Clerical Assistant Ref 4433

School/department:  Psychology
Hours: Part-time18.25 hours per week: Mon,Tues 9-5 and Weds 1-5
Contract: fixed term until 31st August 2022 or for duration of secondment cover
Reference: 4433
Salary: starting at £19,133 to £21,236 per annum, pro rata
Placed on:  8 September 2020
Closing date:  22 September 2020   Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: TBC
Expected start date: as soon as possible

Job description 

This vacancy is only open to those currently employed by the University. 

We are seeking a well-organised, flexible, and computer literate team-player to manage the School’s reception. The receptionist is the first point of contact for all students, faculty and visitors of the School, so the successful candidate will need excellent customer services skills, and will be able to work (and stay calm) under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Good telephone manners and attention to detail are also important requirements. As part of your role, you will also provide clerical support to the professional services team.

Please contact Mar Balboa Carbón for informal enquiries.

Download job description and person specification Re 4433 [PDF 159.03KB]

Please note that the University of Sussex is unable to provide visa sponsorship for this position, and thus any applicant should ensure that they have the legal right to work in the UK for the period of the post. The University of Sussex requires all successful applicants to provide proof of permission to work in the UK before they commence work. Should you therefore require further information, please visit the Home Office website.

How to apply

Download our professional services application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

Download our terms and conditions summary for Clerical and Related Staff Terms and Conditions [DOC 35.00KB]

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