Porter (KW11693)

University of Bath
May 28, 2024
Offerd Salary:£21,543
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Job title Porter

Department Campus Services

Salary Starting from £21,543 Appointments at Grade 2 will receive an additional pensionable supplement to ensure a minimum hourly pay equivalent to £12.00 in line with Voluntary Living Wage.

Grade Grade 2

Contract Type Full Time, Open Ended

Placed on Tuesday 14 May 2024

Closing date Tuesday 28 May 2024

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference KW11693

Special Conditions A variable shift pattern, working 5 days out of 7, Uniform, footwear or personal protective equipment is supplied and is required to be worn, Lone working, Manual handling

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About the role

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

The Residence Life team at University of Bath have a vacancy for a full time Porter (36.5 hrs). Working within the Campus Services department, you'll have a key role in helping students transition from living at home to fully independent living and ensuring all our accommodation users have the best possible experience when staying with us.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring that all refuse and recycling bins are emptied and cleaned
  • Keeping grounds and bin stores clean and tidy at all times
  • Supporting the collection, distribution, storage and recording of linen
  • Cleaning communal areas such as stairwells and windows
  • Replacing equipment and furniture as required
  • Assisting in removals and moving large items
  • Completing visual inspections
  • Following Health and Safety procedures at all times
  • This role involves working on a 5 over 7 rota. Cleaning is required in some areas at weekends, therefore there is an expectation to work weekends on a rota basis. Weekend rota work requirements apply mainly during the summer peak period.

    Working hours are 9am-5.20pm and the role is based at the University campus in Claverton Down (BA2 7AY).

    For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Steve Rose on [email protected]. Full details of this role can be found in the job description.

    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 [email protected] the name of the person who referred you.

    Both bonuses are subject to terms and conditions. If you have any questions regarding the T &Cs, contact [email protected]

    About Campus Services

    The University of Bath's Campus Services houses over 5000 students throughout the academic year and during the summer month's, external companies use our accommodation services for conferences, summer camps and away days.

    The Campus Services department was created in August 2022 by combining all the facilities teams across the University into one department to support our University strategy, where strong campus services are essential to underpin excellence in education, research and experience for students, staff, visitors and commercial customers alike.

    With over 400 staff Campus Services consists of a diverse range of teams including student living, hospitality, retail, cleaning and portering, security, postal services and landscaping.

    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
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
  • 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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