Porter/Driver Estates & Capital Developments Location: Aston University Main Campus
Salary: £20,578 to £22,197 per annum Grade: Grade 04 Contract Type: Permanent
Basis: Full Time Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Monday 02 October 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 0530R-23 Release Date: Monday 18 September 2023
An opportunity has arisen for a Porter/Driver to undertake general duties within the Estates & Capital Developments department. The post involves regular lifting and manual handling of heavy objects, and requires good communications and customer service skills. As there is a requirement to provide back up to other teams, such as in the post room, the successful candidate will be willing to undertake further training in these areas. A full clean driving licence is essential
A flexible approach is essential, as is the ability to follow procedures, such as those relating to health and safety, to the required standard.
Working hours will be between the hours of 7am and 6pm and will vary each week dependent on business needs. The role includes weekend working (5 days in 7).
What we offer?
The campus is conveniently located offering excellent transport links via bus or train.
Generous annual leave scheme (25 days plus 13 bank and University holiday days).
On site gym and pool with discounted staff membership available Gym Aston University
We offer a range of benefits for our employees, details of which can be found here Benefits and Rewards Aston UniversityFurther details: Job Details University Information
Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University's commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate's name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. CVs will not be considered as part of the shortlisting process.
Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https: // www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston
We recognise the value of flexible working. Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss what flexible working options are available for particular roles.
If you require the job details document or an application form in an alternative format please contact the recruitment team at [email protected]
September 19, 2023
October 02, 2023
Business and Economics,Engineering
About the employer
Aston University is a leading public research university in the UK. Established in 1966, The university campus is located on a green 60 acre, self-contained site in the center of Birmingham. Aston University is an internationally acknowledged center for education and research endeavor. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, apprenticeship, foundation, and executive programs across disciplines. It also offers arrays of online courses. All the programs offered at the university are designed corresponding to the trends and demands of the industry and business globally.
The various faculties and schools of the university include Engineering & Applied Science, Aston Graduate School, Languages & Social Sciences, Aston Business School, Life & Health Sciences, and Aston Medical School. The team of faculty of Aston University comprises highly qualified professors as well as experts from respective industries. Modern tools and logical approaches like case studies are adopted in teaching methodologies. Besides theoretical sessions, the university gives emphasis on the practical training of students. Skill development programs are carried out to inculcate dexterity for leading-edge technologies among students.
Aston University boasts a world-class infrastructure at the campus offering the finest learning experience. There are hi-tech laboratories, libraries, studios, and IT centers, and seminar halls at the campus supporting an environment for advanced knowledge. Aston University is a hub for world-leading research initiatives. To undertake the highest quality of research, the university has established advanced research centers. 78% of the research has been evaluated ‘World-leading’ by Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The university has teamed up with universities and research institutes across the world for knowledge sharing and collaborative research initiatives. Further, the university maintains partnerships with the industry for sponsored research programs.
Aston is a university of global repute. Students across the world come to study at a prestigious university. The university considers all the aspects of students. It provides counseling, medical, legal (VISA and other), and other services to students. There are indoor and outdoor sports arenas, fitness centers, swimming pools, cafeterias, banks, and other facilities at the campus.
The university offers modern accommodation facilities to students. There are various student clubs at the university that organizes sports meets, music fests, dance competitions, literary fest, art exhibitions, and other events. All these events comprise cross-disciplinary participation that helps to build team spirits among students. Aston University offers various scholarships and study loans to students so that all can have access to education beyond any financial barrier. Aston University maintains a high record of placements. Students passing from the university are recruited by leading companies with high remuneration packages.