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Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

Faculty Operating Service (MED)

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £22,149 to £23,715 Pro rata per annum
Part Time Permanent (18.75 hours a week)
Closing Date:  Wednesday 15 February 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2145923LL

You are invited to apply for the post of Faculty Receptionist/Administrative Assistant based at Southampton General Hospital.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and professional individual to provide Reception/Administrative support within the Faculty of Medicine. This role will support the front of house reception service for two Schools within the Faculty; Human Development and Health and Cancer Sciences with the main reception area located within the Institute of Developmental Sciences building at Southampton General Hospital. This is a busy and varied role that requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The post holder will act as Receptionist/Administrator, which will include, greeting visitors, dealing with deliveries, post and email correspondence and managing room bookings. You will also provide administrative support to both Schools  and help with the administrative workload of the Faculty. 

You will have good IT skills, the ability to work independently and interface with internal and external personnel. A flexible approach to work is essential to meet business needs.  In addition you will possess experience in a similar role and have strong administrative skills and be expected to plan and prioritise your workload.  

The work-pattern for this role is 0830am-1215pm (0.52FTE) Monday to Friday. 

For informal enquiries about the role/work-pattern please contact Jo Trueman on

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Janice Poon (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750 or email  Please quote reference 2145923LL on all correspondence.

Due to the high number of applications received feedback will be provided to shortlisted candidates only, where requested.

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We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity. 

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