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Barnardos: Receptionist - Administrator (Part Time)

Ireland’s leading children’s charity is recruiting:

Receptionist - Administrator

Location: Christchurch Square, Dublin 8Contract: Permanent and Part time 21.75 hours per week over 3 days (Mon – Weds)Salary: €14,528 -€22,506 depending on experience. This is the pro-rated salary for 21.75 hours.

Why work at Barnardos?

At Barnardos we seek to ensure that we have the best people working with us to support our work with children and families. The benefits of working with Barnardos are designed to promote continual professional development and a work-life balance for the most rewarding working experience.

  • Barnardos offers a competitive salary – recognising the experience you bring to the role

  • Generous annual leave entitlements

  • Positive working environment with family friendly ethos and work - life balance policy

  • Tax saver travel and bike to work schemes in operation

  • Employee Pension scheme with employer contribution

  • Training and Development

  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives including Employee Assistance programme

Job purpose

To provide reception, telephonist and administration support to Barnardos National Office and services.

Personal attributes

  • Ability to work on own initiative and to consult where appropriate.

  • Ability to prioritise competing demands and to meet deadlines.

  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.

  • Awareness of confidentiality and the ability to deal with sensitive queries.

  • The ability to work in collaboration with others.

  • Flexibility and adaptability in terms of tasks and time is essential for this post.

  • Attention to detail and good numerical skills essential


  • Minimum of two years’ directly relevant experience essential.

  • Ability to use IT systems such as Microsoft Office Suite-Outlook, Word & Excel essential.

  • Receptionist experience a distinct advantage.


  • Junior cycle of achievement or equivalent minimum level of education.

Barnardos is an equal opportunity employer.We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

For full job description and to apply please visit Current Job Vacancies – Barnardos

Closing date: Tuesday 2 January 2024Interview date: To be confirmed

Shortlisting will apply (please note, CVs are not accepted on their own, candidates must complete and submit our application form through Barnardos website).

Date Entered/Updated: 11th Dec, 2023

Expiry Date: 2nd Jan, 2024

Region: Dublin 8

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