Part-Time Senior Receptionist – The Spinney – Part Time –


As a part-time Senior Receptionist

If you are an experienced confident, welcoming person looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference and change lives for the better, then being the face of The Spinney could be the right choice for you.

You will be working as a Senior Receptionist and will be responsible for controlling access to the service, ensuring the safety of service users, visitors and staff, and guiding the reception team. You will be required to manage administrative tasks and you must have excellent phone etiquette.

It’s a career that you can take pride in while enjoying the satisfaction of helping people and seeing them improve. It’s what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

Role – Part-Time Senior Receptionist

Location – Atherton, Manchester

Salary – £17,523 per annum

Hours – 30 hours per week (Part-Time)

Closing Date – Tuesday 10th December 2019

Your responsibilities:

As the first point of contact for all agencies, receive all visitors professionally, ensuring they are welcomed and passed on in a helpful and efficient manner.
Receive all telephone calls and transfer the same without delay, taking messages as appropriate, at all times taking into account confidentiality.
To undertake administrative duties as requested
Ensure all staff details are up to date and accurate on the Doors and Key Management systems.
Issue keys and security alarms to staff as appropriate.
To work a pre-determined shift pattern and remain flexible subject to service need.
As the central point of contact, liaise as appropriate in case of fire alarm, medical emergencies, and first aid calls.
Operate and monitor the personal alarm system.
Operate and monitor the radios, ensuring compliance with the licensing laws. Arrange maintenance calls as required.
Sort and process the outgoing and incoming mail for the unit.
Accept deliveries and forward them to the appropriate recipients.
Take bookings for hospital vehicles.
To actively participate in maintaining the physical, relational; and procedural security to ensure the safety of all.

To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

Customer Care skills
Evidence of a competent working knowledge of word processing – desirable
Self-motivation – desirable
Willingness to learn – desirable
Display an awareness of the understanding of confidentiality – essential
Display an awareness of the understanding of all aspects of security – essential

Where you will be working:

Location: Everest Road, Atherton, Manchester, M46 9NT

You will be working at The Spinney, a service which offers a range of care settings for male patients with personality disorder and/or mental illness. The purpose-built medium, low secure and rehabilitation wards, as well as a psychiatric intensive care unit (PICU) are all set within an 11 acre site with extensive woodland and landscaped areas.

You will be working alongside a multidisciplinary team at The Spinney who have previously been recognised by the Association of Psychological Therapies (APT) for their ability to reinforce positive behaviour, prevention of challenging behaviour and successful interventions in a secure care setting.

What you will get:

Annual salary of £17,523
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Pension contribution
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity PackageThere is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care.

Each and every employee is valued and supported, as everyone has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is only with the dedication, passion and hard work from staff that excellent care programs that truly benefit the service users can be delivered.

With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

Salary: £17523/annum Plus Benefits

Job Type: Part Time

Location: Leigh, Lancashire

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