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Domestic Services Assistant

Estates & Facilities

Salary:   £15,052 (pro-rata)
£8.01 per hour
Closing Date:   Sunday 01 July 2018
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  MPDSA18

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

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

Harper Adams University is one of the premier UK Higher Education Institutions focused on the land-based and food supply chain sector.

With 2800 undergraduate students, plus those completing postgraduate, research and CPD programmes, Harper Adams is the UK's largest single provider of higher education for these subjects.  Programmes fall into eleven broad subject areas – but none operate in isolation. Community and collaboration are key at Harper Adams, meaning everyone, including staff, students and industry partners, benefits from a close network of knowledge and opportunity exchange

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. Its current graduate employment rate is 98% (the joint top rating in England) and student satisfaction stands at 93% (National Student Survey 2017).

Harper Adams is ranked as the UK’s Best Modern University by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018; was named University of the Year in the 2016 and 2017 Whatuni Student Choice Awards and holds a Gold (highest level) award from the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework.

In 2018 Harper Adams University will receive the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Further and Higher Education, part of the UK honours system.

Applied research is at the heart of the university’s activity, with the work of a thriving academic community underpinning both teaching and work with the industries allied to Harper. The 2014 Government Research Excellence Framework rated all of the university’s research as “of international quality”, and more than half was deemed “world leading” or “internationally excellent”.