Falmouth University

Falmouth University

Casual General Assistant - Halls

About The Role

Falmouth Exeter Plus are seeking to recruit Casual General Assistants: Halls to join our busy and focused Facilities and Residences team. Based at the Glasney Halls of Residence at the Penryn Campus, you will assist in maintaining a high standard of cleanliness in the accommodation during student residence and the summer conferencing period.

The successful applicants will ensure that cleaning tasks are completed within deadlines and to an expected standard in line with service and Health and Safety requirements. You'll work alongside a dedicated team on a casual basis to cover leave, sickness and times where additional Assistants may be needed.

About You

We are looking for enthusiastic candidates who can offer a flexible approach towards working hours, alongside a good level of general fitness.

We would like to hear from candidates who can offer the following:

• Excellent customer care skills

• Good communication skills

• Ability to work under own initiative and as part of a team

• Experience of basic administrative work

For further details on the skills/experience required for this role, please see the full job description above.

This post is offered on a casual hourly paid basis. The working hours will be based on the business needs and your university studies.

The closing date for this position is Thursday 15 May 2024

About Us

Falmouth Exeter Plus manages and delivers services at Falmouth, Penryn and Truro Campuses on behalf of Falmouth University and the University of Exeter. Working closely with the Falmouth & Exeter Students' Union (The SU) and the wider, universities partnership we support Higher Education learning and living, ensuring that the interests of all campus users are at the heart of everything we do.

It is a fast moving environment where agility and a positive approach to change and enhancement are central to our progress. Our mission is 'to deliver world-class shared professional services to help our partners achieve their global ambitions'.

Falmouth Exeter Plus welcomes and encourages job applications from people of all identities and backgrounds, particularly those under-represented and/or marginalised, as it is important we have a diverse range of candidates to consider.

Job details


Casual General Assistant - Halls


Falmouth University


United Kingdom


May 04, 2024

Application deadline

May 15, 2024

Job type



Business and Economics,Education

About the employer

Falmouth University is a multi-arts university in the south-west coastline of England in Cornwall. It is based across two campuses, one in Falmouth and the other in the close by town of Penryn. It was at first established in 1902 and later officially became a university in 2012. Apart from traditional fine art subjects, it currently offers degrees in advertising, architecture performance and marketing. In recent years, Falmouth has seen significant progress and investment where a new media centre has been established in 2017 covering photography and animation courses. With the association of the University of Exeter which carries out research on digital economy and sustainable, the organization has opened a library and teaching space named The Exchange. Falmouth students have recently positioned the university first in the UK for campus environment, library administrations and student welfare in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey. Its arrangement of courses covers the broadness of the creative industries, from art, design and fashion to gaming, music and film.

Students have access to proficient standard creative facilities. At Falmouth University, they work in association with various specialist institutions from the UK and around the globe. The organizations make more opportunities for students, ensuring access to excellent higher education in the creative sectors. Their chosen partners share the values and quality guidelines. They incorporate higher, further and private schooling providers globally and in the UK, who offer courses at varying levels and in differing modes. Students start their studies with either Falmouth University or a partner association but transfer to the next organization part-way through to finish their studies. Toward the end of their studies, they get grants from both Falmouth University and the partner association.

Academic Skills Group gives advice on the abilities required for academic study. Consultants can converse with students about everything from essay writing and time management to giving presentations and planning, research and writing dissertations. Student guides train second or third-year students from each course. Each new undergraduate student has a student coach, acting as a friendly face and point of for any inquiry they may have during their first year at Falmouth. Course facilities incorporate performance and recording studios, proficient standard photography facilities, excellent computerized manufacturing technology and a TV studio and display.

Students can personally visit the employability group at both campuses for careers advice and guidance. Support incorporates help with finding part-time work while at college, placement and internship opportunities, advice with CVs, applications, interviews, freelance work and starting a business. Falmouth additionally offers opportunities to study or work abroad as a major aspect of a degree. The Erasmus and Study Abroad Group can support students in arranging this enhancing experience.

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