Receptionists - Immediate Casual Opportunities + Receptionist for August 2016 start
Smile, welcome & deliver – be part of the team to help change children’s lives for the better
World Vision is the world’s largest international children’s charity. Every day we bring real hope to millions of children in the world’s hardest places as a sign of God’s unconditional love. At World Vision, our aim is simple – to keep every child free from fear. We were proud to be voted one of the Top 100 ‘Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For' in 2014 and 2015 and we are absolutely delighted to be ranked in 9th place in the same category for 2016.
Our friendly, helpful and welcoming Reception Team within World Vision are absolutely vital within our organisation. Each day they deliver a seamless service as well as get involved in team administration, team meetings and financial support when necessary.
We are looking for people to work with us on a casual basis for at least two half days per week and to provide holiday/absence cover. In addition to this, we have a position available from August for an Afternoon Receptionist to work just 22 hours within World Vision’s Head Office in Milton Keynes. Operating as part of our Central Services Team, the receptionist role is one where you can integrate your Christian faith within the workplace. In fact it’s a varied position where key responsibilities will include:
• Providing afternoon reception and switchboard services
• Welcoming our visitors, staff and volunteers and keeping our reception stocked with flowers, magazines, etc.
• Managing all inbound and outbound courier packages and faxes
• Coordinating day-to-day management of reception cover to ensure a continuous and seamless service
• Team administration including raising Purchase Orders, organising meetings and updating stock as required.
Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent, you will need excellent communication skills and good IT skills to include MS Office – Word and Excel in particular, Lotus Notes and some knowledge of financial controls and data protection.
Ideally you will have proven experience of operating within a busy Reception or administration function and knowledge of an Avaya switchboard would be desirable. With sound numeracy skills and excellent attention to detail, you will need good presentation skills and a flexible approach.
In addition to the salary offered, you can expect a range of benefits including pension, subsidised gym membership, generous holiday entitlement and free parking.
Are you the right candidate for this position? Do you possess the essential qualities required to perform this role? If so, we welcome your application.
Please click to apply with the link provided, in order to view the Job Description, complete our short online application form and upload your CV.
Closing date for applications: 15th May 2016 (11.00pm)
Please note that if response for this role is higher than anticipated, we reserve the right to commence interviews and appoint before the published closing date.
World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer
No agencies please