Support Services Officer (Reception - full time)

  • Job Reference: 262
  • Date Posted: 9 July 2024
  • Recruiter: South Downs National Park Authority
  • Location: South Downs Centre Midhurst
  • Salary: £24,436 to £26,923
  • Sector: Administration, Customer Service
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Support Services Officer (Reception - full time)
Location: South Downs Centre Midhurst
Closing Date: 21 July 2024
Interview Date: 2 August 2024
Salary: £24,436 to £26,923
Hours: 37 hours per week
Type of post: Permanent

Delivering Support Services, including the front of house service, at the South Downs Centre. We would like to hear from you if you are interested in working in a rewarding if challenging environment.

Covering a range of administrative duties, you will assist colleagues throughout the organisation when required. You will have experience of working with the general public and handling a wide range of enquiries, in sometimes challenging situations. You will also have experience of taking notes, using office systems including data management and filing, be experienced in dealing with a busy workload and have strong IT skills including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.

You will also be the first point of contact for members of the public, partners and stakeholders as well as delivering an efficient and responsive reception service for the South Downs Centre including managing all incoming post, telephone calls and also guiding people through our interpretation area and assisting them in finding further information about the South Downs National Park along with identifying activities they may wish to undertake.

This is a fantastic introductory level role that can lead to further opportunities as they arise.

Sound like something that interests you? Think you can really add value to the role? Meet the person specification? Then please apply!

To apply: Please apply via the button shown to upload your CV and complete our application referring to the person specification.

SDNPA is an inclusive organisation and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, faith and religion, disability and age.

We operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme (GIS) for disabled applicants.

In all circumstances the SDNPA appoints on merit based on evidence the applicant supplies in meeting the essential criteria for the post. Further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion can be found on our website.

SDNPA Enhanced Benefits

- Flexible working
- Local government pension scheme
- Healthcare - includes cash plan, counselling and wellbeing discounts
- Access to Health and Wellbeing portal and webinars
- 27 days annual leave, increasing to 30 days, plus bank holidays
- Professional development support
- Cycle to work scheme
- Car sharing
- Use of pool cars
- Regular staff events / activities, which support the SDNPA’s Purposes and Duty