Harper Adams University

Harper Adams University

Porter (Permanent, Full time)

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Porter (Permanent, Full time) Estates & Facilities Location: Newport, Shropshire TF10 8NB

Salary: £23,144 to £24,248 per annum The point of entry will be dependent upon relevant qualifications and experience Post Type: Full Time Closing Date: Friday 24 November 2023 Reference: DH-1315

Harper Adams University is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, well-presented Porter, reporting to the Security and Portering Manager.

The Portering team are integral to providing high levels of customer service. The team carry out a wide range of duties, some work being planned, others elements are reactive. Some of the work may be physically demanding to include the lifting of large and/or awkward shaped items on a regular basis. Professionalism and commitment to delivering high quality customer focused services are essential, as are initiative and flexibility, and the ability to work under pressure when required. A full current driving licence will be essential for this role, having the D1 entitlement would be highly advantageous.

If you have any queries or questions or for an informal discussion please contact Security and Portering Manager 01952 820280

Application Procedure:

Applications should be made by sending a full Curriculum Vitae (to include two referee details) and supporting statement, which clearly highlights how your skills and experience match the requirements of the role, to Jayne Weaver via email to [email protected] by no later than midnight on Friday 24 November 2023

Should you require any assistance with your application, please contact [email protected]

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Job details


Porter (Permanent, Full time)


Harper Adams University


United Kingdom


November 15, 2023

Application deadline

November 24, 2023

Job type



Business and Economics

About the employer

Harper Adams University is a public university in Shropshire, England. It was established in 1901 and is a specialist higher education institution for the studies of agriculture and farming.

There are more than 50 foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes and students come from over 30 countries.

The university is set within a 550-hectare working farm. Other facilities on campus include the Bamford Library, the Postgraduate and Professional Development Centre, the Frank Parkinson Farm Education Centre and Frontier's Crop Centre among others.

Undergraduate courses are offered in 11 departments: agriculture; animal sciences; applied biology; business and agri-food; countryside, environment, wildlife and geography; engineering; food science, technology and innovation; real estate, property, and land management; veterinary nursing; veterinary physiotherapy and zoology.

The university has been recognised for its research quality in a number of different areas including management of soil and water, crop disease resistance, agricultural technology and livestock carbon footprint reduction among others.

There are four themed balls throughout the year for students: the Fresher's Ball, the Christmas Ball, Paddy's Ball and the Summer Ball. There are also a number of social facilities on campus including Graze Cafe, Kaldi Cafe, Pam's Pantry, The Feed Store, The Welly Inn, Main Bar and the Conference Dining Hall.

There are a variety of sports clubs that students can join including rugby, shooting, football, hockey, fencing, netball, motorsport and many others.

The university has exchange programmes with institutions in America, New Zealand, Japan and the EU. Students must achieve at least a 60 per cent pass rate in the first year to be able to study abroad for six months during the placement year.

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