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Information about the latest vacancies across Sport & Exercise

The University of Edinburgh is one of the foremost sport and fitness providers in the UK, with sector-leading facilities, programmes and services.  We believe sport and active health can change lives and make the world a better place.

We would love to hear from you if you are passionate and believe you can:

  • Provide strong and effective leadership in a business-critical area
  • Deliver ‘best in class' service in one of the UK’s leading sporting universities
  • Live our values of being: Open to EveryBody, Anything is Possible and Enabling Excellence

Current vacancies

Role Salary  Working Pattern Closing Date How to Apply

Sports Assistant

UE02:  £19,893 - £20,134 per annum + 15% Premium Band (£2,983.95 - £3020.10)

Full-time: 35 hours per week

Open-ended: Permanent

Monday 20 February 2023 at 5pm Apply online (University job site)

Guaranteed hour vacancies

We are looking for a hard-working individual with excellent customer care skills, who can work as part of a team and will enjoy welcoming and interacting with our 20,000 members. This includes Sports Clubs, VIP visitors, and University employees as well as promoting a superb range of modern sports facilities and user-friendly services. In return, you will enjoy a competitive hourly rate on an incremental pay scale, have access to excellent sports facilities, and progressive training opportunities. All posts will be recruited on a guaranteed hour contract – See terms of employment for full details.

Role Working pattern  Closing Date How to Apply
Sports Assistant -

Peffermill Playing Fields

Evening and weekend working

Guaranteed hour contract


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