Hospital Receptionist

Reference: VR-HR-01
Job Type: Temporary
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Canterbury
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: £8.38 per hour
Job Description:

Red Eagle Recruitment is looking to recruit a Receptionist for our client based in Canterbury, Kent.

Receptionist Responsibilities

  • Greets patients and visitors in an efficient and caring way.
  • Providing visitors with directions & guidance around the hospital.
  • Helping patients and/or visitors in distress and responding to any subsequent emergency situations.
  • Effective communication with all levels of 2gether, EKHUFT and all patients/visitors.
  • Complying with all H&S policies and other statutory legislation.
  • Carrying out duties within agreed Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Maintaining the security of the department.
  • Responsibilities to keys throughout the Hospital premise and the Accommodation.
  • Advise Helpdesk on any defects and report and faults/ issues.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Handling enquires diverted via by the operator on the telephone.

Essential Skills and Qualifications

  • Excellent understanding of Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel, as well as general IT and keyboard skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and communicate with teams
  • Remain calm under pressure and make judgements

This is initially a temporary role for 3 months, with the chance of a permanent role.

Working hours are on a 2 week rota, Week 1 = Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 7am – 7.30pm. Week 2 = Monday & Tuesday 7am – 7.30pm, and Saturday & Sunday 9am – 5pm.

Pay is £8.38 per hour, payable a week in arrears.

To find out more and to be considered for the role of Receptionist, please apply via your CV.

How to apply:

For further information on this vacancy please contact:
Folkestone: 01303 851 133 E-mail:
Please quote the job reference and attach a recent CV if available.

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