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Assistant Staff Vacancies


Salary £28,937 - £32,292 pro rata for a 55 hour week


Christ’s College wishes to recruit a full time, permanent Night Porter in the Porters’ Lodge.  The main point of public entry to the College, the Porters provide a comprehensive front of house and security service to College Fellows, staff, students and visitors. This role is to join the team working a dedicated night shift, dealing with all issues which occur at the College during night time hours.


Working 55 hours per week in shifts of 11 hours as part of a rota system, the successful candidate for this post will be able to demonstrate experience in a similar field of work (security, managing the public, customer service or information and assistance for example) and possess a courteous and professional approach.  Reliable, conscientious and methodical with the ability to organise a varied workload, experience of IT and security systems would be an advantage.


The salary for this post is based on points 24 - 28 on the University single salary spine.  Incremental progression through the range is discretional. For a 55 hour week, pro rata the salary ranges equates to £28,937 - £32,292 pa. Other benefits include 36 days’ holiday pro rata (inclusive of bank holidays); membership of a contributory pension scheme and free meals in College.


In order to apply please submit a completed application form with covering letter outlining your suitability for the post by the closing date shown below. An application form, job description and person specification are available to download from the College website at   


Applications may be sent by e-mail to or by post addressed to the Assistant to the HR Manager, Christ’s College, St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge CB2 3BU.


The closing date for receipt of applications is noon on Monday 13th May 2019 and interviews will be held during week commencing Monday 27th May 2019.

Application Form

Job Description


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What it’s like to work in hospitality in a Cambridge College

Please note that if you are shortlisted for interview you will need to prove your eligibility to work in the UK. Please see the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act (2006) for further details.


Christ’s College is an equal opportunities employer