Night Porter



Job Type



Customer Service, Education, Hospitality / Catering, Other, Property / Housing



Our client, a Cambridge College, has a vacancy for a Night Porter.

Night Porter
Salary: £25,378 per annum, in addition, you will be eligible for a bonus at Christmas
Hours: 4 Nights (37.5 hours) and then 2 nights off
Contract: Full-time, Permanent
Location: Cambridge, CB2

The Role
The Porter is the main point of contact for all College members, visitors and tourists, it is essential that the Porter reflects a very favourable first impression of the ethos of the College. Equally as important are the responsibilities for the security and safety of the College members and property.

The successful applicant will be computer literate, be able to act as a Fire Warden and be a fully trained First Aider.

This is a wonderful opportunity to work for the second oldest of the 31 Colleges in the University of Cambridge. Regarded as one of the most progressive and informal, they are renowned as a College that achieves academically at the highest levels, whilst also being welcoming, forward-thinking, and inclusive.

Located in the heart of Cambridge city centre, the College is extraordinarily beautiful and famed for its gardens on "the Backs" (the famous backs of the Colleges that overlook the River Cam). Their Old Court, a Grade I listed building, is the centre of the College and is unique among the ancient Cambridge Colleges in having maintained its architectural integrity over the course of its history.

The College recognises that their staff are key to the effective functioning of the College. In acknowledging this, the College wishes to support its staff by offering a range of non-contractual benefits details of which, depending on your role, may include the following:

  • Pension - The College offers membership of a Defined Contribution Pension Scheme
  • Access to a 'cash plan' healthcare scheme (currently provided by Medicash)
  • Annual Leave - a generous annual leave allowance of 34 working days (inclusive of Bank Holidays), pro-rata for those not working a 5 day week. The holiday year runs from 1 October to 30 September.
  • Group Life Insurance Cover Employee Assistance Programme including:
  • Help at Hand from Unum - unlimited access to a UK based Remote GP

Second opinion - Medical second opinions are available either face-to-face or via video consultation
Mental Health Support - Up to eight mental health support consultations (including an initial assessment) per year
Physiotherapy - Up to eight physiotherapy consultations (including an initial assessment) per year

  • Meal allowance in the College's Dining Room (only available when the kitchens are open)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Relocation Loan Scheme
  • Travel to Work Loan
  • Parking - they do offer parking to staff, subject to availability.
  • Training and Development

They are committed to treating all job applications on their merit irrespective of sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity or gender, where any of these cannot be shown to be a requirement of the job concerned. Recruitment, selection and promotion procedures will be monitored to ensure that individuals are selected, promoted and treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities.

The closing date for applications is 9th June 2023.

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