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De Montfort University
Grade C, £19,730 - £23,334 pa
Leicester, UK
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Leicester, UK
United Kingdom
£16,766 – £19,202 per annum
Full time
12 May 2019
11 Apr 2019
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Grade B, £16,766 – £19,202 per annum
Full-time, Part-time – Permanent

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience.

Faculty / Directorate
The Estates & Commercial Services Directorate is large and diverse, employing circa 300 people, ranging from plumbers, electricians, carpenters, cleaners, porters, leisure centre assistants, to property management professionals, architects, project officers, CAD, space management, sustainability and energy and administrative personnel.

There are 2 roles available, one Full-Time and one Part-Time (6 hours per week). Please specify on your application which role you wish to be considered for.

An opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to join our Leisure team. As the first port of call for our users we are looking for someone who can communicate clearly in a professional and friendly manner, can work effectively on their own initiative as well as part of the larger Leisure team. The successful person will also have an understanding of health and safety and be able to provide exceptional service delivery.

Joining the current leisure centre team, you will be assisting the Duty Officers with all front of house reception duties. You will demonstrate a thorough understanding of what it takes to provide excellent customer service, with a flexible approach to work and to the challenge of responding to rapidly changing priorities. You will enjoy working both as part of a small reception team and as a part of the larger leisure centre team. You will be expected to use your initiative and work without direct supervision, to maintain a welcoming environment for all customers and to ensure the professional running of a busy leisure centre.

Ideal Candidate
You should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, with experience of working in a complex organisation, and in a customer-facing role. You will also need excellent IT skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

You should have a good standard of general education to a minimum of GCSE level Grade C (or equivalent) including Maths and English, and have experience in a similar post. All relevant training will be provided by DMU to the post holders to carry out their duties competently.

De Montfort University is committed to open and diverse recruitment and positively encourages applications from suitably skilled people regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Please note that you will be starting at the bottom of the grade.

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