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A receptionist is often the first person in an organisation that a client will come into contact with. The receptionist's desk can be a hive of activity while they greet visitors, transfer calls and make appointments.

Who can I work for?

Companies of all sizes employ receptionists particularly those meeting clients face to face, such as healthcare providers, legal practitioners, therapists and leisure centres.

Where and when can I work?

In an office environment the working hours are approximately 9am to 5.30pm. Other industries, such as leisure or health, will require working into the evenings and weekends too.

What will I be responsible for?

Typical duties of the receptionist include, greeting members of the public, answering incoming calls, administration, welcoming clients to the premises and taking payments.

What qualifications do I need?

No formal qualifications are required for receptionists but an NVQ in business administration or customer services will give you an edge over fellow applicants.

Do I need any experience?

Proven basic computer skills are usually a requirement and previous experience of a telephone switchboard can be an advantage. Customer service skills are transferable and if required, gain client-facing work experience by volunteering for charitable organisations.

What attributes are needed?

Sometimes working on a reception desk can be a pressured environment, so keeping a cool head whilst multi tasking is essential. A receptionist must be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, both written and verbal thus creating a good first impression of the company.

We have 6,000+ receptionist jobs today, 15/05/2021. The most searched categories in are Accounting, Management, Engineering and Sales.

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  1. Receptionist

    Looe | £17 per annum | From HARBRON RECRUIT Ltd

    HARBRON RECRUIT LTD Housekeeping Manager / Receptionist CORNWALL, LOOE Description : Our client, a family run holiday park are seeking an experienced Housekeeping Manager... Receptionist to join their expanding team.  Duties -  Managing the cleaning team Managing the linen contract Working alongside management to ensure consistently high standards of cleanliness across all accommodation within the park  Person... See more

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  3. Receptionist

    Rickmansworth | £10.80-£11.90 | From SUNRISE SENIOR LIVING LIMITED

    About the role Sunrise of Chorleywood are currently recruiting for a Lead Concierge to join their team. Reporting to the General Manager, the Lead Concierge ensures the overall concierge coverage...... See more

  4. Receptionist Hotel

    Guernsey, Channel Isles | £19,874 per annum | From Elite Employment

    Receptionist***£19 874 ***Accommodation Provided***Meals Provided Telephone Interview***Low Tax & N.I Contribution My client’s hotel is a beautiful hotel set in stunning scenery on... island of Guernsey. We are looking for an experienced receptionist to join their front office team working a 45-hour week on a rota basis. As a receptionist, you will work as part of the Front of House team providi... See more

  5. Experienced Receptionist

    Milton Keynes | £8.91 - 8.91 per hour | From 1st Choice Staff Recruitment Ltd

    We are looking for an Experienced Medical Receptionist to join our Milton Keynes-based GP Surgery on a part time, temporary to permanent, basis. The successful candidate will have previous... experience using SystmOne within a GP Surgery receptionist position. Position: Experienced Medical Receptionist- Part time Hours: Monday - Friday, 8.00am – 2.00pm Salary: £8.91ph The job will involve&hellip... See more

  6. Medical Receptionist

    London | £9.11 - £10 per hour | From Lifeline Personnel

    CALLING ALL EMIS WEB TRAINED MEDICAL RECEPTIONISTS! Lifeline Recruitment Services are currently looking for experienced Medical Receptionists to work in various London based NHS GP surgeries... including North, West and Central London. You will be working on the surgery's front desk, providing an excellent reception service for patients using Emis Web. The ideal Medical Receptionist will: *Have at least... See more

  7. Receptionist Day

    Ottery St. Mary | £9.04 per Hour | From Maria Mallaband Care Group

    The Receptionist at Maria Mallaband is part of the care team and as such will have some contact with residents. The Receptionist must maintain a friendly manner when working with or near Service... Users, relatives and visitors. The reception area is ‘front of house’ for the Care Home and the duties of the receptionist are to ensure that residents, guests and all visitors to the Home are... See more

  8. Hotel Receptionist

    Woodbridge, Suffolk | £22000 per annum | From Spider

    Hotel Head Receptionist- Spider is advertising on behalf of a highly successful hospitality company based in Ufford, near Woodbridge in Suffolk who are looking for an experienced Hotel Head... Receptionist to join their team on a full-time basis. As the Hotel Head Receptionist, your most important role is leading and motivating a team of Reception staff to ensure they are giving the best customer service p... See more

  9. Receptionist Secretary

    Doncaster | £17000 - £20000 per annum | From Edwards & Pearce Limited

    Job Title: Receptionist/Legal Secretary Salary: £17,000- £20,000 Location: Doncaster OVERVIEW: Our client is looking for a confident communicator ideally with some legal experience to... join them in a new split role of receptionist and legal secretary supporting the fee earners in family law administration matters. The firm are currently at an exciting point of growth and are looking to continu... See more

  10. Hotel Receptionist

    Wadebridge | Up to £22,000 per annum | From Concorde Group

    Highly regarded and successful company based near Wadebridge, Cornwall are looking to recruit a permanent Receptionist/Advisor to act as first point of contact for the organisation at its busiest... periods. The role would suit an experienced, extremely professional Hotel Receptionist but benefits because it  DOSEN'T (yaaay!)involve shift work which is usual in the Hotel indus... See more

  11. Medical Receptionist

    Belper | £10.50 per hour | From JT Recruit Ltd

    Have you NHS / GP Practice experience? If so, then JT Recruit would like to hear from you as we are experiencing high demand for experienced temporary medical receptionists / administrators... across Derbyshire. We currently have an URGENT requirement for a GP practice in Belper who is looking to appoint a temporary receptionist with at least 1 years’ experience who can provide reception and administrati... See more

  12. Legal Receptionist

    Portsmouth | £18,000 per annum | From Solve Recruitment Limited

    Solve Recruitment are working with a really great client who are looking for a Legal Receptionist to join their lovely team in a well-established and growing law firm situated on the South Coast... who pride themselves in providing a professional approach in a friendly environment. The role An excellent opportunity has arisen for a receptionist to be part of a central telephone hub at their Head Office... See more