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General Assistant

Salary:   £16,420
Closing Date:   Monday 23 September 2019
Interview Date:   Monday 07 October 2019
Reference:  M231

We have a great opportunity for work with the Hospitality team at Lancaster University. 

If you love meeting new people from all over the world and you want to work in a fun team then this is the job for you!

You will be hard working, outgoing, friendly, and reliable, someone who gets a real buzz out of delivering high standards.

We are looking for staff to work in the Hospitality Department; your work will involve a variety of tasks and provides the opportunity to expand your skills and experience. You will be the friendly face representing the University at VIP events for domestic and international visitors, serving our internal colleagues & external visitors on a daily basis. The delivery of high quality ‘customer’ service is essential. 

You will be eligible to participate in the University's flexible benefits scheme that provides the opportunity to purchase benefits at discounted rates.

The benefits include child care salary sacrifice, child care vouchers, bicycle to work scheme, travel season tickets, payroll giving, dental insurance, healthcare cash plan, sports center membership, vocational training courses, professional bodies' membership fees and discounted retail vouchers.

You will be eligible to join the University Superannuation Scheme (career average or final salary depending on service).

The University holds a number of events over the year, which will need a team of reliable, hardworking and dedicated people to support their smooth running. The events will include conferences, summer schools, some with international visitors, graduation ceremonies, VIP dinners and catered events.

Can you offer any of the following skills and experience?

  • Catering experience highly desirable
  • Delivering world class customer service
  • Cash handling
  • Team work
  • Attention to detail
  • Manual handling will be required
  • IT skills desirable

This is a full time all year round position, working an average of 36.5 hours per week, working variable hours each week including evening and weekend work across campus.

This position is available as an Apprenticeship Role for the right candidate. As an Apprenticeship role time to attend college and meet with your college tutor will be included as part of the week’s rota.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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