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Receptionist Vacancy


We are a well-established independent and forward thinking law firm situated in Sunderland and Seaham and are looking to appoint a receptionist to work between our two offices.

Your role would include:-

• Receiving and directing incoming telephone calls in an efficient and friendly manner
• Receiving clients and visitors to the practice
• Maintaining the firm’s diary system in accordance with laid down procedures
• Assisting with the processing of both incoming and outgoing post
• Updating databases and spreadsheets
• Redirecting internal faxes, sending faxes
• Maintaining stationery supplies in the interview rooms and literature in the reception area
• Accepting payments and issuing receipts
• Testing fire, intruder and panic alarms at regular intervals
• Maintaining the reception area so that it presents a good impression to clients and visitors
• Contribute to maintaining a safe and healthy working environment
• Contribute to maintaining and improving office procedures
Any other duties which from time to time are reasonably required by the firm

The ideal candidate will have a welcoming manner and excellent verbal communication skills, strong customer care focus and a genuine desire to provide excellent service to all of the firm’s clients and visitors.

You will need a good general standard of education - typically 5 G.C.S.E or equivalent passes at A* - C, sound keyboard skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Previous experience in a similar environment whilst a distinct advantage is not essential.

If you would like to apply for the role contact Val Goodrum at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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