Venue Assistant (Evenings)

Venue Assistant (Evenings)

The RSE has an exciting opportunity for a new Venue Assistant (Evenings) to support the team responsible for the hiring and use of the RSE Venue.

Permanent Contract of Employment
Starting salary £15,925 pa (hourly rate £8.75)
Hours  Monday to Friday 5.00pm to 7.30pm with regular overtime on these days and occasional overtime Saturday (overtime paid at 1.5x hourly rate) & Sunday (overtime paid at 2x hourly rate)

Working closely with, and reporting to the Venue Manager, your key tasks in this role will be to:

To meet and greet RSE Fellows, Staff, Venue Clients and other visitors
To support Venue room preparation and clearance (which will include the shifting of furniture) and the needs of service providers
To act as a Venue First Aider and Fire Marshal when on duty
To check and secure building when on duty
To undertake other reasonable duties as and when required by the Venue Manager


The successful candidate will have excellent customer care attributes, good verbal communication skills, and be able to demonstrate integrity, honesty and confidentiality. You will be able to deal in a calm manner with emergency situations and act as a team player.

For further information, check the Venue Assistant (Evenings) Application Pack.

To apply please see below

Venue Assistant (Evenings) Application Form


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For further information, contact

The closing date for application is 5.00pm on Friday 24 August 2018.

Interview dates: Interviews will take place at the RSE building on Thursday 06 September 2018

Starting date – September 2018 (or as soon as possible, exact date to be agreed)


Workplace Benefits

The RSE is an equal opportunities employer, offering equality of working practices and procedures.

We aim to:

  • Accept and treat individuals fairly
  • Respect differences
  • Promote and encourage diversity and equality of opportunity
  • Address any harassment, victimisation, bullying or discrimination reported

We do not tolerate harassment, victimisation, bullying or discrimination.

The RSE strives to provide a working environment which supports the well-being of its staff and is committed to:

  • Developing policies around TOIL, flexible working and family/maternity/paternity/adoption leave
  • Promoting awareness and understanding of health-related issues in the work-place
  • Providing regular, confidential health checks for staff and access to occupational health services when appropriate
  • Offering first aid for baby and child training to new parents
  • Maintaining the Healthy Working Lives Silver Award and working towards obtaining a Gold accreditation
  • Organising cycle trips at the weekends

The RSE is committed to the development of its staff and encourages life-long learning.

Attendance at external training is supported and funding for personal development (up to 100% for requests relating directly to work and 50% for further professional qualifications) is provided. In addition, the RSE organises an annual Learning at Work week where staff are given the opportunity to share and develop existing skills and knowledge.

In addition to the salary paid, the RSE offers generous employee benefits which include:

  • The opportunity to become a member of the Aviva Pension Fund;
  • 30 days annual leave plus 9 days Public Holidays;
  • An interest free loan for public transport tickets;
  • Social clubs such as Book Club, Scone Club and Running Club;
  • A give-as-you-earn scheme;
  • Training opportunities;
  • Yearly health checks;
  • Childcare vouchers.

The RSE is occasionally able to offer opportunities for paid work placements or internships through Adopt an Intern. These are mutually beneficial as they enable:

  • Students to gain work experience and networking opportunities;
  • The RSE to gain fresh new ideas and support with projects which may otherwise remain abandoned;
  • Current staff to develop communication, organisational, team-working, mentoring and leadership skills.