Ref: CYG10085

  • Location
  • Cygnet Taunton, Orchard Portman, Taunton, TA3 7BQ
  • Salary
  • £8.80 per hour
  • Hours
  • Part Time
  • Closing date
  • 31/07/2020
  • With us, you’ll work in a vibrant, supportive culture tailored to help you thrive.

    As a Receptionist, you’ll help provide a safe, welcoming environment for staff, patients, service users & visitors.


    Your Day-to-Day...

    You’ll be working 24 hours per week - 7 day rota -  including alternate Weekends, Shift Times; 7:00am - 8:30pm.

    • Provide a professional, welcoming reception experience
    • Greet visitors & notify the appropriate member of staff of their arrival
    • Ensure visitors sign in & out, and that patients leaving & returning are recorded appropriately
    • Answer & transfer all incoming calls and take messages where appropriate
    • Sort & distribute post, and assist with general office duties as required
    • Keep the reception area clean & tidy
    • Promote the safety & security of all site users and ensure all staff comply with security protocols.


    You are...

    • An experienced receptionist/administrator used to liaising with customers/clients
    • Organised, naturally helpful and good at multitasking
    • Computer literate – including Windows/Word/Excel/Outlook or equivalent
    • Knowledgeable of telephone systems
    • Polite, friendly & approachable with excellent c
    • GCSE Maths and English qualified, with a good level of numeracy and literacy
    • Diligent & accurate, with an eye for detail and an understanding of confidentiality.


    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you

    • Strong career progression opportunities
    • Expert supervision & support
    • Employee referral scheme
    • Pension scheme
    • “Cycle to work” scheme & employee discount saving
    • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
    • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
    • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
    • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks


    Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Taunton provides specialist inpatient services for older adults with mental health problems and for men diagnosed with a learning disability. The hospital also provides an acute inpatient admissions service for men over the age of 18.

    The hospital is situated in a rural setting amongst Taunton farmland, within acres of peaceful fields. This quiet and tranquil environment offers great benefit to our service users who are able to walk in the expansive hospital grounds and take in the countryside scenery.

    Taunton town centre offers contrast to the quieter country life with market places, shopping malls and many other entertainment areas such as restaurants, theatres and cinemas.


    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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