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Domestic Services Assistant

Estates & Facilities

Salary:   £14,767 to £15,052 (pro-rata)
£7.68-£7.82 per hour
Closing Date:   Sunday 31 December 2017
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  DSA17-MP

Harper Adams University are looking for Domestic Service Assistants.  Ideally you will have similar experience & enthusiasm with a can do attitude. Applicants must have customer facing hospitality experience.

For Domestic Assistants, the hours of work fall into 3 shift patterns:

 6.00am – 9.00am (teaching areas / offices x 52 weeks)

 9.00am - 1.00 pm (residential areas - term-time only – a total of 33 weeks per year)

 4.00pm – 7.00pm (teaching areas / offices x 52 weeks)

Some overtime working will be required, particularly during conference periods, including occasional weekend duties.

This vacancy will remain open allowing prospective applicants to register their interest. It will be put on a temporary hold as and when future vacancies arise, allowing the Domestic Service Manager to review applicants. Once a vacancy has been successfully filled the role will be open.

These roles will be part-time, all year round or term-time only positions all conditions of service will therefore be pro-rata to the salary and holidays quoted. Salaries will be determined by the working pattern, hours per week and weeks per year.

Previous applicants need not apply

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Harper Adams University is one of the premier UK Higher Education Institutions focused on the land-based and food supply chain sector. With over 3,000 students it is the UK's largest single provider of higher education for these subjects. Situated in Shropshire, the campus and the surrounding area provide an excellent working and living environment for staff and students alike.

Harper Adams is consistently positioned highly in a range of national ratings, performance measures and league tables. 

In 2014 the Times Higher Education Awards shortlisted the university for the prestigious title of University of the Year, putting Harper Adams in the top six universities in the country.  In the 2015 Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards Harper Adams won the category for Outstanding International Strategy.  In the 2016 Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards we won the award for Outstanding Marketing & Communications Team. 

In the 2016 Whatuni? Student Choice Awards, based on student reviews, Harper Adams took the title of University of the Year and won the Student Support and Job Prospects gold awards, plus silver and bronze in a further five categories. 

Harper Adams ranked second in the 2016 Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey.  In the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017, the University was ranked 36th, the highest position yet achieved by a post-1992 university, and was awarded the title of Modern University of the Year.