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Applications are invited for the position of Custodian at the Institute of Criminology. The position is permanent and full-time and the successful candidate will be expected to start as soon as possible.

The Institute of Criminology has approximately 60 staff and 130 postgraduate students in total. The building comprises 2142 square metres over 5 floors and includes academic offices, research centres, a Library, 2 seminar rooms, a common room, catering facilities and a student computer room.

The post holder will be part of a small custodial team (comprising the post holder and 1 Cleaner/Porter) and will be responsible for ensuring the cleanliness, maintenance and safety of the Institute. S/he will be expected to supervise the Cleaner/Porter and occasional agency cleaners, as required.

The post holder also supports reception staff by covering for lunchbreaks and at other times as required.

Applicants are required to have a good general education (GCSE level or above) or equivalent level of relevant practical experience. Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential, in order to interact with staff and visitors at all levels, as is experience of working in a similar role.

Full information regarding the role and its responsibilities can be found in the Further Information document attached.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

The closing date is 21st February, 2018.

Interviews will be held w/c 5th March, 2018.

For further information regarding the application process, please refer to the Further Information document. Alternatively, please feel free to contact the HR office at the Institute of Criminology at or by calling 01223 335383.

Please quote reference JL14624 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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