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Receptionist - Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre

Applications are invited for the position of Receptionist at the Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre (a purpose-built research unit for structural and functional imaging) on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

We are seeking a full time Receptionist to provide an efficient and friendly first point of contact for patients, research participants and visitors to the Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre.

You will assist with the security of the Main Building of the Centre and process all calls and enquiries. The role requires excellent spoken and written English, good IT skills and proven customer service experience either in a clinical reception area or other customer facing role. The Receptionist also deals with incoming and outgoing mail and receipt of deliveries. The role holder must be able to multi-task and be able to work calmly under pressure to fulfil their duties and present a helpful attitude to visitors or callers.

For questions relating to the post, please contact Heather Carlyon at

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check (enhanced with children and adults' barred lists) and a health assessment. This appointment also requires a Research Passport application.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Closing date for applications is 7th May 2017 with an interview date to be confirmed.

Please quote reference ZE11545 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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