London, Greater London
£11.54 per hour (+holiday pay)
Temporary, Full-time
Job description

Our client is a London based homeless charity providing response and prevention services to individuals who are homeless, rough sleeping or at risk of becoming homeless. They are currently looking for a capable and enthusiastic Receptionist to join their Lambeth-based team, providing a centralised 'single point of access' mental health support service across Lambeth. This position is offered as a temporary assignment for 6 months, with the potential to be extended.

Working as a receptionist for the service, you will act as the central point of contact, providing a professional and welcoming environment to all people who use its facilities. You will maintain administrative tasks to ensure the efficient running of services activities, and will work pro actively as part of a dedicated and supportive team to deliver a positive and inclusive approach.


To apply for this role, you must be proficient in delivering high standards of customer service, to a variety of people, some of whom are incredibly vulnerable. You must be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, and be competent in the use of Microsoft Office applications. Since this role will involve working with vulnerable people, you must have previous experience of working with people who display challenging behaviour.


To be considered, you will be in possession of a fully enhanced DBS check, issued within the last year or registered to the online update service and must be available to start immediately.


As a specialist Recruitment Practice, we are committed to building inclusive and diverse organisations, and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you in your application.


In order to apply, please submit a CV in Word format in the first instance. A full job description will be provided to the successful candidates shortlisted by Prospectus. Please note, we are currently experiencing high volumes of interest in vacancies so it may not be possible to answer any individual queries on positions prior to an application or registration.

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Posted on: 16 April 2021
Closed date: 30 April 2021
Job ref: hq00178449
Tags: Admin, Operations