Part Time Reception / Security Assistant - Brighton

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, personable and proactive Receptionist/Security Assistant with superb interpersonal skills to provide a high quality service to all our visitors, residents and staff.

£10,172 per annum, working 18.75 hours per week
Contract Type
Closing Date
Closing date is midnight on 25 August 2019

18.75 hours per week on a rolling shift roster, plus enhancements for unsocial hours

You’ll be a polite, conscientious and flexible individual, with a real customer focus.  You’ll have a professional telephone manner, essential PC skills, including a working knowledge of MS Outlook and the ability to keep calm under pressure. You’ll be reliable, tactful and diplomatic with a flexible, proactive approach to your work.

You’ll work as part of our security team and will be the first point of contact for visitors and callers to our centre. You’ll operate our switchboard, tannoy and room booking systems.  You’ll also provide a porter service, distribute mail and carry out security checks and patrols. Previous switchboard, reception or security experience is not completely essential as full training will be given to the right candidate.  An understanding of data protection legislation, fire safety and security systems would be an advantage. Previous experience of working with visually impaired, elderly or disabled people would also be an advantage.

The position will involve working on a rolling shift roster to include weekend and bank holiday working. (Shift times are 6.00 am to 2.00 pm and 2.00 pm to 10.00 pm).  There will also be requirement to cover occasional night shifts.

Closing date:  Sunday 25 August at 12 midnight

Interviews will be held on:  Wednesday 4 September 2019 

This position is subject to enhanced Criminal Records Bureau disclosure. 

Benefits include free life assurance, free parking, generous pension scheme, subsidised staff restaurant, use of onsite facilities (which include a gym and swimming pool), health cash plan (after one year’s service), an employee assistance programme and an excellent working environment.

To apply, please download the application form and personal details form below. Both completed forms should be returned to

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Because of the number of applications we receive we are unable to acknowledge each one.  If you haven't heard from us within a week of the closing date, please assume that we won't be inviting you for an interview. You are, of course, welcome to try again if a suitable post comes up. 

Reception / Security Assistant - Job Description

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