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Receptionist / Clerical Assistant (Wednesday - Friday)

A vacancy has arisen within the Departmental Secretariat.

The duties are varied and involve the provision of an efficient, helpful reception area: dealing with visitors, organising room bookings and the maintenance of a variety of security and database systems. In addition, the successful candidate would be expected to provide secretarial support to senior academic and administrative staff within the Department, operate a small switchboard, sell photocopier cards and provide a general administrative service to the scientific research and support service groups.

The ideal candidate will have a good general education (GCSE standard including English and Maths), be prepared to work on their own initiative, have the ability to prioritise their work, be well organised, flexible in their approach and have excellent communication and IT skills.

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 quote reference PH14457 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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