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Children Centre Receptionist

Scale 4 £22,641 - £24,081 pa

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Children Employment and Skills Services
Scale 4 £22,641 - £24,081 pa
Fixed Term - 14 months
Full time 35 hours per week
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Archway Children Centre, 1 Vorley Rd, London N19 5HE
Scale 4 £22,641 - £24,081 pa
25/02/2019 23:59

Archway Children's Centre is a busy centre working to improve outcomes for children under five and their families. We provide a wide range of services for the community as well as running a thriving nursery.

We are looking for an organised, efficient and proactive Children's Centre receptionist to help keep our busy reception running smoothly. You should be confident in communicating with parents, partners and visitors to the centre and will be providing administrative support as part of the office team. We are a warm, caring and hardworking team and offer you the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the work of our centre. We have a 35 hour working week which might include some Saturdays.

You should have:

  • excellent customer care and communication skills
  • good administrative and IT skills
  • the ability to work positively with a variety of people
  • an understanding of how to handle confidential and sensitive information appropriately
  • the ability to work under pressure

Closing date: Sunday 3rd March 2019 at 23:59

Interview date: 13th March 2019

For an informal discussion about the role please contact: Mita Pandya on 020 75271990, 020 75274831 or at


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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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