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Estates & Capital Developments

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £20,578 to £22,197 per annum
Grade:  Grade 04
Contract Type:  Permanent
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Monday 02 October 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  0530R-23
Release Date:  Monday 18 September 2023

An opportunity has arisen for a Porter/Driver to undertake general duties within the Estates & Capital Developments department. The post involves regular lifting and manual handling of heavy objects, and requires good communications and customer service skills. As there is a requirement to provide back up to other teams, such as in the post room, the successful candidate will be willing to undertake further training in these areas. A full clean driving licence is essential

A flexible approach is essential, as is the ability to follow procedures, such as those relating to health and safety, to the required standard.

Working hours will be between the hours of 7am and 6pm and will vary each week dependent on business needs. The role includes weekend working (5 days in 7). 

What we offer?

The campus is conveniently located offering excellent transport links via bus or train.

Generous annual leave scheme (25 days plus 13 bank and University holiday days). 

On site gym and pool with discounted staff membership available Gym | Aston University 

We offer a range of benefits for our employees, details of which can be found here Benefits and Rewards | Aston University

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Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. CVs will not be considered as part of the shortlisting process.

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit:

We recognise the value of flexible working.  Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss what flexible working options are available for particular roles.

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