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Summer Residence Assistant - Part Time

Listed by Joblink Recruitment Services


Application deadline: Mon 16 Apr 2018 09:00
To apply, please click the APPLY HERE link below to go through to our online portal. If you have any difficulty applying, please contact


£7.38 - £7.83





Are you staying in Leeds for most of the summer?

Joblink in partnership with the University Accommodation department are looking for Summer Residence Assistants.

As a resident assistant you will be based in one, or several of the University residencies, working in a team, checking & preparing the accommodation for multiple uses across the summer, such as for use by Summer schools, conference delegates, festivals attendees and general guests.

Towards the end of the summer the residence teams then have the important tasks of preparing the accommodation for all the new intake of students and providing a warm welcome once they arrive.


Further duties include:

  • Support checkout process including rubbish removal and condition check
  • Carry out water hygiene Health & Safety procedures
  • Support Pre-let process to include bed-making and restocking
  • Clean and check condition of kitchen appliances
  • Undertake general office admin duties where required
  • Provide a friendly, warm welcome to new residents and guest throughout the summer
  • Assist with guest check-ins and reception duties
  • Other duties may be required depending on business demands

Staff working at catered residences will also be required to undertake the following duties.

  • Complete a basic food hygiene certificate (training will be provided)
  • Assist with the set-up and tidying of dining and kitchen areas before and after meals
  • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness with in the catering area
  • Assist in all types of food service e.g. cafeteria, waitress, family and drinks receptions
  • Food service
  • Various cleaning duties
  • Bar cover may also be required

Required to be successful in this role:

  • Lots of energy with a positive attitude and good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Multitasking
  • Please note that some tasks are repetitive and there will be some manual handling of bulky items.

Please note: All successful applicants will be required to complete a Basic Disclosure (Criminal reference check)

Training for any tasks asked of the assistants will be given

Some uniform and appropriate PPE will be provided



This is a PART TIME position of  20 hours per week working 2-3 full days per week Monday - Sunday

Start dates - there are three start dates to choose from:

11th June

29th June

20th Aug

End date - 23rd Sept 18


Training will be on each of the above dates

Key Dates are: All of June through to 29th July

                          29th Aug through to 23rd Sept

We would encourage you to be as available as possible during these periods. If you are not available for any more than a week within these periods, I am afraid we will be unable to allocate you a role.

Recruitment assessment centres

As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to attend an assessment centre.

Currently these are book on 20th & 25th April. There will be alternative dates to be confirmed



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