Barnsley, South Yorkshire
£17,007 pro rata pa
02 Nov 2018
16 Nov 2018
Customer Service
Contract Type
Part Time
Organisational Type
Specialist College

Northern College has been graded outstanding in all areas by Ofsted and we are looking for someone to join the College who can contribute to our continued success.  Northern College offers a wide range of adult learning provision including; literacy, numeracy and return to study courses, an Access to Higher Education Diploma,  Higher Education courses and a varied programme of Trade Union Studies.  Set in beautiful parklands and with excellent facilities, Northern College for Residential Adult Education has a powerful reputation for the quality of its services.  A unique opportunity to work for an outstanding residential adult education college in the UK


14 hours per week primarily working weekends (Salary £17,007 pro rata pa)

Working Friday 2.00 pm to 6.30 pm, Saturday 8.30am to 1.30pm and Sunday 8.30am to 1.00pm but some flexibility to provide cover during the week is also a requirement.  

You will need to have relevant reception experience, a professional approach and excellent customer care skills to join our existing team.  You will provide a comprehensive reception and information service to students and visitors and be the first point of contact on our front reception desk.  The ability to demonstrate the highest standards of customer care with experience of dealing with a range of customer queries is essential.  You will also have excellent interpersonal skills, be tactful in your approach and have the ability to work on your own initiative. 

Duties include answering the College telephone switchboard, welcoming and assisting our visitors.  In addition, you will also carry out a range of related administrative duties and therefore you will need to have excellent administrative skills for this role.   Previous switchboard experience is desirable together with a good level of ICT skills.   

The benefits of working for the college include: access to the Local Government pension scheme, free on-site parking, family friendly policies and opportunities for training and development.  

Closing date: Friday 16th November 2018.   

Northern College promotes the welfare of all students and is fully committed to safeguarding and to fulfilling its obligations under the Prevent duty.  The college expects all staff to share these commitments.

Registered Charity Number 507245

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