Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity



Job Description:

Receptionist needed in Maidstone, £11.49ph PAYE - Reference: RQ1042878


  • To be able to manage the front desk, meet and greet all visitors to the building and manage the competing priorities as required.
  • To respond to emails, and telephone calls that come through as required and ensure the booking of the training and resource space.
  • To ensure all visitors are referred on/signposted to the correct teams/colleagues.
  • To manage the common areas within the ground floor, including keeping the tea station clean, tidy, and hygienic.
  • Be able to answer telephone calls, respond to emails and manage the various room diaries as required.
  • To carry out fire evacuation training with occupants, visitors and staff
  • To prevent unauthorised access to restricted areas
  • To coordinate cleaning of common areas
  • To keep reception area literature and posters to a high standard
  • To foster and maintain relationships with internal and external partners and stakeholders to ensure the delivery of key outputs and performance indicators.
  • To contribute to the delivery of the Corporate Plan priorities.
  • To undertake any training and development as required
  • To contribute to the emergency plan and respond as required to emergencies including working at rest centre outside of the normal working day
  • To comply fully with the Equal Opportunity Policy.
  • To comply fully with the Health and Safety at Work Policy.
  • To assist as required in the Emergency Plan.
  • To comply fully with the IT Security Policy.
  • To undertake other duties commensurate with the grade of the post as directed by a senior colleague.


This is a full time role on a temporary contract basis.


If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.


Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


All our roles may be subject to pre-employment checks including references so please be prepared.


Due to high volumes of CVs received we are not able to respond to all unsuccessful applications. You will always however hear from us by phone if we are able to take your CV forward to the next stage.


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