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Receptionist, Full-Time (Richmond)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

Receptionist, Full-Time  
Fixed Term Contract until 28/2/23 
Pools on the Park, Richmond TW9 
Starting salary £20,742pa 

  • Do you have great organisational skills?  

  • Can you multi-task on the go?  

  • Are you a confident communicator who enjoys meeting people and giving great customer service?  

  • Then we need you to join our team! 

Where you’ll be working 
You’ll join the team at Pools on the Park, Twickenham Road, Richmond TW9 2SF. Facilities here include an outdoor pool, indoor main and teaching pools, fitness suite, cycle studio, exercise studio, health suite, café and outdoor grounds.  The centre is open to the public 7 days a week from 6.30am to 10pm. 

This is a Fixed Term Contract lasting until 28 February 2023. 

You will be required to work 36 hours per week on a shift rota, that is likely to consist of a mix of weekday and weekend shifts. 

What you’ll be doing 
You’ll join our front of house team, working hard to ensure that every customer has a great experience when they visit or contact us. 

Providing professional and friendly assistance with bookings / enquiries and welcoming visitors to the centre. Taking payments, operating a computerised till and reconciling money. 

Have a look at the job profile online for full details on the varied role you can expect to be doing. 

What we’ll need from you 
For this role, you must have experience of: 
- working in an office/admin or leisure environment 
- dealing with the public in a customer care/customer facing role 
- handing and reconciling money 
- using a computerised till/making financial transactions 

You’ll also need excellent communication and organisation skills. 

In addition, knowledge of Health & Safety issues and an understanding of Diversity and Equality in employment and provision of service are required.   

What we can offer you: Starting salary is £20,742pa. 
We can also offer working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include a 36 hour working week (Shift Rota) and a generous holiday allowance , plus a wide range of learning and development opportunities. 
In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments. 

Apply now  
If you are suitably experienced, submit your CV application now. 

Please ensure you fully complete all stages of the application process, as incomplete applications will be rejected. 

Closing Date:  29 September 2022 at Midnight. 
We will contact you after the closing date to let you know if you have been shortlisted for interview. 

The closing date is given as a guide and we reserve the right to close this advert early, or once sufficient applications have been received. We strongly advise you complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 

Equality Statement 
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer. 

Important Information 
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to an enhanced check of police records via a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

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