Part-time vacancies 14/08/17

Welcome to your weekly round up of new part-time job openings in Plymouth and further afield. These positions could fit around your studies and give you the ability earn some extra money to help with the cost of university life. These could also a useful way to get your foot in the door after you’ve graduated and give you the opportunity to gain experience within your chosen industry. Vacancies are listed in alphabetical order, with a link to a more detailed description of each role provided also.

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: Student Recruitment Events Assistant

Company: Plymouth College of Art

Location: Plymouth

Hours: 0.6 fte

Salary: £17,836 – £19,917 a year

Role Description:
We have an exciting opportunity in our growing recruitment team, we are looking for a Student Recruitment Events Assistant to support in the planning and communications of Plymouth College of Art Pre-Degree, Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes. Working with the Student Recruitment Officer this role will focus on supporting progression events from Pre-Degree and beyond as well as our flagship Undergraduate Open Days.

Closing Date: Tuesday 15 August 2017 (9am)

For more information and to apply visit:



Job Title: Marketing Assistant

Company: Visit South Devon

Location: Newton Abbot

Hours: 30 hours a week

Salary: £16,000 – £18,000 pro rata

Role Description:
We are looking for a Marketing Assistant to join our team to assist in growing our online presence.

Closing Date: Not stated so apply soon!

For more information and to apply visit:



Job Title: Fundraising and Communications Specialist

Company: Common Cause Foundation

Location: South West

Hours: 21 hours per week

Salary: £30,000 a year

Role Description:
This role is for 21 hours per week. The role will be home-working with regular face-to-face and Skype meetings with your line manager. You will report to a CCF director based in Bristol, and location in or close to Bristol is desirable, though not essential.

Common Cause Foundation is the leading organisation applying the psychology of values to engage people’s connection to their communities, their commitment to help make these communities better places to live, and their support for policy interventions that deliver these outcomes.

We are seeking a Fundraising and Communications Specialist to become a crucial member of our small team at a time of rapid development. We will welcome your energy, and provide the scope for you to express your creativity and initiative.

You will have a great track-record of developing and delivering fundraising and communication plans, and you will be self-motivated and comfortable with working from home.

The Fundraising and Communications Specialist will work closely with our small team to build fundraising and communications, ensuring the ongoing success of Common Cause Foundation (CCF). The focus of the role will be to build on existing funding relationships to generate core and project funding, to secure new sources of funding, and to raise awareness of CCF with its target audiences.

Closing Date: Not stated

For more information and to apply visit:



Job Title: Lettings Administrator (Saturday’s only)

Company: Waterfield Homes – Plymouth

Location: Plymouth

Hours: Saturdays: 9am-1pm.

Salary: Undisclosed

Role Description:

Unity Lets is a busy Student and Residential Letting Agents, in the City Centre of Plymouth, looking for a Lettings Administrator to be a part of our friendly team.

Previous experience of working within a Lettings Agents is desired but not essential, however right candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience in an Administrative role.

The Company is looking for someone to assist with all administrative responsibilities, as well as supporting all departments across the business as required. Saturdays: 9am-1pm.

Closing Date: Apply soon! Not stated.

For more information and to apply visit:



Job Title: Sales Adviser – Fixed Term Contract – 21 Hours

Company: House of Fraser

Location: Plymouth

Hours: 21 hours

Salary: Undisclosed

Role Description: As one of our Sales Advisers, you’ll roll out the red carpet and put on a real show for customers – creating memorable experiences that keep them coming back for more. Offering everything from a warm welcome to friendly fashion and product advice, you’ll talk people through our brands, encourage them to try on clothes without fear, serve them at the tills, and be there to answer any question they have about fashion.

Closing Date: Apply now.

For more information and to apply visit:



Job Title: Customer Assistant

Company: Vue Cinema

Location: Plymouth

Hours: Flexible

Salary: Not stated

Role Description: Our Customer Assistants undertake a wide variety of duties in all areas of the cinema, meeting and greeting customers, suggesting the best films for them to watch and serving them tickets, drinks and snacks, and ensuring the screens are prepared for the next film in record time.

Closing Date: Not stated so apply soon.

For more information and to apply visit:



Job Title:
Retail Assistant – Sales Floor

Company: Primark

Location: Plymouth

Hours: Flexible

Salary: Not stated

Role Description: Are you a retail lover with a passion for customer service? We’re looking for enthusiastic individuals with the right attitude to join our store as a Retail Assistant. Whether it’s a part time role, full time or weekend our Retail Assistant team are the core of our business and play a vital role in the success of our stores. You will assist the operational team in delivering world class customer service within a fast paced environment. We offer great promotion opportunities if you decide you want a career with us, we pride ourselves in developing our employees within our business. Even if management is not for you, we offer great training to help you further your skills!

Closing Date: Not stated, apply now!

For more information and to apply visit:



Job Title: Sales Advisor

Company: H&M

Location: Plymouth

Hours: Between 8 hours and 20 hours per week

Salary: Not stated.

Role Description: Are you ready for a customer focused, action-packed career at the heart of our company?
Find your place in a fast moving environment where you create the optimal shopping experience, with excellent customer service in a global fashion setting. We are offering a job where every day is a challenge, where only you set the limits to your career possibilities, and where your personal growth and development is just as important as our business.

Closing Date: Not stated, apply soon!

For more information and to apply visit:



Job Title: Casual Sports Coach Required

Company: TGS Coaching

Location: Plymouth

Hours: 10-15hrs available each week

Salary: £10 – £12.50hr dependant on the level of qualification and experience

Role Description: TGS Coaching are looking for an experienced casual sports coach to become part of a growing Sports Coaching Team. We deliver a number of PE Lessons, Lunch Clubs and After School Sports Clubs in a number of Plymouth Primary Schools.

The successful candidate will need to have an NGB Level 2 qualification or equivalent and previous experience in coaching a variety of sports to children would be beneficial.

The responsibilities will include planning, leading and evaluating a number of sessions during school term time.

The rate of pay will be £10 – £12.50hr dependant on the level of qualification and experience with 10-15hrs available each week.

All successful applicants will need to complete a DBS check.

Closing Date: Not stated, apply soon.

For more information and to apply visit: Please contact Lee Swabey 07872 440917 or



Job Title: British Universities & Colleges (BUCS) Team Coaches

Company: Plymouth Marjon University

Location: Plymouth

Hours: 6 hours per week for 20 weeks of the academic year to run in line with the playing season for each individual sports club (maximum of 120 hours in total).

Salary: Salary: Grade 3 – Fixed Spine Point 9 £9.53 per hour + 12% holiday pay

Role Description: Badminton, Football (Men 3rd & 4th teams joint), Futsal (Men), Futsal (Women), Hockey (Men), Lacrosse (Men), Lacrosse (Women), Swimming (mixed), Tennis (mixed), Volleyball (mixed) and Waterpolo (Women)

The University Plymouth Marjon Sports Federation, part of Marjon Sport, aims to provide and promote sporting opportunities for all students of the University at all levels and for all abilities. This is an exciting opportunity to become involved with coaching the BUCS teams. Successful candidates will be responsible for working with staff from the Sport Federation to devise and deliver a training programme to the University’s BUCS teams. Coaches will be responsible for delivering coaching sessions and if possible coaching teams at home fixtures.

Closing Date: Friday 8th September 2017

For more information and to apply visit:



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