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Mail Services Assistant

Job title Mail Services Assistant

Department Campus Services

Salary £10.90 per hour

Grade Grade 2

SOC Code - Visa Requirements There is no SOC code listed and I don’t believe this role is eligible for sponsorship

Placed on Tuesday 17 January 2023

Closing date Tuesday 31 January 2023

Interview date Tuesday 07 February 2023

Reference FM10259

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We have an exciting vacancy for a Mail Services Assistant to join our team!

This role is eligible for the Campus Services New Starter and Refer a Friend bonuses. Please see below.

About the role:

You will be a vital part of the team, responsible for sorting, processing and distribution of all incoming mail and parcels. This includes delivery to Student Mailboxes, Student & Departmental buildings on and off campus, and issuing of parcels to students through the Student Parcel Collection Centre.

You will need to liaise with the Mail Services Manager to ensure all resident students have access to an excellent service & great student experience. We use modern tracking software and hardware to provide service excellence, and we also process outgoing mail utilising modern Franking technology so basic computer skills will be useful.

There will be a requirement to cover absence in Green Park House in the Centre of Bath where you will oversee the arrival of Mail & Parcels, processing for delivery & collection. You will be required to work 5 days out of 6, Monday to Saturday. 

About you:

  • Able to work well within a small team as well as having the initiative to work efficiently on your own
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Basic computer literacy
  • A positive, hardworking individual!

What we can offer you:

This role is eligible for the Campus Services New Starter bonus*. Apply today and if you are appointed, receive an additional £500 one month after starting and £500 on successfully passing your probation period (six months). Please note this bonus is pro rata for part time roles. 

This role is eligible for the Campus Services Refer a Friend bonus*. If a University staff member has ‘referred’ you to apply for this vacancy, please ensure when applying you select ‘Employer Referral’ and enter the name of the relevant person when answering the question ‘Where did you learn of this job?'

*Both bonuses are subject to terms and conditions

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. 

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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.

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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 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 / Indefinite Leave to Remain − 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, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.