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Job Description

Job title: Receptionist
Location: Watford WD17
Start Date: ASAP
Contract Type: Ongoing
Weekly Hours: Rolling rota with 2 early shifts (8:00-16:30), 2 late shifts (12:30-21:00) and 2 days off

We are currently seeking a temporary receptionist for a hostel. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing administrative and reception support to the hostel. This is a 4-month temporary position with the possibility of becoming permanent. The ideal candidate will have previous reception and administration experience and preferably have worked in the homeless and housing sector.


  • Provide administrative support to the hostel
  • Answer and direct phone calls
  • Greet visitors and direct them to the appropriate person or department
  • Maintain a tidy and welcoming reception area
  • Assist with general office duties as required

Person Specification

  • Previous reception and administration experience
  • Experience working in the homeless and housing sector is desirable
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise tasks effectively
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Must have a current DBS
  • Flexibility to cover permanent staff absence

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please send your CV now for consideration.
If you require any additional information regarding the position, please call Lewis at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 966 or send an E-Mail to