Receptionist

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Reference number: 46176

Title: Receptionist

Location: Rothwell

Salary: £17,663 per annum pro rata

Hours: 16 hours per week (part time)

Closing date: Sunday 24 October 2021

Interview date: To be confirmed

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:

About the role

We are currently recruiting for a Receptionist to work 16 hours per week at our Sense Centre in Rothwell.  This is a permanent position and the working days will be Thursday and Friday.

Sense Centre Rothwell is based between Rothwell and Kettering on the A14.  You will need to have access to transport to travel to and from work as there is no bus service.

Here at Sense Centre Rothwell we work with people who have dual or single sensory impairment, learning disability and / or autism.

About us

Sense is a national charity that supports people who are deafblind, those with sensory impairments and those with complex needs, to enjoy more independent lives.

Working at Sense gives you a wide range of benefits including:

  • 24 days’ holiday + bank holiday entitlement (pro rata); increasing with length of service
  • Free DBS Check
  • Free leadership and management development (such as our award winning Growing Stronger Leaders Together programme) 
  • Free access to over 100 online and face to face training including the care certificate.
  • On-going development opportunities
  • Flexible working and family friendly policies
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Health and well-being support
  • Pension Scheme
  • Discount scheme 

About you 

We are looking for someone who can receive visitors in a professional and friendly manner. You will have good computer skills, with a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. The ability to work on your own and as part of a team is essential. The successful applicant will have respect for confidentiality, discretion and sensitivity at all times.

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application. Managers will use your supporting statement to shortlist candidates for interview; in relation to the Personal Specification. Therefore, it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines, job description and person specification (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

Please note to avoid disappointment, we advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time.

No agency submissions please: any submissions without prior authorisation from the Sense Recruitment Team will be treated as our own and as such no fee will be payable.

If you require any further assistance, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0121 415 6735 or recruitment@sense.org.uk

Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore, all offers of employment, where appropriate, are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Sense is committed to equality of opportunity, and to promoting and celebrating the diversity of staff, volunteers and the people we work with. We value everyone’s contribution and ensure people are given the opportunity to realise their potential. We will promote equality and diversity in all that we do and the work we do in partnership with others. For more information please visit: https://www.sense.org.uk/about/equality-and-diversity/

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Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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Related links

Who Sense supports

More about Sense, it's visions and values

Sense's People Strategy

Sense's People Strategy (Accessible)