University of Northampton appoints Branch Manager for Unitemps franchise

Date 16.11.2015

Wray Irwin, Head of the University Centre for Employability and Engagement (UCEE), is delighted to announce the appointment of Helen Bodsworth as the branch manager for the new Unitemps franchise, which opens on campus on 1 September.

Helen joins the UCEE having had a number of years’ experience of working with Unitemps; starting up the new franchise in Birmingham, and supporting the development of the London City operation. Her goal is to embed Unitemps as the go to place for all students who are looking for part-time and casual work, as well as paid internships and graduate jobs.

Helen commented: “Having worked at the University of Warwick within the Unitemps Franchise Team for almost two years, I was thrilled about the opportunity to join the University of Northampton. I have worked in recruitment and account management across the Unitemps network and I have seen Unitemps at other universities go from strength to strength.

“I am very passionate about providing a service which streamlines the recruitment of Northampton’s temporary staff by also providing students with real work experience on and off campus. My aim for Unitemps Northampton is to build strong relationships with internal managers and local commercial companies so we’re able to benefit from the cost and operational savings across the University.

“I’m looking forward to starting my role and coming to visit all departments and getting to know the hiring managers!”

Wray Irin added: “I am delighted Helen is joining us. Her knowledge and experience will be a real asset in making Unitemps Northampton a success in ensuring we can offer students the widest range of paid roles both within the University and externally.”

Unitemps Northampton will provide temporary staffing services, paid opportunities on campus, and rolles within local commercial businesses for students, recent graduates and the wider community. Through its growing UK branch network, Unitemps can cover part-time or full-time temporary assignments – anything from one-hour shifts to full-time work for several months, with the ability to fill assignments on the same day and offering nationwide coverage.

Unitemps is committed to ensuring a quality, ethical and community approach, mirroring the aspirations of our University. Unitemps combines a ‘student welfare’ ethos with efficient systems and a professional approach. All revenues generated are reinvested in development of services to students.

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