How to become a receptionist: Francesca's story
I wanted to work here because I was so inspired by the young people and their amazing attitude. Seeing what we do here makes me enjoy my job even more.
- Francesca works with people everyday as a receptionist in a youth centre. She answers lots of questions in person, on email and over the phone, and always with a smile
- She uses computers to keep tidy records in databases, and communicate with young people on social media every day
- As a video-blogger, Francesca also talks about her disability with other people on the internet. She records and uploads clips of herself online.
What to expect if you want to be a receptionist
- Salary: From £12,000 to £21,000
- Working hours: 37 to 40 per week
What qualifications do you need to be a receptionist?
- Entry requirements: GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) may be useful
This information is a guide (sources: LMI for All, National Careers Service)