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4 Christchurch Square, Dublin 8
|Location4 Christchurch Square, Dublin 8|
|Employment typePart Time (2 days / 14.5 hrs) and Specific Purpose contract to cover maternity leave from mid April 2019 (contract expected to run for approx. 26 weeks) The two days to be worked are Thursday and Friday each week. There is no flexibility on this.|
|Salary€9,086 - €14,076|
|Contact PersonMadge Deane on 01 4530355|
|Closing date17:00 PM, Wednesday 27 February, 2019.|
The receptionist will provide reception and telephonist support to the National Office. Our National office is where Barnardos’ support departments are based, some of these include our Senior Management team, Fundraising, HR, Finance, IT, Communications departments and our Learning and Development Service.
The receptionist will receive all incoming calls to the National Office and re-direct them to our 40 services nationwide or to staff based in the building. The receptionist will also greet all visitors and members of the public who call into the National Office.
Telephone callers and members of the public who visit the National Office may have sensitive queries and the post holder must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to deal with these queries in a sensitive and confidential manner.
Our reception is covered 5 days per week from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday, the other days of the week are covered by another receptionist. Good communication skills and a handover is required weekly between both receptionists to ensure the smooth running of the reception desk. This position is part of the Human Resources team.
The role also has some daily and weekly administrative duties and full details of these can be found in the job description below.
|Location:||Christchurch Square, Dublin 8|
|Responsible to:||Human Resources Manager|
|Works with:||HR Team, National Office staff and Regional teams|
To provide reception and telephonist support to the National Office.
Note: This Job Description will be reviewed and updated in line with the needs of the work.
Minimum of two years directly relevant experience essential.
Ability to use IT systems such as Word and Excel essential.
Receptionist experience a distinct advantage.
Flexibility is desirable in working hours / days to allow for the change of working days and or the possibility of working additional days on occasions if requested.
Junior Cert or equivalent minimum level of education.
The postholder is initially assigned to work in the National Office, Dublin 8 but may be required in the future to work in other project(s) in the Dublin area in line with organisational needs.
Applicants must complete this application form and submit it through our website before the closing date.
Applicants may also attach a CV or other supplementary information in respect of our application.
Attaching a CV alone will result in the applicant not being considered for shortlisting.
Shortlisting will apply
Candidates who are moved to the 2nd stage of our Recruitment process are required to complete a medical questionnaire and the E-Vetting process. References will be taken up at this stage.
All documentation received by Barnardos in relation to job applications will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003. The information will only be used by Barnardos in the processing of job applications and for ongoing administrative purposes with job candidates. To make a request under the Data Protection Acts, please submit a request in writing to: Data Protection Executive, Barnardos National Office, Christchurch Square, Dublin 8 or email firstname.lastname@example.org