Senior Sports Assistant x2 Ref 7816

Hours: Average of 20 hours per week (on a 3 week rota). Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 7816 
Salary: Starting at £19,623 to £21,686 per annum, pro rata if part-time
Placed on: 07 April 2022
Closing date: 30 May 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: TBC

Job description

  • Senior Sports Assistant are required to work at Sussexsport, University Of Sussex. Hours are year round, and the posts will be expected, where required, to work additional overtime hours to cover staff holidays/sickness and help assist with events and activities that use the facilities throughout the year
  •  Applicants must be an enthusiastic, outgoing individuals, with an aptitude for hard work, experience is not essential.
  • Hours will be on a 3 week flexible shift pattern to fit in with the Duty Managers and Senior Duty Managers, working across 7 days every 3 weeks, including mornings, evenings and weekends. We require applicants to be prepared to work flexibly and be prepared to work paid overtime wherever possible.
  • Duties whilst on shift will include operational aspects such as opening/closing the building, setting up and taking down equipment, supporting gym users and keeping the facilities clean and tidy, helping cover reception, stock takes, maintenance and cleaning.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 7816 [PDF 148.64KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] 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 in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) 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.

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