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15 May, 2018

Title: Receptionist

Employer: Initiatives of Change 

Responsible to: The Centre Manager

Location: 24 Greencoat Place, London, SW1P 1RD

Salary: £9 per hour

We are looking for a capable, outgoing person with a professional approach to provide reception cover at our friendly centre in London, 10 minutes’ walk from Victoria. As well as housing our own team, Greencoat Place is home to four other charities and has function rooms that are rented out for meetings, training events and conferences. The successful candidate will be confident in welcoming a wide range of visitors including staff and volunteers as well as external clients and guests.

The hours of work will be negotiated with the successful candidate and might include evenings, weekends and weekdays, so flexibility is essential. We cannot guarantee regular hours each week or month as this will depend on the permanent receptionist’s plans and the level of external bookings.

Main duties include:                                                                                                   

  • Meeting and greeting clients, visitors and staff
  • Answering and forwarding phone calls
  • Checking emails and passing on messages
  • Handling sales of books and DVDs
  • Accepting deliveries
  • Keeping the reception area tidy
  • Looking after visitors at evening events and clearing the room afterwards
  • Sorting and distributing post
  • Any other duties as reasonably required

On the job training will be provided.

Please note that you must be fluent in English and eligible to undertake paid work in the UK.

If you are interested, please write to the Head of Personnel at with the subject line ‘Reception cover’ by 5pm on 1 June 2018.

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