Welcome to your weekly round up of new full time and graduate job openings in Plymouth and the surrounding region. Vacancies are listed in alphabetical order, with a link to a more detailed description of each role provided also. Some positions may only be for a fixed-term, but don’t disregard them as they can help you to gain valuable experience and get your foot in the door.
Please note: The UnderGround receives vacancy information in good faith from employers, but cannot be held responsible for its accuracy or authenticity. Please contact us if you have any doubts or queries about any of these adverts. If you are interested in any vacancies, you are advised to check the full details of the role to ensure that they are suitable before applying for jobs. Some vacancies are submitted to us without a closing date. If no date is provided please check in the first instance that the vacancy is still available. If you are looking for a part-time role to support your studies, it is worth contacting the employer before applying to find out if the hours will suit your needs.
Job Title: Fitness and Membership Manager
Company: Gaia Spa at Boringdon Hall
Hours: Full time
Supporting the Assistant Spa Manager & Spa Director in driving fitness sales and revenue, operating criteria, department costs, staff relations and training.
The Fitness Manager will play a key role in the Spas vision of success ensuring the highest standards of customer service and satisfaction throughout all aspects of the fitness operation.
Are you up to it?
Key Attributes for the role:
Current / previous experience as a Fitness Manager in a busy high-end environment managing a strong team of Personal Trainers
Exceptional communication skills.
Able to work alone and within a team
Pro-active and reliable
Great customer service skills
Must have the ability to lead, multi-task, and make sound decisions in fast-paced environment
Have strong organisational and administration skills with close attention to detail
Closing Date: Not stated so don’t delay!
Job Title: Ranger
Company: National Trust
Location: Buckland Abbey, Yelverton
Hours: 37.5 hrs pw
Salary: 22,295 pa
Role Description: With your endless passion for our work, you’ll help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery, and your passion will inspire other to love this beautiful place as much as you do. We want you to engage with visitors, making time to talk to them, not rushing away to the next task. As an easily identifiable member of the Ranger team, on your best day you will be creating lasting memories for everyone.
You’ll make sure that, at every twist and turn of these fantastic landscapes, we’re delivering outstanding outdoors experiences and excellent conservation work. You’ll share our common goal with customers and build relationships in the local community, proudly representing the National Trust. So whether you’re maintaining our green spaces to assisting with guided visitor walks, through to delivering a wide range of engaging visitor experiences, no two days will be the same.
Closing Date: 25 August 2017
Job Title: Admin Officer – Substance Misuse Charity
Company: EDP Drug and Alcohol Services
Location: HM Prison Dartmoor
Hours: 35 hours a week
Salary: £16,000 – £17,000 a year
Role Description: EDP is a high performing social enterprise, providing substance misuse services within the Dorset Community and in partnership with Care UK a number of prisons in Devon and Dorset. Our mission is: To open doors for people affected by substance misuse so they can improve their lives and those of their families and communities.
The type of service that our EDP teams carry out is highly valued by service users and prison staff. As part of our team, you can make a difference to people’s health and wellbeing, perspectives on their long term potential, and ultimately their lives.
EDP can offer you a real opportunity for new, challenging and highly rewarding experiences. For all roles, in return for your commitment and enthusiasm, we offer a comprehensive training & development programme, a generous leave package, child care vouchers, pension scheme, and a positive, friendly working environment.
Closing Date: Noon on 18th August 2017
Job Title: Associate Lecturer: English
Company: Falmouth University
Hours: See advert
Salary: £32,004 – £37,075 a year
Role Description: The School of Writing & Journalism is seeking to recruit an Associate Lecturer to deliver lecture, seminar, and tutorial teaching to undergraduate students from September 2017. The initial commitment is likely to be between 4 and 8 hours of teaching per week.Candidates will have the ability to deliver teaching across 18th century literature and a broader range of contemporary literature modules. Some experience of delivering teaching and learning in Higher Education is required.
Closing Date: Sunday 20 August 2017, midnight
Job Title: DIGITAL COPYWRITER / ONLINE CONTENT WRITER
Company: Unique Home Stays Ltd
Hours: 9am and 5:30pm Monday to Friday
Salary: Not stated
We are on the search for a professional in-house copywriter to assist us with an exciting three month project. You will create captivating, engaging content that resonates Unique Home Stays brand values. Based within our office near Newquay, the position held will be starting in mid September and ending in January. For the right candidate however, there is potential for longer term prospects.
Typical duties will include refreshing content for our highly-trafficked website and writing pages for stunning new property additions within our in-house marketing team.
Standard work hours are between 9am and 5:30pm Monday to Friday, and the candidate would ideally be ready to start early to mid-September. This position would suit a recent English or Creative Writing graduate, salary is dependent on experience
Closing Date: Midday, Thursday 24th August 2017
Job Title: Hall Officer x3
Company: Plymouth University
Hours: These are full-time posts working 37 hours per week on a fixed term basis for 1 year.
Salary: £24,565 – £28,452 a year
Role Description: Under the guidance of the Residence Life Manager and as a member of the wider Student Accommodation team and the Estates and Facilities Directorate, you will be responsible for the delivery and continuous development of a professional and pro-active halls management support service within University-managed hall communities.
These roles will lead teams of student volunteers and overnight hall support provisions, managing student accommodation housing operations as well as developing a community ethos within designated halls.
These roles include liaison with University support services in relation to welfare needs of students and liaison with external providers of accommodation to meet the needs of our students. During the summer, you will deliver accommodation services to summer guests and works in the office to support the accommodation application process.
Closing Date: Anticipated Interview date: Week commencing 21 August 2017. Apply now!