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Casual Receptionist

Chelmsford City Council
Chelmsford, Essex
£9.37 per hour
Closing date
23 Jan 2022

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a friendly and polite individual to join the Reception Team at Dovedale Sports Centre.


Dovedale Sports Centre is a multi-purpose complex accommodating squash courts, a sports hall, a Fitness Suite and an exercise studio as well as a mix of complimentary facilities.


We are looking for an individual with a proven experience of multi-tasking to work in our reception area whilst offering a friendly and efficient service for the processing of transactions, bookings and general enquiries.

The role will involve being the first point of contact at the centre, both in person and over the telephone. The successful candidate will be flexible, self-motivated, team orientated and a good communicator. They will also be able to demonstrate a high-quality customer service approach to ensure a friendly and welcoming environment providing advice on all activities within the centre.

The successful candidate will be able to keep calm while working under pressure and possess good administrative skills. Experience of customer relations and the ability to cash handle is essential, however additional training will be provided.

The role is offered on a casual basis. Offered shifts could include weekday, weekend or evenings.


Chelmsford City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable groups and expects all employees to share this commitment and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services. The Council's Safer Recruitment process contains pre-employment vetting which includes safeguarding training, obtaining references and ensuring compliance with Disclosure and Barring Service process.


Working at Chelmsford City Council

Chelmsford City Council’s core objectives are to provide high quality public spaces and increase the quality of life of the citizens. Chelmsford is also committed to promote a more sustainable and healthier environment.

As employer, Chelmsford has a strong focus on career growth and skills development, offering a variety of training opportunities for staff. 

Why work for Chelmsford?

  • Competitive salary.
  • Great railway connections.
  • Interest free loans for bus or train season tickets.
  • Training and development.
  • Employees will have cash plan scheme to cover healthcare costs, such as dental or optical costs.
  • Generous annual leave allowance.
  • Work/life balance.
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01245 606606
Civic Centre
Duke Street
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