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  • Part time
  • £19,914.3 pro-rata
  • Granton, Edinburgh (On site)
  • Closing 8th April 2024

  • Advertised from 21st March 2024
  • 21 hours per week Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm. Salary: £19,914.30 p.a. pro rata (based on 35 hours pw) (Salaries Under Review)
  • Job Reference: REC/HOS/402


Autism Initiatives works positively alongside autistic people, their families and carers to provide specialist services tailored to each individual.

As Receptionist you will act as the first point of contact, providing a friendly and professional service to all callers and visitors. In addition you will assist in a variety of administrative duties to support the smooth and efficient operation of Head Office Scotland.

Benefits of working with us include:

  • 31 days pro rata Annual Leave, including Bank holidays
  • Your birthday off every year, to treat yourself!
  • Auto-enrolment pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Medicash Healthcare Plan
  • Eligibility to become a Blue Light Card Member for online & high street discounts

Ideally you will have a working knowledge of reception duties including Microsoft Office packages. At times you will be dealing with multiple callers and visitors therefore you must be able to adapt your communication style and use your own initiative to problem solve. You must also appreciate the need to respect the confidentiality of individuals and their information.

This is a job share vacancy. You must be able to commit to the days and working hours required. Ideally you will be able to provide holiday cover on occasional Mondays and Tuesdays.

The successful candidate will be required to apply for a Basic Disclosure check from Disclosure Scotland. Autism Initiatives will cover the cost of the application.

Application notes

If you think you have what we are looking for and are interested in joining our team, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

To apply please visit our website, where you can view our application pack and complete our application form online:

If you require any support with the application process, or you wish to request an application form be sent to you, please contact Joanna Dickinson on 0131 551 7260.

The Closing Date for completed applications is Monday 8th April 2024.

Interviews will be held in person on Monday 15th April 2024 at our Head Office Scotland.

We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service delivery.

Registered Charity No. SC040905