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Site Assistant

  Pre-Construct Archaeology in London, Warwick, Durham, Cambridge, Newark
   £23,930.03 (London Office) £20,200.95 (regional office)
  Apply before: 28/02/2020
Responsibility Level:  Trainee   L 2  L 3  L 3/4  L 4  L 4/5  L 5  L 5/6  L 6  L 7
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ite Assistants Grade 3 Immediate Start
Site Assistant Grade 3 Regional: £76.23 per day, £381.15 per week, £20,200 per annum (2020 rate)
Site Assistant Grade 3 London: £90. 30 per day, £451.50 per week, £23, 930.03 per annum (2020 rate)

Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge? Would you like to work with a vibrant and welcoming team? Then get in touch!
The PCA London, Newark, Durham, Cambridge & Warwick offices are recruiting for Site Assistants to work on a wide range of fieldwork projects across various locations.
Site Assistant role:
Applicants should ideally have at least 3 months of field work experience (although trainee roles will be considered) with the candidate having the ability to excavate and record archaeological remains on site effectively and efficiently as part of a team. Experience of single context planning would be very useful.
The posts will be based at either our London, Newark, Durham, Warwick and Cambridge premises. Please state on your application which office you are applying to.
Essential requirements:
·         Degree level education in Archaeology or a relevant subject
·         Good communication skills and plenty of enthusiasm
·         Experience and understanding of UK commercial archaeological projects
·         Understanding and appreciation of health and safety
·         Eligibility to work in the UK
·         CSCS cards

·         Full and clean UK driving licence
·         First Aid
Employee benefits:
  • 20 days holiday per annum (starting rate), 8 Bank Holidays and an additional 2 days discretionary leave for PCA staff at Christmas
  • Access to promotion / transfer opportunities within PCA
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Contractual sick pay in addition to SSP
We are expecting to require fieldstaff for an immediate start, and to offer an initial full-time contract of 3 months. A probationary period of 3 months applies to all new staff. We will seek to extend contracts for staff beyond initial contracts if the work is available. Accommodation and subsistance is provided on away work although the current roles offered are generally home based. 

PCA is committed to a comprehensive equal opportunities policy in which individuals are selected and treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities without regard to race, religion or belief, colour, sex, age, national origin, disability or sexual orientation. All applicants with the relevant qualifications and experience are welcome to apply for this opportunity.
Please be advised that we may not be able to reply to every email, and we will not necessarily confirm receipt of applications. In accordance with our GDPR policy, we will not keep unsuccessful applicants’ details or CVs on our system, unless you expressly request that we do.
Please send a CV and covering letter outlining your interest in and suitability for the post to No postal applications please.
Applications will be reviewed on receipt.  



Please quote BAJR in your application.

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