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Receptionists

Receptionists receive and direct telephone calls and visitors to commercial, government and other establishments.

More about this Career

Average Salary

£12933

New workers start around £6326. Normal pay is £12933 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £21161.

Jobs

13424

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Maintains reception area in good order.
  • Records details of visitors, issues security passes and informs visitors of any actions to be taken in case of an emergency.
  • Supplies brochures, pamphlets and other information for clients.
  • Answers, screens and forwards or otherwise deals with telephone enquiries.
  • Records the details of enquiries and makes appointments and reservations.
  • Receives callers and clients and directs them to the appropriate person or department.

Skills Employers are looking for

Soft Skills

Soft skills are non-technical skills that include how you interact with colleagues, solve problems, and manage your work

  • Active Listening

    66

  • Reading Comprehension

    64

  • Critical Thinking

    59

  • Writing

    59

  • Speaking

    57

  • Learning Strategies

    53

  • Active Learning

    46

  • Monitoring

    42

  • Mathematics

    38

  • Science

    18

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