Building Attendant

University of Nottingham

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Domestic Services
Location:  University Park

£22,162 to £22,522
per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Thursday 16 November 2023
Reference:  NHE464023

The University of Nottingham has been providing an outstanding student experience for over 140 years and is a leading university of worldwide significance with established campuses in UK, China and Malaysia. 

Your role as a Building Attendant

Working across multiple buildings this role will include general portering and setting up classrooms and meeting rooms across the campus to meet customer requirements. You will be the first point of contact for visitors, providing information and assistance where required and will be responsible for locking and unlocking buildings and testing fire alarms. Other duties include the collection and delivery of internal mail, identifying and reporting maintenance issues, inspecting fixtures and fittings ensuring that excellent customer service is provided at all times. Flexibility to cover the needs of events is essential.

It is essential for this role that candidates have experience of working in a similar customer facing environment and have some supervisory experience. Ideally you will also have experience of setting up meeting rooms, knowledge of testing fire and security alarm systems and have cleaning experience gained within a similar environment.

Further details regarding the duties for the post can be found on the attached job role profile.

What’s in it for you

  • Ongoing support to develop your skills and gain industry recognised qualifications to further your career ambitions that may lead to different career paths and career progression. 
  • An excellent holiday allowance of 26 days, plus additional university closure days and bank holidays 
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Counselling Service- 24/7 support. 
  • Supplier discounts, travel, and reward schemes.
  • Staff Networks, events and activities and state of the art sports facilities. 
  • A permanent post for 52 weeks of the year plus all of the tools you need to do a great job.
  • Uniform provided

This post will be offered on a permanent, full-time basis. . Hours of work are 36.25 per week, worked 5 days out of 7 to be arranged, mainly Monday to Friday between 2.15pm and 10.30pm. Flexibility will be required. Arrangements for job share would be considered.

The successful candidate for this post will be expected to attend the Estates and Facilities training courses which will run each day, Monday to Friday mornings on the first week of appointment. Further details will be given at interview.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to David Butler, email [email protected]. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

This position does not fulfil the UK Visas & Immigration sponsorship criteria for Skilled Worker, therefore we can only accept applications from candidates who already have the right to work in UK.

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