• Location


  • Sector:

    Housing Maintenance Trades

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £21k - 23k per year

  • Contact:

    Holly Lewis

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    020 3176 4790

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Receptionist (Perm)

Location: Westminster

Salary: £21-23K

Hours: 8:00am – 17:00pm Mon – Fri


23 days holiday plus bank holidays, Accident Cover - B&CE Scheme, Life Assurance – B&CE Scheme,  Career progression with our Training and Development programme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Oracle benefits; including Cashback, voucher codes, shopping vouchers, reloadable cards, discount holidays etc., Eye Care Vouchers, Share Save schemes, 1 Professional Subscription per annum, Paid voluntary work

Key Responsibilities

  • Answer the telephone promptly politely and pleasantly and transfer calls to the appropriate employees, offering help and assistance as required
  • Greet and assist visitors with visitor badges or escort them to an office or meeting room
  • Handle questions about the business or offer brochures with business information
  • Maintain a pleasant appearance of the reception area
  • Undertake all duties in an efficient manner and professional manner
  • Ensure that reception is always and operate the switchboard in an efficient and professional manner, ensuring all telephone calls are answered promptly and courteously.
  • Ensure all telephone connections are made as quickly as possible bearing in mind busy times and meetings that may be in progress
  • Record and promptly and accurately pass all messages to appropriate personnel
  • Receive and welcome visitors and ensure that, on arrival, all visitors consistently receive a professional and courteous welcome
  • Ensure a sign in/out system is in place and is fully implemented at all times
  • Promptly attend to customers’ needs
  • Control meeting room bookings and provide refreshments as required
  • Open of all incoming post, scanning when appropriate and distributing to the relevant person / team


  • At least 2 years’ experience in a receptionist role
  • Good standard of education either GCSE level or equivalent (NVQ level 2)
  • Experience of delivering an excellent customer service
  • Good workload and time management

Build Recruitment Limited acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Build Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.