Residential Summer Crew- General Assistant 2022 (Chelmsford)

Location
ARU - Chelmsford
Vacancy Type
Temp

Job Description

POST TITLE: Summer Housing General Assistant (The Residential Service- Chelmsford)

START DATE: 13th June 2022

END DATE: 16th September 2022

PAY RATE: £10.00 per hr 37 hours per week

NO. OF POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 8

PLACE OF WORK: Chelmsford Campus

HOURS OF WORK: As required by business needs, can be covering up to seven days a week Monday to Sunday.  Staggered starts may sometimes be required.

RESPONSIBLE TO: Housing Management Officers (HMO's)

MAIN DUTIES: To be a key member of the summer staff. Working closely with the HMOS to ensure smooth running of the summer business and preparation for arrivals in September 2022.

  • To carry out tasks (such as cleaning, making beds, stripping beds, hanging curtains) for preparation in the rooms and common areas as allocated by the Housing Management Officers on a regular basis, ensuring customer satisfaction.

  • Be the first point of contact for customers and to assist residents by signposting them to useful services and support agencies.

  • To work to the required standards as per the Residential Service summer handbook and training.

  • Make sure that cleaning agents and equipment are used for the correct purpose and in the correct manner, following COSHH guidelines.

  • Maintain Health and Safety Regulations at all times, including wearing the provided safety equipment. (PPE)

  • Ensure that information regarding standards of work which don’t comply with Summer Business Handbook are passed to the HMO's 

  • Some tasks allocated may involve the removal of refuse and other items to be disposed of including moving furniture and light gardening.

  • To report any defects relating to repairs and maintenance found in work areas to the HMO's.

  • To remove items from one area to another as directed by the HMO's .

  • To undertake all the induction training and to carry out refresher training where necessary.

  • To assist with fire drills and evacuations, as well as helping to carry out weekly fire alarm tests.

  • To assist with monthly meter read in University accommodation and assist in fire alarm testing.

  • Prepare / turnaround and service rooms ready for summer business (including taking new towels/ linen to clients)  and new arrivals.

  • Comply with data protection requirements in all working practices and maintain confidentiality as necessary.

  • Every member of staff is required to show respect to their colleagues and to understand and adhere to the University’s values; and to support all the teams with which they have contact in achieving the outlined objectives.

  •       Keep accurate records of stock, locations and complete asset registers with replacement Items in halls and houses on and off campus.

  • Such other duties, as may reasonably be required

Person appointed must be available from Monday 13th June 2022 to Friday 16th September 2022

Additional to this role there is a requirement if you live on campus. To partake in duty and out of hours rota * As a Residential Assistant (RA). A minimum of 2 shifts per week must be carried out covering out of office hours in the accommodation, assisting with lock outs, fire alarms and emergency issues/ maintenance.  For which half rent will be given.

*Hours worked, are according to the rota which are compiled according to the needs of the business, for this reason there is limited leave and may be granted subject to service needs, but 2 days per week will be included on the rota. All General Assistant hours are worked at standard rate. And half rent for participation of GA role as per rota.


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