Office Receptionist Jobs

The core function of a Receptionist’s role is to greet, direct and assist visitors, members of the public or potential and existing customers and clients and direct deliveries.

Receptionist Jobs involve welcoming customers or other types of visitor. Sitting or standing behind a desk or counter, they greet people as they arrive, and deal with visitors' enquiries.

Receptionist Jobs - office experienced required

They will also take phone calls, sometimes operating a complex switchboard, and may need to pass on messages to members of staff.  They should enjoy dealing with people over the phone and help callers, whilst also provide a gatekeeping service to protect senior staff from unnecessary interruptions.  Receptionists also need to keep the reception area tidy and professional.  The Receptionist is often the first point of contact, representing the image of the company and setting a good first impression. 

Other tasks may include clerical work; organising appointments or travel; taking bookings; dealing with petty cash; keeping records and diaries up-to-date and issuing visitor/security passes.

To work as a Receptionist, you need to be friendly, outgoing and confident and have a warm and welcoming personality.  Possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and be of professional appearance.

Receptionist Jobs - expected salary

Many Receptionists fall between traditional business hours of 9am-5.30pm Monday to Friday, although this largely depends on the sector and individual organisation. Whilst these are the most common hours, some Receptionists may have a requirement for the weekend and/or evening work.

For instance, in the hospitality sector, a Receptionist may work shifts, such as 7am-3pm or 3pm-11pm and in the medical or dental environment, there are often early starts and late finishes.

Part-time or job share Receptionists are often available, making reception work very attractive for those who have commitments away from work. 

Salary ranges between £15,000 and £18,500 dependent on experience and location of hiring organisation.

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  1. Administrator

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Office Administrator

    Administrator- Inchinnan
    An excellent opportunity has arisen for a talented Administrator to join our client’s business in the Inchinnan area. This is a temporary on-going position that may have the scope to become a long term opportunity for the right candidate. This is an immediate start.
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  2. Administrator

    Location: Renfrewshire East

    Salary: £21000 p/a

    Category: Office Administrator

    An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Administrator to join our client’s thriving business in East Renfrewshire. This is a permanent position with an immediate start for the right candidate. 

    Your new job responsibilities
    As an Administrator, you will be taking on a key role within the business, providing ...

  3. Administrator

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Office Administrator

    Administrator- Renfrewshire
    An excellent opportunity has arisen for a talented Administrator to join our client’s thriving business in the Renfrewshire area. This is a permanent position with an immediate start for the right candidate. 
    Your new job responsibilities
    As an Administrator, you will be taking on a key role ...

  4. Administrator

    Location: Kirkintilloch

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Office Administrator

    Administrator – Kirkintilloch
    Stafffinders are urgently looking to recruit an Administrator to join our clients HQ in Kirkintilloch. This assignment will be on an ongoing temporary basis, with an immediate start for the right individual. There is great scope for this role to become permanent for the right individual.
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  5. Office Administrator

    Location: Dalkeith

    Salary: £9.50 p/h

    Category: Office Administrator

     
    Stafffinders are urgently looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Office Administrator, for an ongoing assignment at our client based in Dalkeith.
     
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    This is a temporary (12 months initially with the possibility of extending it to 18 months) part-time post and normal hours ...

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Many Receptionist jobs fall between traditional business hours of 9am-5.30pm Monday to Friday, although this largely depends on the sector and individual organisation. Whilst these are the most common hours, some Receptionist jobs may have a requirement for weekend and/or evening work.

For instance, in the hospitality sector a receptionist may work shifts, such as 7am-3pm or 3pm-11pm and in the medical or dental environment, there are often early starts and late finishes.

 

Part-time or job share Receptionist jobs are often available, making reception work very attractive for those who have commitments away from work. 

 

Receptionists’ salaries range from minimum wage for trainees up to around £20,500 for more experienced Receptionists holding more seniority and management responsibility.