

Have you ever wanted to work for the civil service? Do you enjoy receptionist-based roles? If so, then please read on as we are looking for Receptionists to join our client the National Probation Service!

  • Client: NPS - York Probation
  • Hours: 37 hours a week: (there will also be a requirement to work some late shifts on a rota basis until 9pm)
  • Core Hours: 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Thursday and 8.30am to 4.30pm on a Friday.
  • Contract Duration: 3 months, possibility for further extension
  • Pay rate: £11.44ph
  • Location: York (YO31 7DW)

A full-time temporary position has come available with the National Probation Service!

*Please note: Vetting can take around 3 months to complete before starting*


  • To greet offenders and visitors, check their appointment and log their arrival and departure
  • Ensure the appropriate member of staff is notified of visitors and issue visitor passes and security fobs as necessary
  • Be first point of contact for partner businesses that reside within the same building
  • Handle all queries, referring on to correct department if unable to resolve
  • Handle incoming telephone calls, take messages and transmit to the appropriate person.
  • Deal with all mail items; incoming, outgoing and internal.
  • Use site mail box, actioning where appropriate or passing on the the right person
  • Ensure faults are reported and servicing requests for equipment are made with suppliers and contractors
  • Practice safer working and adhere to data protection, confidentiality policies and legislation

Skills and experience required:

  • Great verbal and written skills
  • Positive can-do attitude to work
  • Admin or receptionist experience desired but not necessary
  • Great organisational skills
  • Great team player

About Us

We recruit on behalf of some of the country's best-known organisations across all industry sectors, as well as being a preferred and sole supplier for various Government departments. We are located across 50+ high street locations, making hiring and job searching more personal. Our nationwide reach means we can engage with job seekers and employers in person, allowing us to tailor our approach to their unique requirements perfectly.

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