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Village Receptionist - Selwyn Park, Whangarei

Whangarei, New Zealand

Reference: 5525033

  • Permanent, Part time role, Monday to Friday
  • Retirement Village environment

Be a part of a supportive and friendly team in a close-knit retirement village environment that is set in park-like grounds seven kilometers from Whangarei city centre and is surrounded by grasslands, with mature trees and a native bush backdrop.

Selwyn Park Retirement Village is seeking an experienced receptionist on a part-time basis. You will be responsible for providing a professional ‘front of house' and a warm welcome to all visitors which reflects the values of our organisation.

Hours of work are Monday to Friday 9.30am to 3.00pm = 25 hours per week.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Providing a professional warm welcome to all Visitors, Residents and families
  • Dealing with telephone and email enquiries effectively and efficiently
  • Providing assistance to residents (e.g. receipting payments for excursions/events, logging maintenance requests, arranging transport).
  • Assisting with preparations for meetings, events and conferences
  • Maintaining occupancy spreadsheets and cash handling
  • Other administrative duties

Key Requirements:

  • Proven experience in a similar role
  • A ‘bright and friendly' nature
  • Exceptional communication and customer service skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organisational / time management skills
  • Advanced experience in working with MS Office applications
  • High standard of personal presentation
  • A positive ‘can do' attitude

We're looking for someone with life experience, common sense and willingness to learn and adapt in a busy, changing environment. In return we offer a competitive pay, friendly team and a lovely working environment.

If you think you have the skills, experience and attitude needed to excel in this role, APPLY NOW through our online application form with a current CV and covering letter telling us why you're the ideal candidate for the job!


Applications Close: 30 Jun 2021