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Receptionist - Birmingham

St Andrew's Healthcare
Contract Type
Expiry Date
29/06/2018 14:23:00
Receptionist - BirminghamBand 3 - Salary:  £16,593 - £20,382 per annum with enhancementsHours:  Full Time: 37.5 hours per week  St Andrew’s

Job Description

Receptionist - Birmingham
Band 3 - Salary:  £16,593 - £20,382 per annum with enhancements
Hours:  Full Time: 37.5 hours per week
St Andrew’s Healthcare Birmingham is a purpose built facility for male and female service users with complex mental health and learning disability issues, located in Stirchley in Birmingham. We can offer you outstanding career development and training, a range of benefits and the opportunity to join us at a truly exciting time in our growth and development.
St Andrew’s Healthcare is the UK’s leading charitable provider of specialist mental healthcare.  We provide specialist services for adults and adolescents with mental health problems, developmental disabilities and acquired brain injury.
This is an ideal opportunity for enthusiastic and proactive individuals to join our organisation. We can offer a supportive environment in which your skills and contribution will be recognised and valued.
St Andrew’s Healthcare is looking to recruit a Receptionist to work within the Birmingham site.  The successful candidate will be highly motivated and able to take control of difficult situations in a professional manner. You will have excellent communication and customer service skills, be smart and presentable and work well in a team.
You will be the face of the hospital and be stationed in the reception meeting and greeting all visitors to the site, as well as controlling access for all staff.  Access control will also involve taking charge of issuing keys and alarms as well as several remote intercom systems. You will also be responsible for the operation of the local switchboard system and for the prompt communication emergency incidents.
The ability to work under pressure is essential. You will be required to multitask throughout the day, to cover all reception duties and provide a professional and effective switchboard/reception service. Additional duties include post sorting, general administration duties including typing and collating of reports, photocopying and laminating.
We offer an excellent benefits package including:
  • Pension
  • Sickness policy on par with the NHS
  • 35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service
  • Life cover
  • Car lease scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Free parking
  • Paid DBS application
  • Access to free vocational qualifications


Closing Date:   27th June 2018