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Meet and Greet Receptionist

Highcliffe Nursing Home, Christchurch, Dorset

£11.50 per hour
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About the company

Family-owned Kingsley Healthcare is a UK top 20 ranked care home group ( employing 2,000-plus staff and supporting 1,400 residents.

We have a sector-leading 4.7 Glassdoor rating and are proud to be a Real Living Wage employer. Furthermore, we are proud to have been ranked Number 1 in the UK for work wellbeing in recruiter Indeed’s Better Work Awards 2023. A true testament to Kingsley’s caring ethos.

About the role

As a Meet and Greet Receptionist, your primary responsibility is to warmly welcome and assist visitors, clients, and employees as they enter our organization's premises. You will serve as the first point of contact and the face of the company, ensuring a positive and professional experience for all individuals who visit our office.

Reports to: Home Manager


This role could be for you if you have;

  • Excellent IT skills, including a proven knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word, and have the ability to adapt to new systems quickly.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships.
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
  • An ability to learn new skills and develop within the role.
  • Previous experience of working in a similar environment is preferred, but not essential.


What will you get from the role?

You will have the satisfaction of working with and being supported by an enthusiastic and caring team that puts people at the heart of the business. We know the happiness of our staff improves the service we give our residents. You will have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop your skills, and we have the procedures and processes in place to help you at every step.


  • Comprehensive induction and training programme.

  • Opportunities for career development and progression.

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Blue Light Card Scheme. We’ll reimburse the enrolment fee of this fantastic scheme that offers discounts on holidays, days out and over 15,000 national brands.

  • We’ll pay for your full DBS disclosure

  • Your uniform will be provided – this is another cost that we think it’s essential that we cover for you.

  • Enhanced rates of pay for bank holidays 

  • Paid breaks – we think it’s essential that all staff can take breaks without fear of losing money, so we pay for you to have a break during working hours.

Some of the accreditations and awards we’re really proud of:

  • We are a Living Wage Employer
  • Regulated by Care Quality Commission
  • chuk 2023 v3
  • Enabling Research in Care Homes
  • Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2019 Winner
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