Administration Assistant / Receptionist

Portsmouth City Council

Reference: APR20213318

Job details


Register Office

Job type

Full Time, Permanent


£18,562 - £18,948 Per Annum

Closing date

9 May 2021

Portsmouth City Council

At Portsmouth City Council we’re all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.

With a little over 207,000 residents and 7,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority’s main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.

Your New Role

You will provide administrative support in the General Office and undertake general reception duties.  You will deal with enquiries from both the public and outside organisations by telephone call, email or in person. You will also have to handle cash and credit cards, as well as other admin duties pertaining to the post.

What you’ll need to succeed

You will have experience and knowledge of administration and reception work along with excellent communications skills.  You will be confident in dealing with the general public with due sensitivity.  You will work well under pressure and have the ability to meet tight deadlines.  You will also have a good working understanding of client confidentiality, data protection and information governance.

What you’ll get in return

As well as highly competitive pay you’ll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours to a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career. For those with families we have child care benefits as well as discounts with local businesses which can be enjoyed by all.

What next

To make sure your application is above the rest, please review the “Job Profile” to ensure you application matches the requirements of the role.

Please ensure to complete the application in its entirety and add in comments to the Personal Statement section

We look forward to speaking with you soon.