Technician Stores Assistant Ref 193

School of Life Sciences

Permanent, full time
Salary range:  starting at £17,528 and rising to £19,632 per annum.
Closing date for applications:  28 May 2015
The start date is 1 July 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter

Please note that this vacancy is only open to those currently working at the University


We are seeking to appoint a Stores Assistant to work within our busy stores unit. The postholder’s duties will include checking and receipting incoming goods, dealing with queries relating to deliveries and collections, dispensing internal stock, and  manual handling of heavy goods such as gas cylinders.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate their ability to work as part of a team, and must have a commitment to customer service, good communication skills, and the ability to work under pressure. Experience working in science laboratories or similar stores environment and a familiarity with the principles of stock control would be advantageous.

Informal enquiries: e-mail

Ref 193 Further particulars including person specification [PDF 169.90KB]

Essential information

Terms and conditions

Technical Staff Terms and Conditions SUMMARY [DOC 34.50KB]


Application form - non-academic post [DOC 183.00KB]

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Applications should be received by midnight on the closing date.