Mail Service Assistant (Term Time only, multiple roles available)

Job title Mail Service Assistant (Term Time only, multiple roles available)

Department Estates

Salary Starting from £16,736, rising to £17,682 Term Time Only, Pro rata

Grade Grade 2

Placed on Tuesday 07 July 2020

Closing date Sunday 26 July 2020

Interview date Thursday 06 August 2020

Reference SB7660


The University of Bath have vacancies within their Mail Services Team for a Mail Services Assistant.

There are three roles available:

One Part-Time, Mail Services Assistant working 25 hours in term time only

Rotation to include Saturdays

Monday to Friday weeks (08:30 - 14:00 (30 minutes break)) Rotation example; Monday 08:30 - 14:20, Weds - Fri 08:30 - 14:10 & Saturday 08:20 - 12:30

Two Full Time Mail Assistants working 36.5 hours in term time only Hours of attendance between the hours of 08:00 & 18:45 (Monday to Friday) & 08:20 - 12:30 on Saturdays

The role is responsible for the processing and distribution of all incoming mail and parcels, including delivery to Student Mailboxes, Student & Departmental buildings, on and off campus, and issuing of parcels to students through a customer focused counter service.

This is a customer focused role and we are looking for a candidates who has Excellent Customer Service Skills, communication skills and basic IT skills. In addition, you would need to demonstrate the ability to work within a team with a positive & enthusiastic outlook while being able to work alone unsupervised

What we offer

  • The University of Bath is an exciting and engaging place to work, committed to personal and professional development
  • Excellent pension
  • 36 days holiday (including discretionary days)
  • A flexible working environment
  • Salary exchange scheme (cycle to work, fitness plus with our world-class sports training village)
  • Interest free loans for public transport season tickets

We value, promote and celebrate inclusion, challenging discrimination and putting equality, diversity and belonging at the heart of everything we do. We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. 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 such as Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and disabled people, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are actively working towards a Silver award. We are 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 employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.

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

Further details:
The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.