Site Host Receptionist

Milton Keynes College
Milton Keynes
16211.00 - 19852.00 GBP Annual
11 Oct 2016
08 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Milton Keynes College are looking to appoint those with a true desire to help and assist our customers in a friendly, helpful and polite manner as a Site Host Receptionist.

The Commercial Team at Milton Keynes College are seeking Receptionists with exceptional skills in delivering outstanding service to be a Site Host. The role of a Site Host Receptionist demands an individual who is customer focussed, friendly, and helpful with excellent communication skills. You will have a fresh outlook on the way you work with customers and have a passion for helping people. Nothing should be too much trouble and you should have a natural ability to resolving and helping with customer queries. You will enjoy working within a team of professionals who all have a commitment to our students.

At Milton Keynes College, our Reception area is the first encounter our customers, students, visitors and potential employees have with and we aim to make sure that we cast a great first impression. Whether this be in person or by telephone, we aim to create an outstanding first impression and deliver a level of service that exceeds our customer expectations. This is a varied and exciting role that involves working both front of house on our busy and bustling reception areas or back of house supporting with administration and general enquiries.

As the successful candidate for the position of Site Host Receptionist, you will possess the following essential knowledge, skills and experience;

  • Recent experience of working in a Customer Service role
  • Demonstrate that you have utilised Microsoft Excel and Word in previous roles
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Good communication skills - written
  • Good communication skills - verbal
  • Commitment to students and students' success
  • Able to motivate self and others
  • Have thinking ability: able to plan, communicate and problem solve effectively
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Professional and well-presented appearance/manner

In return, we offer a wide range of benefits to our employees, including: Childcare vouchers, a multitude of training opportunities, Car Salary Sacrifice, Cycle to Work, a number of local discounts in Milton Keynes, LGPS and TPS pensions, free parking at our main campus sites and discount at our onsite Brasserie restaurant and The Graduate Salon.

Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per annum

Salary: GBP16,211 - GBP19,852 per annum

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: Monday 17th October 2016

When applying for this role, please reference AoC Jobs as your application source when asked.

Milton Keynes College is a general further education and training provider with Campuses at Chaffron Way, Bletchley and Central Milton Keynes. The college is the largest provider of further education and training in Milton Keynes, offering a varied mix of vocational and academic courses to a diverse set of students. The College has a number of commercial outlets which are open to the public including an award winning restaurant, Hair & Beauty Salon, Personal Training Studio, Nursery and Gallery space. Milton Keynes College also has an offender learning contract, providing education within 28 prisons across the country.

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Milton Keynes College is values led organisation: Integrity, Excellence, Inspire, Respect, Innovate.

Milton Keynes College is a committed "safer recruitment" employer. We take extreme care in ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions therefore undergo a stringent vetting process to include DBS for all positions.

We want to develop a more diverse workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community