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Title:  Bank Vacation Assistant


Dundee, Scotland, GB, DD1 4HD

Department:  Student Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Students
Requisition Number:  107162

Sanctuary Students provide safe and secure accommodation to thousands of students around the country. We believe that our strength lies in our dedicated staff who help students with their everyday needs.


Bank Vacation Assistant


Temporary Position from May to September


Covering Belmont, Seabraes, Heathfiled and West Park


£9.00 per hour 


Hours as and when required – to be in the region of 16 – 35 hours per week – 5 days out of 7 (dependent on site requirements)


Sanctuary Students are looking to recruit enthusiastic and self-motivated Vacation Assistants to work at our accommodation sites in Dundee. We use our accommodation over the summer period for conferences, Summer schools and for accommodation bookings from members of the public.


Interviews will take place in April 2021 via Microsoft teams, if you would like to come and work for us please apply online or if you have any questions please get in touch through enquiries-dundee@sanctuary-students.com


The role of Bank Vacation Assistant will include:

  • Cleaning and maintenance tasks
  • Helping the Site Management team to ensure the smooth running of accommodation
  • Acting as the first point of contact for our customers
  • Providing general administrative support to the management team
  • Carrying out administration duties such as booking in residents, accommodation inventory checks, and cash handling


Skills and experiences

  • As important members of the team, you will ideally have some cleaning and customer service experience, but just as important is your willingness to help other team members and residents
  • Previous experience of working to deadlines and prioritising workload
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to follow verbal instructions and undertake duties as requested
  • A flexible approach is required as you will work 5 days over 7 including some weekends and evenings


Why work for us?

Sanctuary Students manages accommodation for over 11,500 students across England and Scotland.  We work in partnership with universities to provide cost-effective facilities management and support services, as well as providing specifically designed and purpose built accommodation direct to students across the UK. We offer a range of accommodation from shared flats to self-contained apartments in some of the biggest university towns and cities in the UK, including London, Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow.


Our Benefits    

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, where your wellbeing is of genuine importance, we have developed an attractive employment package. The package recognises your contribution, supports your physical, mental and financial health and gives you the flexibility to tailor your employee benefits by offering:

  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities


To view the full job profile click here


Closing Date: 20 April 2021


We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.


‘For an insight into what it’s like to work for us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’.


Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers.
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
Sanctuary Students is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

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