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Residency Living Co-ordinator

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

About the role

At Sodexo we know how important is to run accommodation – keeping our site running smoothly for our guests and colleagues. We have a fantastic opportunity for a Residency Living Co-Ordinator  to join our prestigious team at Northumbria University 

Being the go-to person for our team and residents, you’ll be super organised and delivering with a variety of tasks. You will create fun living experiences for our residents, providing the best platform from which our students can excel at their studies! This role will work to develop and deliver the residency living program ensuring student are supporting from application to alumni.  You will be a master when it comes to social media to ensure our students are regularly updated as well inducting new residents. You will support every aspect of customer service and be responsible for events management and coordination. This is a strategic role for the business with a lot of opportunity for learning, development and growth. Our aim is to deliver an exceptional customer journey and you will be core to achieving this goal.

A few things about you

We want you to bring your can-do attitude, flexible approach, organisation skills and your reliability. Don’t forget to bring you excellent attention to detail and exceptional communication skills too!

Being a team player is important, but you’ll also need to be able to work well on your own! You will be a champion when it comes to building strong client and stakeholder relationships !

Your ability to lead and influence an audience will be an added bonus too!

Previous experience in a similar role would be ideal, but if you have great people skills, we’d love to hear from you!

Sodexo embeds a strong Safety culture in everything we do. There’ll be company procedures to follow alongside our Health & Safety practises so it’s vital, that you’ll champion this.

Package Description

  • 40 Hours per week 
  • £11.01 Per hour 
  • Monday to Friday, 09:00- 17:30 with flexible working outside of these hours to run events, engagement and support residency advisers
  • Full training provided 
  • Frequent transport links within a short walk
  • Many employee benefits, rewards and recognition.

About the Company

Why choose Sodexo?

You don’t just join Sodexo, you belong.   
What do we mean when we say belong?  
It’s simple. You create a company where everyone is respected and feels that their ideas count. You take care of the quality of life of your people. You make your workplace inclusive, encouraging people to bring their whole self to work every day. That’s our philosophy in a nutshell.   

A career at Sodexo won’t tie you down, it actively encourages your progress. The diverse range of roles we offer is truly infinite. Whatever your skills, experience or passion, you’ll be encouraged and supported to have a fulfilling career.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities. We encourage our employees to get involved with our Employee Networks such as Pride, Sodexo Working Parents, Sodexo Disability, So together, generations and origins.  We have also launched Be Heard which is an employee network designed to bring black colleagues together (virtually) to bring about positive change.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.   

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised, are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

Click here to read more about what we do to promote an inclusive culture.

Our benefits:   

As part of our commitment to improving the quality of life, health and wellbeing for our employees we provide discounts and benefits that you can tailor to suit your needs. In addition to the essentials like 20 days holidays (plus bank holidays) and pension contribution, we can help you take advantage of being part of Sodexo with benefits such as:    

  • Sodexo Discounts - discounts from over 1,200 top retailers with you earning WOW Points (cashback) as you shop   
  • Talk – a free wellbeing support helpline for you and your family   
  • Up to three paid days each year to volunteer
  • Your Lucky Number Employee Lottery (this also supports the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation)
  • Cycle to work    
  • Life assurance.


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