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Part-time Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

Based in Andover



The post holder will be providing a full Receptionist/Telephonist service, operating digital phones/switchboard, mobiles, radios and Franking Machine.

£15,075 - £17,265 pro rata

Between 22.5 and 25 hours per week

52 weeks a year


The post holder will be providing a full Receptionist/Telephonist service, operating digital phones/switchboard, mobiles, radios and Franking Machine.  The role will essentially involve delivering a courteous and efficient counter service, dealing with enquiries from students, staff and external customers, accessing and operating various software packages; Facilities Management and Student Databases and Security Access Programming software. Both manual and electronic records need to be maintained, with a high level of IT and administration skills required.


The job role will also require a sound knowledge of handling and taking responsibility for working with financial matters, including taking payments in cash/cheque/credit cards, managing Petty Cash payments, taking till readings/balancing till and preparing financial returns to the College’s central Finance Department. This aspect of the job will require a keen eye for detail as the multiple tasks involved are very varied.


The successful applicant will have experience of working in a busy front line environment, with strong customer focus and good organisational and communication skills.  Competence in the use of IT systems including MS Office (Outlook/Calendar/Excel/Word) is required and knowledge of telephony skills is essential, with additional training provided as needed.  We require a degree of flexibility from the successful candidate who can offer full time hours to cover planned annual leave and sickness.


The working pattern for this role involves working 3 half days and 1 full day from 8.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.


This post is based at the Andover campus.


Closing Date: 10 August 2020


College Benefits:


  • Eligibility to join a defined contribution pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Occupational Sick Pay Scheme
  • Occupational Maternity Pay Scheme
  • Access to an employee assistance scheme
  • On-site gym at the Sparsholt campus (membership £100 per annum)
  • Facility to purchase Sparsholt produce including: plants, fruit & vegetables, fish and game
  • Access to discounted hair treatments at the Andover campus
  • Ability to access a range of CPD events and support with undertaking professional qualifications
  • Various food outlets and eateries offering good value food and drink at competitive prices
  • There is a nursery on the Sparsholt campus operated by a commercial provider

Between £15,075 and £17,265 Per Annum
Located in:
Closing Date:
10th August 2020
Sparsholt College Hampshire (incorporating Andover College

Sparsholt College Hampshire (incorporating Andover College

Sparsholt College Hampshire
SO21 2NF
01962 797309

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