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University of Leicester Residential Advisor Reviews

Updated 8 February 2018
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University of Leicester Chancellor Lord Grocott
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Pros
  • "Flexible working hours, work when you want, get to meet lots of great people and the chance to develop communication skills" (in 9 reviews)

  • "Provides excellent training, a considerate working environment that provides equal opportunities for all" (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • "There needs to be more opportunities for career progression of junoir staff members (such as myself) and a more rigourous mentoring system" (in 5 reviews)

  • "Senior management team is exceptionally poor" (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Residential advisor (campus services) The University of Leicester"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Residential Advisor in Leicester, England
    Current Employee - Residential Advisor in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Leicester part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, good pay, friendly staff, a big team in campus services but everyone is lovely.

    Cons

    There is not much room for career progression in the job.
    The shifts are late, 6-11pm.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work! I've really enjoyed my time here.
    Even the top management listen to you.


  2. "Part-time"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Residential Advisor in Leicester, England
    Former Employee - Residential Advisor in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Leicester part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Flexible Timings to work
    - Friendly management
    - Has a great atmosphere that enables you to socialize and work at the same time.

    Cons

    There is nothing in particular that is wrong with reference to the accommodation management.

  3. "Residential Adviser"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Residential Advisor in Leicester, England
    Current Employee - Residential Advisor in Leicester, England

    I have been working at University of Leicester part-time

    Pros

    The pay is great. The job is not too challenging.

    Cons

    Some residents can be a pain to deal with, but you get all the help necessary.

    University of Leicester Response

    12 Aug 2016 – Recruitment Partner

    Glad to hear that you get the support you need in your role. Thanks for your post!


  4. "It's Pretty Much What You Expect"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Residential Advisor in Leicester, England
    Former Employee - Residential Advisor in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at University of Leicester full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Get paid in full and on time, reasonable rate.

    Cons

    Full of people who wouldn't last in a high pressure job.

    Advice to Management

    Have a clean out, there are lots of people twiddling their thumbs for months on end.