Part Time Postal & Premises Assistant – Contract

Job Title: Part Time Postal & Premises Assistant – Contract
Contract Type:
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
  • £10 per hour
  • Contact Name: Jodie Clements
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH5119

    Job description:

    Vanilla Recruitment

    We’re proud to be recruiting an enterprising Postal & Premises Assistant on behalf of an extremely well-reputed and community-focused local business.

    The successful candidate will perform a range of duties to provide effective premises and facilities support across the organisation.


    As Postal & Premises Assistant, your duties and responsibilities will include:

    • Franking and despatching all outgoing mail within defined timescales
    • Ensuring premises are secure and have been security checked each evening in accordance with the Security and Emergency Procedures
    • Completing safety checks on vehicles, fire safety equipment and the diesel generator at regular intervals
    • Providing a delivery and collection service between Head Office and other local premises and businesses
    • Acting as the point of contact for the cleaning contractors, making sure the cleaning schedule is undertaken
    • Distributing stationery orders and working with the team to retain orderly stock control and records of supplies
    • Monitoring requests received into the Premises Helpdesk and Stationery email inboxes
    • Undertaking minor maintenance and repair tasks and assisting with PAT testing
    • Being a keyholder who is also available in line with the alarm call-out list
    • Assisting with minor housekeeping duties relating to the presentation of premises
    • Undertaking office reconfigurations and moves, in conjunction with the team
    • Carrying out administrative, assisting with the electronic filing system and other reasonable tasks when required
    • Providing holiday and absence cover when required to enable the Premises function to be available from 7.30am – 6.30pm Monday to Friday and from 8.30am – 12.30pm on a Saturday.


    We’re looking for a Postal & Premises Assistant who has the following skills and experience:

    • Previous experience in a similar role as a premises or facilities assistant, ideally involving supplies ordering and stock control
    • Prior experience of carrying out premises maintenance tasks such as alarm testing, PAT testing and minor repairs would be beneficial
    • Good general administration skills
    • Confident level of IT proficiency, with a good working knowledge of MS Office
    • Prepared to be a key holder who is on a call out list for premises matters, sometimes working additional hours at short notice
    • Demonstrates a friendly, professional, helpful and positive “can-do” approach to any task
    • Full UK driving licence – experience of driving a delivery van would be beneficial


    Salary and benefits:

    • £10.00 per hour
    • 23 days annual leave (+ bank holidays)
    • Excellent benefits scheme


    The role is office-based and can be flexible for full or part time candidates.

    Your working hours for part time will be 1.00pm – 6.30pm, Monday – Friday and for full time will be 10.45am – 6.15pm Monday – Friday.

    You will also work approximately 1 in 4 Saturdays, between 8.30am – 12.30pm, for which overtime rates will apply.

    Please note, this role may be subject to the completion of DBS checks.

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