General Porter (Full-time) (KW11211)

University of Bath
December 04, 2023
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Job title General Porter (Full-time)

Department Campus Services

Salary £11.35 per hour

Grade Grade 2

Placed on Monday 20 November 2023

Closing date Monday 04 December 2023

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference KW11211


This role is eligible for the Campus Services New Starter bonus (£1,000) and Campus Services refer a friend bonus.

The University Hospitality Department provides catering to students, staff and external customers throughout the academic year and during the summer months. There are numerous outlets run by the Hospitality Department offering a range of food and drink options.

We have a vacancy for General Porter in the hospitality department. This role is mainly based in Fountain and Claverton kitchen and at times due to business needs you will be required to provide support to the smaller outlets in the west of campus. As a General Porter you will be responsible for:

  • delivering and receiving stock
  • maintaining excellent hygiene standards
  • operating dishwashers
  • carrying out daily cleaning of kitchen equipment, cutlery and crockery
  • setting up tables and furniture
  • You should work well within a team, and be able to provide an excellent standard of customer service. Previous experience of working in a similar role would be beneficial.

    Further information:

    During University term-time the role is mainly Mon-Fri with occasional weekend requirements. During the summer there is an increased requirement for weekend and late evening shifts to be covered on a 5 out of 7 days per week contract (36.5 hours per week). The weekly shift pattern consists of straight shifts only, no split shifts.

    Training and uniform are provided, and there are opportunities to develop in the role and seek promotion into supervisory roles.

    Other benefits include a generous leave entitlement, including closure over the Christmas period, a pension scheme and access to many of the University's top quality facilities and services.

    What we can offer you:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • Campus Services New Starter bonus. In addition to the great benefits Campus Services' offers, we can offer you a £1,000 bonus. This is payable the month after successfully passing your six month probation.

    This role is also eligible for the Campus Services Refer a Friend bonus. If a University staff member has ‘referred' you to apply for this vacancy they may be eligible for a bonus. Please ensure when applying you select ‘Campus Services Employee Referral' when answering the question ‘Where did you learn of this job?' and email camp[email protected] the name of the person who referred you.

    Both bonuses are subject to terms and conditions, please contactcampu[email protected] if you have any questions regarding them.

    We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    Further details:
  • Job Description & Person Specification

  • Terms of Employment

  • We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

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