Front of House Receptionist/Telephonist – Sheffield

Salary: pro rata of £16,000 – £18,000 on appointment, depending on skills and experience.

Hours: Job Share, 19 hours a week, Mondays and Tuesdays (9 – 5:30) and Wednesday (9 – 1pm) with flexibility to provide cover during job share partner’s absence.

Benefits: 25 days holiday (pro rata), private healthcare, health cash plan, pension scheme.

St John’s Buildings is one of the most modern and innovative barristers chambers in the country with sites across four Northern cities and around 250 barristers. We aim to provide excellent levels of client care at all times.

We are now looking for an enthusiastic and professional front of house Receptionist and Telephonist to present an excellent first impression to clients and visitors to our beautiful office in Sheffield at 7 Leopold Street, and to assist in taking and directing telephone calls to Chambers.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced, friendly and efficient receptionist who enjoys working in a fast-paced, professional environment. Strong communication skills, experience of carrying out a similar role in a professional services organisation, and a flexible attitude are essential. Experience of working in a legal environment would be an advantage.

If you wish to apply for this role, please write with completed application and equal opportunities forms to Feel free to contact Tim Booth by calling 0114 273 8951 or emailing, for an informal discussion about the role.

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Closing date: we encourage you to apply straight away and will close the role when we have received sufficient applications to shortlist for interview.

We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community and operate an equal opportunities approach.