Location Surrey
Discipline: Healthcare
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Emma Ansett
Contact email:
Job ref: J5659
Startdate: 03/06/2024

Job Details

Position: Receptionist

Location: Caterham, Surrey

Hourly Rate: £12.31 - £12.65 per hour

Salary: Actual salary £21,995.50 - £22,603.01 dependant on experience and qualifications

Hours: 40 hours per week, 8.00am-4.00pm, term time only.

Job Description

We’re currently looking to recruit a Receptionist to join an Education Centre in Caterham, you will be responsible for reception and telephone duties, welcoming visitors, diary management, taking deliveries and supporting the administration team with day-to-day admin tasks.

 Key Duties:

  • To act as the first point of contact for all visitors to site, following safeguarding processes at all times including checking ID documents and correct signing in and out procedures. 
  • Answering telephone queries.
  • Liaising with office suppliers.
  • Gate control.
  • Identifying the caller’s Requirements for internal and external queries, providing an appropriate response.
  • Receiving, logging, passing on and if necessary, following up messages for colleagues in a timely and effective manner so that visitors are made to feel welcome and that colleagues can be notified about visitors.
  • Copying, collating and distribution of documents, operating and completing basic support activity for a standard copying machine.
  • Operating a computer to access databases and using word processing applications when required.
  • Maintaining, updating, sorting and retrieving a range of records/statistical data, including monitoring/ordering of stationery and office supplies if appropriate.
  • Accurate filing, indexing, retrieving and other related work.
  • Prepare documents, reports and presentations as required.
  • Typing and setting up documents such as letters and reports.
  • Keeping computer records up to date, e.g. filing.
  • Managing post.
  • Diary Management.
  • Maintaining the condition of the reception area and arranging for necessary repairs via Maintenance team.
  • Circulation of announcements as required.
  • Assisting and liaising with the Referrals team, receiving and passing on of phone enquiries, organising assessment dates.

Please note that duties will vary and you will be expected to contribute to the overall aims when required.

Essential Criteria:

  • Good level of literacy and numeracy (at least 5 GCSEs above 4 (or equivalent) to include English and Maths – Preferred).
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrable experience of working in an administrative role.
  • Computer literacy – Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint and ability to use range of databases once trained.
  • Ability to manage own time to deal with multiple tasks.
  • Discreet, confidential and reliable.


  • Life assurance
  • Pension
  • Perkbox - offering high street discounts.
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Car lease scheme
  • Fully funded training and qualifications
  • Bike to work scheme.
  • Free membership to our Health cash back plan - Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio and many more.

 Blackstone Benefits:

✅Assigned specialised recruitment consultant

✅Access to exclusive and flexible UK locum and permanent jobs

✅Complete onboarding support

✅Informed tailored career advice

✅Personalised job alerts

✅Unlimited referral bonus

For further information on this role, don't hesitate to contact Emma Ansett at Blackstone Recruitment on the details provided or APPLY now.