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CAST Administrator (Part Time, Fixed Term)

Job title CAST Administrator (Part Time, Fixed Term)

Department Psychology

Salary Starting from £21,630, rising to £23,144

Grade Grade 4

Placed on Friday 29 July 2022

Closing date Sunday 21 August 2022

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CH9673

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the UK Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations (CAST)!

About the role 

Supporting the Centre Manager and Director, you will be a key part of a small team, providing comprehensive professional administrative support and guidance including: helping coordinate meetings and events, taking minutes, recording research activities, along with other administrative duties. 

The role is offered on a part time (21.9 hours per week) fixed term basis with an expected end date of 30/04/2024.

About you 

  • Have strong organisational and communication skills 
  • Ability to work independently
  • Be able to set own priorities and work to deadlines 

You will have either an NVQ level 2, GCSE level A-C or equivalent work experience.

For informal discussions about the role please contact Linda Rathkey (CAST Centre Manager) on 

About the Department 

The Department of Psychology and the University of Bath have Bronze Awards from the Athena SWAN Charter Scheme. The Department and the University are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive working environment. 

The Centre for Climate Change & Social Transformations (CAST) is a five-year (with potential for a further 5-10 year extension) £5m investment by ESRC, involving the University of Bath, Cardiff University, Manchester University, University of East Anglia, York University and Climate Outreach. The Centre aims to be a global hub for understanding the profound changes required to address climate change. 

What we can offer you:

We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award

A family-friendly University with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require. 

We offer:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme;
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce; 
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Further details:

Living Wage

We are an accredited Living Wage employer. Appointments at Grade 2, Spine Point 3, 4 and 5 will receive an additional supplement to ensure a minimum hourly pay equivalent to the Living Wage as confirmed on our Bath pay and grading structure page.

Visa information:

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

Update to our application process:

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this the personal details of all applicants will be withheld at the initial shortlisting stage.