Recreation Assistant

University of the West of England, Bristol - Estates & Facilities, Centre for Sport

We are seeking to appoint a Recreation Assistant to support the smooth operation of the Centre for Sport. You must have prior experience of working in higher education and at a large sports facility.

The job will include setting up equipment, providing support for events and working in a large team to meet customer requirements.

The working hours are two shifts per week (Monday 5pm – 11pm and Friday 7am – 3.30pm), the post is fixed term for 3.5 months starting from 1 September to 15 December 2017.

This post requires an enhanced DBS clearance.

UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims.

We are a well-established university, with over 27,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,000 staff. Students come to study with us from all over the UK, as well as from 140 different countries around the world, making this a diverse and interesting place to come and study.

Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity. A place with a strong, creative and fiercely independent mindset. A city with a buzzing music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures. It’s not surprising Bristol is consistently named as one of the best places to live and work in the UK.

Other benefits, in addition to salary:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 25 days (pro rata if part time)
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition;
  • flexible working;
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes;
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
  • family friendly policies;
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus;
  • option to purchase childcare vouchers.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed – with £200m being spent on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation between now and 2020 to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.

If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Laurence Gully on 0117 32 86200 or email to: Laurence.Gully@uwe.ac.uk

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