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    Receptionist

    Location:  Weybridge
    Salary:  £18,278 per annum pro rata
    Post Type:  Full Time
    Contract Type: Fixed Term - 6 Months
    Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Friday 01 July 2022
    Interview Date:  To be confirmed
    Reference:  MI911RA-R


    Position: Receptionist FTC

    Salary: £18,278 (FTE per annum)

    Hours/Contract: 37 hours per week

    Contract Type: 6 Month FTC (Potential scope to become a permanent position)

    Location: The post holder will be required to work flexibly across all campuses, according to department needs

    Closing date: 16th June 2022

    Interview date:  TBC

    Brooklands College is a Further Education College with two campuses based in Weybridge and Ashford.  We pride ourselves on providing innovative and effective programmes for learners of all abilities.

    We have an exciting opportunity for a Receptionist to join Brooklands College’s Admissions Team initially on a 6 Month FTC. There may be scope for this role to become permanent, which will include a mixture of reception and admissions duties.  We are looking for a Receptionist/Switchboard operator to provide a professional and helpful front of house service at the College with some admissions duties which will be required with this role.

    The successful candidate will be responsible for Reception/Switchboard will work on all aspects of the provision of information about the College to potential & existing students and customers. In addition to responding to enquiries from prospective students and customers, the team offers a wide range of functions to provide a comprehensive and supportive service. 

    Duties will include the day-to-day and evening operations of reception and switchboard, processing of incoming and outgoing telephone calls, greeting and directing visitors to the College, operation of a franking machine and dealing with all College post.  Additionally, the post holder will provide administrative assistance to Admissions and use of College Enrolment system.  Coordinating First Aid assistance as needed.

    Excellent customer care, communication skills and confidence in and experience of using a computer in a work environment is essential. Applicants should have good IT experience and good administrative skills.  Although experience of using a switchboard and fax machine would be an advantage, training on College systems will be provided

    At Brooklands College we have a vibrant, sociable working environment with a real sense of working at the heart of the local community. We offer a generous benefits package, including: -

    What’s in it for you:

    • Pension (TPS or LGPS)
    • Generous holiday entitlement
    • Staff well-being and fitness resources
    • CPD courses and training to enhance your skills and provide strong career progression
    • Financial benefits and discounts
      • Cycle to work scheme
      • Discounted gym membership
      • Health cash plan
      • Hair and Beauty 
    • Brooks Café open daily, serving hot and cold food
    • Employee recognition schemes: - Celebration Day and Brooklands Value Awards
    • Free on-site parking
    • Flexible working

    Brooklands College is dedicated to being a place of work where people with diverse cultures and backgrounds are welcome. We believe that having equality, diversity and inclusion amongst our staff and students embody the essence of what Brooklands College is about.

    The College is committed to safeguarding to ensure the safety of young people and vulnerable adults. Employment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.  

    Agencies need not apply.

    About Us

    We are a Further Education College that serves the community of Surrey. We have three campuses that are closely located to the town centres of Weybridge and Ashford, with very good local transport links and train links to London.

    Approximately 2,000 students choose to study with us each year, either to start or enhance their career pathway or broaden their skills and knowledge for their own professional development.

    With an Ofsted rating of Good (2019), this is an excellent place to study.

    Brooklands College’s values underpin the mission and aims of the College and shape the culture and behaviours that will support aspiration and achievement.

    The College values are:

    Respect and Compassion

    Integrity

    Innovation

    Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

    These values were developed by College employees to support the whole College community in our drive for excellence.

    Brooklands College and the Brooklands Estate has a rich and fascinating history.  This is particularly relating to the Locke King family, which through its pioneering contribution to British motor racing and aviation made the name and the reputation of Brooklands famous throughout the world.

    Brooklands College reserve the right to close this vacancy before the closing date. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

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    The College is committed to safeguarding to ensure the safety of young people and vulnerable adults. Employment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.


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