Temporary Receptionist

  • Location
    Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Receptionist
  • Contract Type
    Temporary contract
  • Salary
    £ 9.5 - £ 10.5 / Hourly
  • OrganizationType
    Office

Office Angels have an exciting opportunity for a receptionist to join our client in Edinburgh City Centre. This is a temporary role which is starting within the next couple of weeks. The hourly rate is from £9.50 an hour. Working hours are Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm.


Duties and Tasks:



  • Receiving visitors at the front desk by greeting, welcoming, directing and announcing them appropriately

  • Answering, screening and forwarding incoming phone calls

  • Ensure reception area is tidy and presentable, with all necessary stationery and material

  • Provide basic and accurate information in-person and via phone/email

  • Receive, sort and distribute mail/deliveries

  • Maintain office security by following safety procedures and controlling access via the reception desk (monitor logbook, issue visitor badges)

  • Order front office supplies and keep inventory of stock

  • Update calendars and schedule meetings

  • Arrange travel and accommodations, and prepare vouchers

  • Keep updated records of office expenses and costs

  • Perform other clerical receptionist duties such as filing, photocopying, transcribing and faxing


Skills and Experience:



  • Proven work experience as a Receptionist, Front Office Representative or a similar role

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites

  • Hands-on experience with office equipment (e.g. fax machines and printers)

  • Professional attitude and appearance

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks

  • Customer service attitude


Whilst we'd love to get back to every applicant personally, it isn't always possible and sadly we cannot provide individual feedback.


If you are interested in this role and wish to be considered please click apply!


This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Office Angels who are operating as an employment agency. Office Angels are an equal opportunities employer.


Benefits of temping:


Working as a temp is an ideal way of exploring different job roles and industries.


It's also perfect for ensuring you have the right work/life balance.


Here are just some of the heavenly benefits you can expect when you temp through Office Angels:


- Employed directly with Office Angels, meaning we're always on hand to ensure you're being well looked after


- We work with highly sought after employers in your local area and cover a huge range of roles from Reception, Customer Service and Administration, to Accounts, HR and Marketing.


- We can search for permanent work whilst you're in assignments and offer expert interview support and advice


- Weekly pay


- 28 days paid annual leave (Based on a weekly accrual)


- Statutory Sick Pay in the unfortunate event you find yourself under the weather


We're proud to say our consultants are experts in recruitment and are more than happy to discuss the benefits in more detail; please contact your local Office Angels branch for further information.


**If you are currently registered with Office Angels and interested in this role please contact your consultant by email**

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.


By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Office Angels. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explaining how we will use your information is available on our website.

To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Kerry Scoular