Job title

Kitchen Porter

Job reference

REQ240382

Date posted

02/05/2024

Application closing date

19/05/2024

Location

Loughborough

Package

Operational Services grade 2, £12 per hour

Job description

Estates & Facilities Management

Pay will be enhanced to £12.00 per hour to reflect we are a Real Living Wage Employer. Regular pay is enhanced at the point of payment.

Estates and Facilities Management are the campus hospitality provider at Loughborough University. We provide accommodation and catering within our halls of residence and within our various food and bar outlets for students, staff and visitors.

We require a Kitchen Porter to work within our busy campus kitchens. Duties of the role include the cleaning of the kitchen, kitchen equipment and external areas.

The position currently available is for 20 hours per week on an open ended (5 over 7), 52 week contract.

In return, we can offer you a supportive and friendly environment with lots of opportunity to learn and develop your personal and professional skills. Our benefits include:

  • Good annual leave allowance - 34 days (inclusive of Bank Holidays & University closure days)
  • Competitive pension schemes
  • Fantastic range of sports and gym facilities with discounted rates for staff
  • Great opportunities for CPD
  • A range of childcare support initiatives and benefits including childcare vouchers, on-site nursery and holiday play schemes
  • Family friendly inclusive employment policies
  • Bupa Cash Plan (100 scheme)
  • Employee Assistant Programme
  • Season ticket loan scheme
  • On campus parking with charging points for electric vehicles
  • Informal enquiries should be made to Michelle Carswell, Food & Beverage Operations Manager by email at [email protected] or by telephone on 01509 223886.

    Application Date : 19 May 2024

    For more information , please refer to the person specification and job description

    Job details

    Title

    Kitchen Porter

    Employer

    Loughborough University

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    May 04, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 19, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Business and Economics

    About the employer

    The history of Loughborough University can be traced back to the establishment of a small technical institute in 1909. Originally, Loughborough University of Technology provided education only in technical subjects like art and science. The university was given its current name in 1996. Currently, the university has 22 academic schools and departments, over 100 research groups, institutes and centers, and over 35 professional services, teams.

    Located in the center of Loughborough, UK, the university campus covers an area of 440 acres. The campus has a world-class infrastructure and provides a plethora of facilities like huge lecture theatres, a well-stocked library, well-equipped laboratories, an extensive IT network, a conference center, excellent accommodation, and Loughborough Students' Union. The university also has an arts center, a bank, a health center, two theatres, restaurants, and some shops. Also, it provides the students with excellent sports facilities. The university has a postgraduate campus in London too. Both the campuses have won many awards and rankings for the facilities they offer.

    Loughborough University offers numerous undergraduate, doctoral and postgraduate programs in various fields like accounts, finance, engineering, sciences, architecture, business, computer science, management, mathematics, languages, sports, economics, arts, social sciences, media, and psychology. The university houses more than 17,000 students and over 3,700 staff members. It is a member of a renowned international academic network, UNITECH International, and has collaborations with many international institutions like MIT, IIT Delhi, and Nanyang Technological University. It also has strong links with many funding agencies and sponsors like the Brunei High Commission, the Libyan Embassy, Oman Cultural Attaché Office and the Chevening Organization. The university equips the students with the skills and knowledge required to improve their employability and offers them plenty of outstanding career opportunities.

    Loughborough University has a large network of alumni. There are more than 178,000 alumni across 169 countries. Sir Peter Bonfield is BT Group's former chief executive. Lord Sebastian Coe is an Olympic athlete well-known for holding the world marathon record. Paula Radcliffe is Williams Formula One team's Head of Vehicle Performance and Rob Smedley's former race engineer. Malcolm Sayer is a successful car and aircraft designer. Rosalind Ayres is a popular English actress. Tanni Grey-Thompson is a television presenter, Welsh politician, and a former wheelchair racer. Clive Woodward used to be an English rugby player and served as the coach for the England rugby team from 1997-2004. There are lots of other distinguished and notable names linked to the university.

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