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Job Description and Person Specification

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									Job Description and Person Specification (HR5)
Vacancy Number: 025011EB-R


Job Description

School/Department:               Chemistry


Post Title:                      Common Room Assistant

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Posts Responsible to (and Level):                   Resources Manager (Level 5)

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Posts Responsible for (and Level):
Job Purpose:

Daily operation of Chemistry Common Room to provide Tea and Coffee and other refreshments




Key Accountabilities/Primary Responsibilities (6-10 bullet points maximum)                 % Time

      Preparation of hot tea and coffee.                                                  100%

      Collection of daily milk supply

      Cleaning and de-scaling coffee machines.

      Ordering supplies and liaison with suppliers.

      Booking wine glasses, corkscrews, etc out of kitchen and checking returns.

      Daily cash declaration.

      Responding to requests for service (consistent with Grade and facilities)

      Kitchen security

      Cleaning all kitchen surfaces and floor- daily.




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Internal & External Relationships: (nature & purpose of relationships)

      School and Professional Service personnel
      Outside parties e.g. Common Room Suppliers

Special Requirements:
Ability to work under pressure at peak times in the Common Room




Person Specification


                                                                         How to be
Criteria            Essential                      Desirable
                                                                         assessed
Qualifications,     Basic Numeracy and                                    Application/
Knowledge and       Literacy                                               interview
Experience:
                    Experience of serving
                    refreshments and/or
                    providing hospitality

                    Understand and pay
                    attention to detail


Planning and        Able to accurately follow                             Application/
Organising:         instructions and meet                                  interview
                    deadlines. Must be able to
                    maintain adequate stock
                    levels
Problem Solving     Able to solve basic problems                          Application/
and Initiative:     by following set procedures                            interview

                    Able to use own judgement
                    as to when to seek advice
                    from a more senior
                    colleague.




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Management and     Experience of taking an         Application/
Teamwork:          active part in a team,           interview
                   helping personnel as
                   required – ensuring that
                   requests are completed on
                   time and to required
                   standards.

                   Ability to adapt well to
                   changes – including service
                   requirements.
Communicating      Able to effectively             Application/
and Influencing:   communicate with                 interview
                   colleagues and visitors -
                   providing factual information
                   as required.

                   Able to demonstrate
                   effective customer care
                   skills
Special            Awareness and                   Application/
Requirements:      understanding of basic           interview
                   health and safety and
                   hygiene practice




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             Job Hazard Analysis Form - Appendix to Job and Person
                                  Specification

Please tick one of the following statements:

 This post is an office-based job with routine office hazards e.g. use of VDU (if ticked, no
 further information needs to be supplied)
                                                                                               X
 This post has some hazards other than routine office e.g. more than use of VDU


Please tick all those that apply, and put N/A if not applicable

 Environmental Exposures                                                          O*    F      C
 Outside work
 Extremes of temperature (e.g. fridge/ furnace)
 Potential for exposure to body fluids                                       ##
 Noise (greater than 80 dba - 8 hrs twa)                                     ##
 Exposure to hazardous substances (eg solvents, liquids, dust, fumes,
 biohazards). Specify ………………………………………………………….                                ##
 Frequent hand washing                                                                         X
 Ionising radiation.
Equipment/Tools/Machines used
 Food Handling                                                               ##
 Driving university vehicles(e.g. car/van/LGV/PCV)                           ##
 Use of latex gloves (note: prohibited unless specific clinical necessity)   ##
 Vibrating tools ( e.g. strimmers, hammer drill, lawnmowers)                 ##

 Physical Abilities

 Load manual handling.                                                            X

 Repetitive Crouching/Kneeling/Stooping                                                 X
 Repetitive Pulling/Pushing
 Repetitive Lifting
 Standing for prolonged periods                                                                X
 Repetitive Climbing i.e. steps, stools, ladders
 Fine motor grips (e.g. pipetting)
 Gross motor grips

 Repetitive reaching below shoulder height                                        X

 Repetitive reaching at shoulder height                                                 X
 Repetitive reaching above shoulder height                                        X
 Psychosocial Issues
 Face to face contact with public                                                              X
 Lone working                                                                                  X




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Shift work/night work/on call duties                                   ##

     O – Occasionally (up to 1/3 of time); F – Frequently (up to 2/3 of time); C –
     Constantly (more than 2/3 of time) ## denotes to HR the need for a full PEHQ to be
     sent to all applicants for this position.
FOR SCHOOL/SERVICE USE ONLY                        ResourceLink Post Number
Which post does this job report to
Is this post a Line Manager?                       Yes                            No
If yes, which posts directly report into it?       ResourceLink Post Number
Post 1
Post 2
Post 3
Post 4
Post 5
Post 6
Post 7
Post 8
Please add additional rows as required




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