Ref: CYG07570

  • Location
  • Cygnet Hospital Colchester , Boxted Road, Mile End, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5HF
  • Salary
  • £16,133
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 25/12/2019
  • 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. And you’ll have the chance to progress in a caring setting that makes a real difference to people’s lives.

    So if you’re a people person who’s passionate about what you do, we want to hear from you!


    Your Day-to-Day...

    • 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 a good multi-tasker
    • 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


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

    Ready to make a positive change? Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below


    Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Colchester, is a 57 bed service providing a range of intensive support and rehabilitation services for men with learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders or mental health needs, and women with a diagnosis of personality disorder and complex mental health needs.

    Our services are recovery-focused, with the aim of preparing individuals for a move to rehabilitation or step-down services, and ultimately, back into the community wherever possible.


    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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