Receptionist/Facilities Assistant

  • Location
    Maidstone, Kent
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Receptionist
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
  • OrganizationType

Office Angels are so delighted to be recruiting for a Receptionist/Facilities Assistant based in Maidstone. Working for a well-established, friendly but hard-working solicitor, who prides itself on delivering quality and value to clients through continuous innovation.

Job Title: Receptionist/Facilities Assistant

Location: Maidstone

Salary: £23k

Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Some travel to the Canterbury office will be required from time to time.


  • 23 days annual leave plus an additional day at Christmas

  • Free on-site parking

  • Pension

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Discretionary bonus scheme

  • Staff discounts

  • Regular work social events

The role:

The general office team are fundamental to the day to day running of the business and provide internal support across the firm and teams to enable them to achieve their goals and targets. No two days are the same. The role would suit a proactive self-starter who works well under pressure, learns quickly and can prioritise their workload, using their initiative when required.

As the Receptionist/Facilities Assistant your key responsibilities would be:

  • Handling incoming and outgoing post

  • General administration and reception duties

  • Moving physical files, supplies and services around the buildings

  • Recycling duties as part of our sustainability programme

  • Occasional Banking duties as required

  • Delivery and collection of post/ documents from other buildings, businesses and the courts

  • Collecting catering/hospitality supplies/ordering stationery

  • Assisting with office moves

  • General maintenance of buildings and facilities, including minor repairs and decorating to ensure the buildings are maintained to a high standard

  • Assisting the Building Services Lead with health and safety matters and managing outside contractors as directed

  • Holding the emergency on call phone (rota basis) and responding to any issues that may arise out of hours

  • Keyholder for all sites

  • Other reasonable duties to support the needs of the team

We'd love to speak to candidates with the following skills:

  • Full clean driving licence to utilise the firms van to perform the full duties

  • Minimum academic achievements of at least 5 GCSE's A*-C including English and Maths

  • Excellent communication skills and be comfortable building relationships and providing support to people at all levels across the business.

  • Flexible with a positive attitude to work and prepared to respond to the needs of the business.

  • Well organised and able to prioritise your workload to this busy role.

Next steps:

If this sounds like an ideal position for you and you have the experience outlined above, then please apply today.

Please note if your skills match the requirements for the job then you will receive an e-mail from us (remember to check your junk mail). If you do, please call us on 01622 769696 ASAP or within 24 hours to discuss the position in further detail with Sherrie (Permanent Consultant).

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Sherrie Price