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13 Mar 2023

Full-Time Receptionist

Abingdon and Witney College – Posted by Abingdon and Witney College Witney, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

£20,248 – £21,116 per annum 

37 hours per week 

The working pattern is Monday to Thursday 7.5 hours per day, Friday 7 hours per day 

38 weeks per annum, paid for 43.13 weeks per annum 

Common Leys Farm Campus 


Do you want to work in a fast-paced award-winning college setting? Are you a focused and organised person? Can you prioritise work, manage multiple tasks and problem solve in a calm manner? Do you have a record of demonstrating outstanding customer service and have an upbeat and positive attitude? Can you help us continue to put the student at the heart of our provision?  Does this sound like you? This could be the job for you! 

We currently have a great opportunity for a self-motivated and driven individual who wants to work as part of the Land based Industries faculty team; the role is key and often the first point of contact that stakeholders have with the college. We are looking for an individual to undertake administrative support at our Common Leys Farm campus whilst also supporting the wide range of services for students that we offer and delivering the college reception function.  

Duties include: 

  • Provide a welcoming, courteous, and efficient service for students, visitors, and all other stakeholders. 
  • Ensure the delivery of outstanding customer service, to provide all students and stakeholders with a consistent and positive impression of the college. 
  • Carry out a range of administrative tasks to support the faculty team, including data inputting student attendance monitoring, handling payments, letters, record keeping, room/facilities bookings, managing locker allocations, assisting with bursary applications. 
  • Coordinate dog grooming bookings for members of the public, with guidance from the tutor/course leader. 
  • Process payments for Farm Shop purchases and engage with customers. 
  • Assist with campus events and open days. 
  • Liaise with Estates and cross-college staff. 

In return, Abingdon & Witney College offer excellent benefits to our employees including generous pension and holiday schemes (with potential Christmas closure days), continued professional development, flexible working options, corporate gym membership, cycle/tech scheme and much more. 


Closing date: 26th March 2023 (midnight) 

Interview date: 13th April 2023 


No candidate will meet every single desired qualification / criteria. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you! 

AWC values diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all appointments are subject to satisfactory clearances including enhanced DBS checks. 

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Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

Job expires in 82 days.

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