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If you are looking for the best office jobs in Milton Keynes, Northampton and the surrounding areas, you’ve come to the right place! Whether you are looking for permanent or temporary roles, our dedicated consultants can help you secure your ideal office job.

We recruit for a wide range of office jobs on behalf of companies of all different sizes and across many sectors. Whether you’d like to work for a large blue chip company or you’d prefer to make your mark in a smaller business (and any size in between), we can place you with an employer that’s right for you.

Office support roles we recruit for include:

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Unlike some other agencies, we meet all our candidates in person which allows us to get a good understanding of your skills, personal qualities and the kind of role you are looking for. This enables us to put you forward for roles that match your skills and experience, for an employer who holds similar values.  

When you come in to register with us, you’ll benefit from the following:

  • You'll meet several members of our team who will let you know about any potentially suitable office jobs they are recruiting for.

  • Once we have met you, we will also be able to network on your behalf to uncover new opportunities that you would not have otherwise known about.

  • By registering with us, you’ll also be the first to find about any relevant jobs as soon as they arise, often before they are ever advertised.

  • We have your best interests at heart - you can be assured that we will never put you forward for a role without your full consent!

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Please search for a selection of the roles we have available. If you don’t see your perfect office job today, it is still worth sending us your CV. We have great relationships with many of the region’s best employers who are on the lookout for new talent and can network on your behalf.

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Receptionist - Part time & Full time
Up to £8 per hour

ReceptionistPermanent - FT & PT£7.83phMilton Keynes We have opportunities at a busy, local GP surgery working either on a part time or full time basis. Working hours can be between 6.45am and 7.00pm and will be on a rota basis. Your main duties will be assisting our patients by attending to them at the reception desk, managing incoming calls, managing the post and electronic communications, whilst also helping with our accounts and practice administration. You must be able to work in a very fast paced environment with a very high degree of accuracy, to help us ensure the safety of our patients. Please note that applications for this role will not be reviewed until the new year. We are looking for someone with: Extensive experience in dealing with members of the publicExcellent team-working and communication skillsAbility to work under pressure in a busy environmentAbility to ensure confidentiality is maintained at all timesFlexible approach to work and can demonstrate professionalismAbility to accept change as all our roles evolve, in context of a changing climate of the NHS The following is ideal, but not essential: Experience working within a medical or clinical environmentDBS CertificateExperience using System OneAble to demonstrate an ability to deal with challenging situations or individuals If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

Customer Service Advisor
Up to £9 per hour

Customer Service Advisor Northampton Full time/ permanent £8.72 per hour 37.5 hours per weekRotational Shifts Monday - FridayWeek 1: 8am - 4pmWeek 2: 10:30am - 6:30pm About the role:Handle incoming telephone calls from customers, ensuring calls are answered promptly and professionally dealing with a high volume of inbound and making outbound calls (not sales)Calling customers to arrange deliveriesMaintain a regular check on order progress and ensure that customers are kept fully informed of the status of their ordersUpdate local systems ensuring that full details are maintained of contact with customers and relevant notes of any discussionsMaintain customer service emails and ensure that responses are provided within a timely mannerUnderstanding individual needs of the customers, able to act compassionately, whilst showing empathyAbout you:You'll have an excellent telephone manner and the ability to remain calm under pressure.Able to work in a diverse environment with the ability to multi task in a fast paced environmentProblem solver with a positive attitude to work Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 48 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days.If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!

Technical Customer Advisor
Up to £17000 per annum

Technical Customer Service AdvisorSalary £17000 - £18,000SHIFT PATTERNWellingboroughMy client is looking for a Customer Service Advisor to support their customers with technical queries. Their customers are retailers who are calling in with queries regarding their EPOS systems/Hand Held Terminals. You will be determining the faults via scripted questions to determine whether or not you are able to fix the HHT over the phone or whether a replacement needs to be issued.The role involves:Inbound telephone support to customersOrdering stock on behalf of clients and arranging deliveriesOn the spot problem solving and diagnostics of both software and hardwareSolving queries between merchants and their banking partnersCommunicating with other departments to ensure customers receive the best service possibleAs you are supporting retailers you will be required to work across the SHIFT PATTERNS below:Weeks 1 and 2: 8am to 4pmWeeks 3 and 4: 9am to 5pmWeeks 5 and 6: 10am to 6pmWeek 7: 3pm to 11pm- Alternate weekends working EITHER Saturday or Sunday.Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 24 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a Consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days.If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!

Insurance Consultant
£18000 - £25000 per annum

Insurance ConsultantNorthampton Salary between £18,000 - £25,000 PA (depending on experience) Monday to Friday with occasional Saturdays. Are you passionate about sales? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment? If this sounds like you, please read on…My client has an exciting opportunity for an Insurance Consultant to work for their Northampton office.The successful candidates will be able to:Deal confidently with clients both face to face and over the telephoneDevelop and maintain excellent relationshipsDemonstrate strong communication skills and an enthusiastic sales abilityComfortable in a selling environmentDemonstrable administration experienceKey Competencies:Target DrivenContributing to Team SuccessCommunication & Interpersonal effectivenessPositive Attitude/ Team PlayerNatural Sales AbilityKey Skills & Experience:AmbitiousDrivenSelf-motivatedIf this sounds like you, then please apply today!!Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 24 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a Consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days.If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!

Customer Service Agent (Czech/Slovak & English)
£18000 - £22000 per annum

Customer Service Agent (Czech/Slovak & English)Permanent£18,000 - £22,000Milton Keynes Are you fluent in Czech or Slovak and English? Do you have customer service experience? Yes? You could be just the person we are looking for… We have a customer service opportunity in a forward-thinking international company with offices in Milton Keynes. This is a great opportunity offering career development and growth. Working in a business to business environment the working hours are Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.30pm. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Provide excellent Customer Service to all customersTake ownership of any customer service queries, ensuring that all matters are dealt with in an efficient and timely mannerHave a professional telephone manner and good written communicationLiaise with all departments across the business, to ensure the timely and professional delivery of services and or products.Be flexible and adaptable in your approach to customer's needsRecord details of inquiries, comments and complaints and actions takenFollow up on customer interactionsHandle warranty claims for your territory We are looking for someone with: High level of English & Czech/Slovak written & verbal skillsProficient in Microsoft computer programmesAbility / willingness to travel (EU, UK, PL, CZ, SK, IE)Great relationship managementHigh level of organisation and time managementAbility to work independently and manage own workloadAbility to work to tight deadlines in a fast-moving environmentExperience in a Customer ServiceAbility to learn adapt to different processes If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

Receptionist
£16000 - £18000 per annum

ReceptionistRushdenSalary: £16,000 to £18,000Maternity CoverMy client is currently looking to recruit a Receptionist to cover a maternity leave for 12 month.Job SpecificationAble to smoothly run the front of house ReceptionOperate the main switchboard - transferring calls as requiredMeet and greet visitors to the sitePost -Distribute post accordingly and frank letters/packages, maintain machine and scalesCo-ordinate TNT courier services, UK, International & Same Day servicesCo-ordinate special/recorded postal serviceTrack and trace all courier and specialsReport binding - maintenance of machine and stock controlCo-ordinate any hire car bookings and booking of any hotel/transport as requiredBritish Library Reference requestsGoods in - telephone cover for lunch times and holidaysTNA monthly spread sheets - collation of dataAny ad hoc purchasing cover as requiredEnsure meeting rooms are booked for conferencesOrder lunch for clients and supply refreshmentsAssisting in some HR related administration - referencing, security checks.Essential requirementsStrong organisation skillsStrong telephone skillsConfident due to client and customer facingComputer literate with good knowledge of the Microsoft Office SuiteMust be able to work on own initiativeHighly motivated and ability to multi taskDiplomatic and ConfidentialPresentable at all times as client/customer facing every dayWilling to be flexible on dutiesCan work under pressureThe position is full time on a fixed term contract. Hours of work are 37.5 per week Monday - Friday. Annual holiday entitlement is 23 days a year plus Bank Holidays. The company operates a fantastic contributory pension scheme, life assurance and benefits package. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 24 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a Consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days.If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!

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