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Corporate Receptionist

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction


Working 21.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday, on a two week rota of mornings (0830 to 1245 hours) followed by afternoons (1245 to 1700 hours). The successful candidate will be required to have a degree of flexibility, and expected to work periods of overtime when required, to provide holiday and sickness cover for your fellow Receptionist. We offer a competitive hourly rate of £9.75 per hour (plus payment of overtime when worked).

Role Responsibility


As our Receptionist you will be the first point of contact for all customers, visitors, and staff, on site and will be responsible for a wide a varied remit.  Previous experience, working on a busy Reception is essential, as is a proven ability to proficiently use Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and Outlook as the role will include routine administration associated with this role.

The Ideal Candidate


The ideal candidate will possess

  • Proven previous experience in a similar role, encompassing Reception duties
  • Flexibility in order to provide cover when required.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Be competent and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Have an attention for detail and a strong work ethic
  • Be a reliable team member
  • Be well presented with a high standard of personal hygiene


Please note that employment will be subject to providing the necessary documentation to prove your Right to Work in the UK (which you will be required to present at interview should your application progress to this stage), the receipt of satisfactory references; and the satisfactory completion of an initial three month probationary period.



For further information, or an informal chat, regarding this position please contact Sean Dowley, Security & Reception Manager, Sodexo, Catalent Pharma Solutions, Swindon, Wilts, SN5 8RU or telephone: 01793 879373 or e-mail:



Package Description


Sodexo are currently seeking to recruit a PART TIME RECEPTIONIST based at Catalent Pharma Solutions, Swindon.

The role is on a job share basis, working 21.25 hours per week (Monday to Friday) on a two week rota.  One week of morning shifts from 0830 hours to 1245 hours; followed by one week of afternoon shifts from 1245 hours to 1700 hours.

A degree of flexibility and a willingness to work overtime would be expected, in order to provide cover for your fellow Receptionist when required.

This is an amazing opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food & facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.  The role is diverse and varied and a full job description is available upon request.

About the Company

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young persons and vulnerable adults. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland (Scotland).

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors.

With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.


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