Receptionist, Solicitors, Blackburn, £7.50-£8.00ph +EXCELLENT benefits -

Receptionist, Solicitors, Blackburn, £7.50-£8.00ph +EXCELLENT benefits

| Job ID: CMRREC001 | £7.50 - £8.00 per hour + Excellent benefits


An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in a top class Solicitors firm in Blackburn, where you will be the face of the company providing first class customer service to their valued clients.

This is a pivotal front office role; where the reception is the first point of contact for clients and customers alike. As Receptionist you will be working as part of a team, responsible for the reception area, directing phone calls and enquiries, meeting & greeting visitors and carrying out regular communication.

If you have great communication skills, have the ability to display discretion and diplomacy and enjoy being part of a multi-skilled friendly team, we want to hear from you.

As a Receptionist your role will include;

  • Handling incoming calls and routing them to the appropriate extensions
  • Meeting and greeting Clients
  • Ensuring the reception area is clean and tidy
  • Booking rooms for meetings, internal and external
  • Preparing rooms for meetings and clearing rooms after the meeting has finished
  • Preparing and serving refreshments, tea, coffee and lunches
  • Ensuring messages are passed to the relevant individuals in a timely manner
  • Booking conference calls
  • Booking lunch orders and taxis for Clients
  • Assisting with the opening of post in the morning and logging of DX and outgoing post in the evenings
  • Ordering stationery, banking and petty cash

The ideal Receptionist must;

  • Experience of a busy reception including switchboard
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to display tact, discretion and diplomacy and remain professional and highly confidential at all times
  • Flexible “can-do” attitude with the ability to manage and change work priorities as appropriate
  • Smartly presented person with a positive, friendly personality who is organised, self-motivated and able to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrates effective time management
  • High level of administrative and IT skills

Our client can offer;

  • Hourly rate of £7.50-8ph (doe)
  • 28 days holiday + bank holidays (includes Christmas ‘off’)
  • Life Assurance of x1.5 annual salary (facility to increase at employees own cost)
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Pension scheme – up to 3% matched contribution
  • Voluntary Cash Plan Scheme – to assist with dental & optical bills
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Continued development and learning opportunities including sponsorship and study leave options
  • Discounted legal services
  • Client Introduction scheme
  • Annual bonus
  • Regular appraisals
  • Bi-annual company-wide social functions


Cummins Mellor is a family run employment agency who have been serving businesses across East Lancashire for over 27 years. We pride ourselves on sourcing the highest quality, temporary and permanent candidates for local employers. If this particular role isn’t what you’re looking for then please take a look at our website for other available opportunities.

Due to consistently high volumes of applications, Cummins Mellor are unable to contact all applicants directly. Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks of application, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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