Falmouth University

Falmouth University

Stores Assistant

About The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Stores Assistant within the School of Film and Television, reporting to the Stores Manager, the primary purpose of the role is to provide support to students who are seeking to hire equipment. More widely, they will support the safe and appropriate storage of technical equipment, provide accurate and timely data input into the SISO booking system and also ensure that the technical stores area is kept tidy and well maintained. You will be required to provide demonstrations to students, teaching staff and external customers.

Health & Safety is a key focus and as such you will be required to adhere to Health and Safety policies and procedures at all times. Also when appropriate, the role holder may be required to advise and guide all users of our service to ensure their compliance in relation to these policies. You will be required to work collaboratively with other members of the stores team; a flexible approach is a must as you will be required to cover work colleagues during busy periods or absences. On occasion, this may mean working additional or varied working hours.

About You

The successful candidate will have experience of working within a technical / stores environment and possess a flair for maintaining and repairing technical equipment. Attention to detail is crucial in this role, to ensure all equipment is maintained to the highest standard, and that all processes and procedures are adhered to. Customer focused, you will possess excellent communication skills, key to this role is the ability to engage with students and IT literacy.

We are looking to hear from candidates who have the following skills/experience:

  • An up to date knowledge of a wide range of technical equipment used within the technical area of the School.
  • An understanding of good customer service.
  • The ability to engage with students.
  • Ability to work under own initiative and within a team, developing and maintaining good working
  • For further details on the skills/experience required for this role, please see the full job description above.

    This is a part time, 16 hours a week position across each morning, Monday- Friday. If you are looking to have an informal discussion about the vacancy ahead of applying, please email [email protected].

    The closing date for this position is Thursday 22 February 2024.

    About Us

    For more than 120 years, Falmouth University has been a hub of creative and technological education and change. We are Cornwall's University, a strong local and anchor institution within its defining rural and coastal community.

    Our mission is to deliver exceptional higher education and research, harnessing the fusion of creativity and technology as foundations of the future economy. We use our knowledge and expertise in these disciplines to generate positive and sustainable opportunities for all.

    In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer excellent benefits, including:

    - Employer Pension Contribution up to 12%.

    - 28 days + 8 days bank holiday.

    - Annual salary increments (Until top of grade reached)

    - Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Pay/Adoption Pay

    - Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme (Tusker)

    - Salary Sacrifice Cycle Scheme

    - Salary Sacrifice Home & Tech Scheme

    - Life Assurance

    Full details on our employee benefits can be found on our careers pagewww. falmouth.ac.uk/jobs. Alongside these benefits we offer a first class working environment across our campuses with all the facilities you would expect from a leading University.

    A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by Falmouth Staffing Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Falmouth University. Employees of Falmouth Staffing Ltd work alongside Falmouth University colleagues in the delivery of Falmouth's strategic vision and will adopt Falmouth University's HR policies and procedures in full.

    Falmouth University 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


    Stores Assistant


    Falmouth University


    United Kingdom


    February 10, 2024

    Application deadline

    February 22, 2024

    Job type



    Arts and Culture,Computer Science

    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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