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Archaeology South-East / University College London
Initial three month contracts
Archaeologists (Grade 5 – spine points 15-20) £22,254 - £25,627
Archaeology South-East (the 'Field Unit' of the Institute of Archaeology, UCL) require additional short term contract staff for projects running from our offices in Witham, Essex and Portslade, East Sussex with some of this project work also taking place in London. There are opportunities for immediate starts, initial length of contract will be approximately three months with good prospects of contract extensions as work progresses according to our ongoing project needs.
Archaeology South-East offers the following employee benefits:
27 days annual leave (plus 8 days Bank Holidays and 6 University closure days)
Paid travel time where applicable
B&B or self-catering accommodation for any staff on jobs requiring stay-away. Also subsistence payments of £15 per night
University pension scheme available
Preference will be given to those who hold a CSCS card (although we can arrange this if required) and a driving license. Full details with Job Description and Person Specification as well as UCL Terms and Conditions can be found on the UCL website.
Archaeology South-East welcomes applications from all section of the community and promotes equal opportunities it is essential that applicants must be British citizens, EU nationals with settled or pre-settled status or hold a full work visa and where appropriate be registered under the Work Registration Scheme or hold a current work permit. Proof of identity and eligibility to work in the UK will be required prior to commencement of employment.
Application should be made through the UCL on-line job opportunities:
www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs/ Archaeologist Job Reference: 1420726
If you have any queries regarding the vacancy of the application process, please contact Samantha Clacher (HR Administrator) at Archaeology South-East (Units 1 & 2 Chapel Place, Portslade, East Sussex BN41 1DR; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please provide both an e-mail address and ‘phone-number that will allow us to make contact at short notice.