• Location
    Holsworthy, Devon
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Receptionist
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
  • OrganizationType

We are looking for a highly organised, customer focused individual for a 12 month fixed term Receptionist position with a highly reputable client of ours in Holsworthy.

JOB TITLE: Receptionist

LOCATION: Holsworthy

HOURS: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5.15pm (36.25 hours)

DURATION: 12 months

SALARY: Starting salary of £17, 000 per annum DOE

BENEFITS: Generous annual leave with the option to buy and sell holiday, reward programme and health scheme, access to EAP, really supportive working environment.

THE COMPANY: Our client is a well-known, highly reputable company in the Accountancy and Finance industry, with offices in over 15 locations across the South West. One of the largest practices in the area, they offer a range of services and operate in a number of specialisms, whilst continuing to pride themselves on excellent client care. This value for people extends to their teams and employees, and their supportive, inclusive working environment is one of a kind.

THE ROLE: As the practice receptionist you will represent the firm and will be the first point of contact for all visitors and enquiries, whether that be face to face, or over the telephone. This is a varied reception role - as well as providing general reception cover, you will also assist with ad hoc admin, typing and secretarial support where required.


  • Answering telephone calls and taking messages

  • Meeting and greeting clients and visitors in a professional and polite manner

  • Ensuring all visitors are signed in and out of the building to comply with fire safety procedures

  • Providing ad hoc administration and secretarial support

  • Managing meeting room diaries

  • Arranging refreshments for clients and meetings

  • Ensuring the reception area and meeting rooms are kept clean and tidy and are prepared ready for us

  • Support with audio and copy typing,

  • Photocopying/binding, scanning and handling documents

  • Recording correspondence

  • Preparing and franking outgoing post as well as receiving, opening and distributing incoming post and deliveries


  • Someone who is friendly and approachable

  • Polite and professional telephone manner

  • Ability to work independently and think on your feet

  • Organisation skills

  • Team orientated

  • A passionate and positive approach to work

  • Strong written and oral communications skills

  • Good working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook

  • Good typing skills (Experience of audio typing an advantage)

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Administration experience

TO APPLY: If you are interested in this role we would love to hear from you. Please call Alex on 01392 426200 or email a copy of your CV to

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