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Receptionist (MellowSpring Childcare) - Community Employment Scheme

The Community Employment (CE) programme is designed to help people who are long-term unemployed (or otherwise disadvantaged) to get back to work by offering part-time and temporary placements in jobs based within local communities.

Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years or over and in receipt of a qualifying social welfare payment for 1 year or more or 18 years and over for certain disadvantaged groups. Your eligibility will have to be verified by the You can register your interest by selecting the ‘Register your interest’ button on or you can contact a case officer in your local Intreo Centre.

Job Description


This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career.

-Provide a friendly welcome to all phone and personal callers to Mellow spring; -Monitor arrivals to the centre; -Deal with all incoming telephone calls, determine need, provide relevant information or refer to appropriate staff member; -Keep record of all calls; -Take messages, if people are not available to take phone calls; Message should company,date&time of caller message; -Collect, record and monitor crèche fees from parents/guardians; -Record incoming and outgoing post on daily basis; -Updating and maintaining of filling system; -Photocopying /laminating; -Ordering stationery and office supplies when necessary; -Ordering food and cleaning supplies.(lists from cook/cleaner); -Assist in room booking and making client appointment where appropriate; -Keep reception area & desk neat and clean at all times; -Check and lock up rooms adjoining reception; -Co-ordinate special events with Administrator and relevant staff members; -Any other duties which may be assigned from time to time.

Shifts split between either morning or evening shifts; Morning 9a.m.-1p.m. - Afternoon 1p.m.-5p.m.

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