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Looking for Volunteer Care Home Receptionists

Reception / Meet and greet volunteers needed for Abbeyfield Reading Society Ltd in RG1

You would be the first point of contact as people call or come to Abbeyfield House, ensuring that people are greeted in a friendly and efficient way.

Main duties

  • You will welcome and greet visitors to the home in a professional and courteous way, ensuring the visitors book and the person’s identity is checked.
  • Answer the telephone and respond to enquiries at reception, redirecting calls to relevant staff and recording and relaying messages accurately.
  • Carry out COVID lateral flow tests for visitors.
  • Receive and ensure the appropriate delivery of residents’ post and record and sign for post when residents are not able to receive this themselves.
  • In addition to reception duties provide additional administration support to the home’s Manager (filing, photocopying etc).
Contact person firstname
Kathy Davis, Chair of Trustees
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
07767796887
Contact instructions?
Email preferred
Location address line 1
Abbeyfield House
Line 2
11 Maitland Road
Town
Reading
County
Berkshire
Postcode
RG1 6NL

Map
Wheelchair accessible?
Yes
Car parking for the volunteer?
Not specified
Secure bicycle parking?
Yes
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMTue AMTue PMWed AMWed PMThu AMThu PMFri AMFri PMSat AMSat PMSun AMSun PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
Ideally two or three hours one day a week
Task type?
Reception / Meet and greet
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific rolePrefers a regular scheduleHappy to work soloPrecise and methodicalSociable
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
On the job
Is support given?
Yes
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Yes
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
20
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
4
Opportunity added on
25 November 2021