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Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
£17,682 (pro-rata)
10 Oct 2019
22 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Keele University

Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences


School of Medicine, Royal Stoke University Hospital

Part-Time (62 hours over 4 weeks, one week on, one week off basis)

Grade 3 Starting salary: £17,682 (pro-rata)

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience.  With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research.  Further information can be found at

Working in a busy customer care environment, you will be part of a small team providing Caretaker cover in the Clinical Education Centre based at the Royal Stoke University Hospital site. The post involves working closely with Administrative, Clinical and Academic staff on a daily basis.  Tasks will include reception cover to greet and direct visitors, staff and students outside normal office hours, and general caretaking duties, such as security, furniture rearrangements for the following days teaching, some general maintenance duties, risk assessments and closing the building at the appropriate time each evening.

You will be educated to a good standard of general education and have a good level of numeracy and literacy skills, along with basic IT skills including familiarity with email, word processing and spreadsheets. You will be required to work on your own initiative, be a successful team player and be able to communicate with a wide range of people at all levels including staff, students and visitors to the building. Other essential criteria include the ability to be flexible, cover for team members, to undertake moderate lifting duties and have an awareness of relevant health and safety, and security requirements. In the role you will become a First Aider to provide first aid assistance during the evening (training will be provided).

Please ensure the person specification criteria is addressed in your application.

Keele University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN charter, and values equality and diversity across our workforce.  We strive to ensure that our workforce is representative of broader society, and therefore, we would actively welcome applications from both women for this role.  

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.

Please note this appointment is subject to medical clearance by the University’s Occupational Health provider.

Post ref: KU00001321

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 22 October 2019.

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 7 November 2019.

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