Receptionist - Essex

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Security and Reception
  • Location: Essex
  • Salary: £21,785 Per Annum (Including Essex Fringe Allowance)

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Location:  Essex
Salary: £21,785 Per Annum (Including Essex Fringe Allowance)
Hours: 37.5 per week (hours will include Weekend and Bank Holiday Working)


St Andrew’s Healthcare Security Department is looking to recruit a Full Time Receptionist to work within the Essex site.  The successful candidate will be highly motivated and able to take control of difficult situations in a professional manner. You will have excellent communication and customer service skills, be smart and presentable and work well in a team.


You will be the face of the hospital and be stationed in the reception meeting and greeting all visitors to the site, as well as controlling access for all staff. Access control will also involve taking charge of issuing keys and alarms as well as several remote intercom systems. You will also be responsible for the operation of the local switchboard system and for the prompt communication emergency incidents.


The ability to work under pressure is essential. You will be required to multitask throughout the day, to cover all reception duties and provide a professional and effective switchboard/reception service. Additional duties include post sorting, general administration duties including typing and collating of reports, photocopying and laminating.



We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Pension
  • Sickness policy on par with the NHS
  • 35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service
  • Life cover
  • Car lease scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Free parking
  • Paid DBS application
  • Access to free vocational qualifications

“Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew’s CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day.”