Jobs, Apprenticeships & Kickstart

Admin Assistant (Stores): Estates and Facilities - University of Bradford (Kickstart Placement)

Job Description:

Main Purpose of Role
The post holder will support members of the Property Services Team and undertake the task of reviewing, sorting and recording a wide range of items relating to building maintenance, such as spares, power tools, equipment, manuals, test records and building drawings.

Where records and/or equipment are no longer required then the post holder will collate for disposal or where appropriate for potential resale via a number of channels.

The role will involve documenting records on computer software and the physical relocation of items as appropriate.

Working with a number of members of from the Property Service Team will be necessary to complete this project.

This work is necessary to ensure that the University Property Services Team maintain an accurate set of records relating to buildings and grounds, whilst also ensuring stock items reflect current needs.

Main Duties of Role

Review, sort and record(digitally) all building plans, Test records, Operating and Maintenance Manuals relating to the University Estate to ensure the held records reflect the current building portfolio.

Review, sort, record and dispose or arrange resale of all items of stock and equipment held within a number of locations across the University Estate, ensuring items maintained reflect the current needs of the University Estate and Property Services Teams.

Weekly Wage:
National Minimum Wage 

Employer Name & Location:
University of Bradford - Richmond Road, Bradford, BD7 1DP

Working week - contracted hours / full time / part time:
25 hours per week - Mon-Fri, to be agreed on appointment

Number of vacancies & closing date for applications:
1, ongoing

Duration – Perm / temp:
6 months contract 

Essential and desirable skills:

  • GCSE English and Maths at grades A* to C
  • Able to demonstrate experience in administration processes and procedures.
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email. Experience of responding to customer queries and dealing with such issues in a confidential manner when required.
  • Excellent written and oral communications–detail focused, accurate, clear
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise work Willingness to learn new skills.


Training provided:
Central and local induction, on the job training, access to various training courses by University’s People Development Team.

If you are interested in this Kickstart Placement, aged 16-24 and claiming Universal Credit, please contact your DWP work coach at your local Job Centre Plus to go through the application process for this placement.