Centre Support Assistant/Receptionist

Oxford Innovation Limited
Bordon, Hampshire
£9.50 per hour, £18,525 pa FTE + Flexible Benefits package
08 Sep 2017
01 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

These are exciting times for Oxford Innovation. We are currently mobilizing our new Innovation Centre based in Bordon, Hampshire and are now recruiting a Centre Support Assistant to help run the Centre, with a morning and afternoon shift available.  This role would suit either a full time or part time basis.

Our Centre Support Assistants play a key role as the front line of the Centre, running the busy Reception area, meeting and greeting visitors, making sure that the conference rooms are set up and manning the switchboard. The Centre Support Assistants will also have some operational responsibility for the day to day running of the centre, including assisting with setting, monitoring and developing the standards of the building's presentation, contributing to promoting and building the centre's reputation for excellent standards of customer care and Financial Management information to include monthly billing and revenue collection.

No two days are the same and you will enjoy the chance to work with lots of different people in a varied, fast-moving environment.                           

The most important thing we look for in our Centre Support Assistants is a willingness to go the extra mile to deliver a great service.  The following skills and experience are also important!

  • Multi tasking in a busy and demanding customer focused environment.
  • Positive attitude/self-motivated
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Takes pride in personal appearance
  • An eye for detail, along with good a working knowledge of Word and Excel desirable
  • Enjoys developing self and learning both informally and formally
  • Administration / Customer Service / Receptionist experience will be helpful
  • Previous experience of social media networking is preferable

In our last Staff Survey, ‘people', ‘colleagues' and ‘team' were the most often mentioned reasons why our staff like working here and we were delighted to get some great feedback about our flexible, respectful and friendly working environment.  We run staff incentives schemes which give everyone the chance to be rewarded for their contribution, and our benefits package is highly competitive with other similar-sized employers. 


  • Part time - 22.5 hours per week, worked either 8.30am till 1.00pm or 12.30pm till 5pm.
  • Full time - 37.5 hours per week, worked 8.30am until 5pm

Flexibility will be required in order to cover occasional evening functions and to cover additional hours whilst colleagues are on annual leave  Additional hours will be paid at the standard rate of pay.

Oxford Innovation has over 30 years' experience helping innovative businesses to achieve their full potential. Headquartered in Oxford, the Company has grown to provide a range of services to small businesses.  Our Innovation Centres are more than Business Centres and offices with managed workspace. They provide communities of like-minded entrepreneurs for small companies in an instructive and supportive environment to help them grow and develop. Our Centre Team is vital to their smooth running and daily management.

Our closing date for application is 1st October 2017.

This role is open to both full time and part time applications.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds.