Blackburn | Job ID: SH-REC | £10 p/h

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;

  • Competitive hourly salary
  • Full time hours
  • Monday – Friday
  • Temporary initially, the view for a permanent role for the right position
  • Career coaching and mentoring


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What happens next?

  1. We’ll take a look at your application
  2. We’ll review it in line with our client’s requirements and assess if you’re a match for the role
  3. We’ll call you for a chat about the position to learn a little more about you and your personal aspirations
  4. We’ll invite you in to Cummins Mellor HQ to meet with our team and discuss the next steps in your career

Not ready to apply?

Not ready to apply just yet? If you’re looking for some more information then please give us a call.

Speak to Sara Howard

Temporary Recruitment Consultant

T: 01254 239363