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Operations Assistant (Weekend)

University of Essex - UECS - Soft FM Services

Location: Colchester
Salary: £24,372 per annum, pro rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 4th June 2024
Closes: 16th June 2024
Job Ref: REQ08574
 

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University of Essex Campus Services Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Essex, created in 2010 to manage its diverse range of commercial functions.

Accommodation Essex at the University of Essex are committed to delivering great service to our customers. We believe that we can best achieve this through highly valued and motivated staff who share our values.

Soft FM Services are responsible for cleaning and portering services to the university’s academic, administrative, and residential estate. Soft FM facilitates all university key events, such as graduation and open days and ensures areas are prepared for other events such as receptions and summer conferences.

Soft FM Services are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Operations Assistant to join our busy team.

Duties of the Role

This role is responsible for delivering cleaning and portering services to the Colchester campus and will work alongside a team of other Cleaners and Operations Assistants on weekends.

Appointment to this post will be made on a part-time (15 hours per week) permanent basis to be worked as required within the working operational window (05.30am – 8.00pm, 5 days in 7 days). The current working pattern is 05.30am – 1.45pm Saturday and Sunday. However, in the interests of working efficiency the University may from time-to-time review current working patterns. Changes to working patterns resulting from this will be subject to a minimum of 21 calendar days’ notice.

Skills and qualifications required

The post holder will need to have an awareness and knowledge of Health and Safety legislation including COSHH, fire safety and working practises; good communication skills (listening, verbal and written); and a full UK manual driving licence in order to operate campus vehicles.

The postholder must be able to carry out physical aspects of the job including manual handling, lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling; read, understand and follow written instruction to facilitate tasks and carry out the safe use of chemicals and equipment. The postholder must have good IT skills to use tablet and phone apps. You will be expected to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team. You will undertake cleaning tasks to a high standard paying close attention to detail.

Please use the 'Apply' button to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here.

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