Receptionist (part-time role)

Job title Receptionist (part-time role)

Department Sports Development & Recreation

Salary Starting from £18,342, rising to £19,133 pro rata

Grade Grade 3

Placed on Monday 13 September 2021

Closing date Monday 27 September 2021

Interview date Wednesday 20 October 2021

Reference CC8651


We challenge ourselves to be recognised as a leading centre for creating impact through sport and activity by maximising our unique environment every day for every customer. 

Under the brand of Team Bath, over 100 staff provide activities, services and facility provision to students, university staff, the local community and to high performance athletes.  We aspire to create a world leading multi-sport environment based in our inspiring Sports Training Village, supporting all ages and all abilities to achieve their personal goals.

We are looking for an experienced Receptionist to join our team to enable the smooth running of our sports facilities to a wide range of people using the Sports Training Village.

You will be required to work 15 hours per week over a 3-week rotating rota covering the facility opening hours and business needs.   

As the first point of contact for all general sports enquiries you will have responsibility for booking and taking payments for facilities, classes, courses, supporting the Head Receptionist in implementing the access policy and providing excellent customer service as part of our committed and dedicated Reception team.

The successful candidate should have experience in the following:

  • Working with a range of customers
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer care skills 
  • Strong IT skills 

In return for your commitment, we offer a range of great benefits.  You will be able to take advantage of discounted rates to access all the facilities at the Sports Training Village.  We also offer a competitive rate of pay, a great pension scheme, tax and national insurance savings through salary exchange schemes (on nursery care, childcare vouchers, cycle-to-work and fitness schemes), up to 25 days annual leave (pro rata) per year plus 8 Bank Holidays and 5 extra Discretionary days off during the year.

A Disclosure and Barring Service application will be required for this position.  

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. 

We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

Further details:

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.

We are an accredited Living Wage employer. Appointments at Grade 2, Spine Point 3, 4 and 5 will receive an additional supplement to ensure a minimum hourly pay equivalent to the Living Wage as confirmed on our Bath pay and grading structure page.

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our applicant information webpage before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.