Established in 1843, Rothamsted Research is one of the UK's leading
Research Institutes delivering world-class agricultural science.
Location: Harpenden, Herts
An opportunity exists for a Receptionist to lead and join our reception/switchboard team. Based within our Main Reception, this role is the first point of contact for visitors to the Institute. The successful candidate will lead a small part-time team and will operate the switchboard, greet and register visitors on site, ensure postal services are provided, and will fulfil a variety of other administrative tasks including the issue of identification badges and assisting with queries regarding on-site accommodation.
Experience of working in a reception/switchboard front-line role in a team environment is essential. You will have experience with Microsoft Office applications, including databases, excellent communication skills and the ability to use your own initiative to resolve queries.
You will need an excellent telephone manner and good keyboard skills. The role would ideally suit an individual with a flexible approach to their work and with good planning and organisational skills.
This is a 3 year full-time position based on 37 hours per week with a salary normally in the range of £18,841 to £20,807 per annum, dependent on skills and experience.
Rothamsted Research, Harpenden Site is located within commuting distance of Central London. We have access to excellent local and leisure facilities, on-site nursery and play scheme 25 days holiday and an attractive benefits package. Our commitment to learning and development, as well as equality and diversity, create a welcoming environment for all prospective employees.
Interviews will beheld:04/03/2016
Please quote reference: 1483
As users of the disability symbol, Rothamsted Research guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.
To apply, complete an application form at www.rothamsted.ac.uk and return to the HR Group, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ (e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org)