Christ’s College wishes to recruit two permanent Night Porters 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.

The successful candidates 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 benefits on offer are many and include 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays) pro-rata, a defined contribution pension scheme with 6% (minimum) employer contribution, a health care cash plan funded by the College, a free meal when on duty, and the opportunity to work in a beautiful environment. Facilities on-site include a College gym, multi-faith prayer room, outdoor swimming pool and limited parking. You might also like to read more about: Working at Ϻ College 

Location: St Andrew's Street, Cambridge, CB2 3BU

Salary: Spine Point 28 on the University Salary Spine Point Chart; £25,138 per annum, pro-rata 

Closing Date: Noon on Monday 15 July

Interviews are expected to take place w/c Monday 22 July.

Vacancy Type: 2 x Permanent roles, 1 x 24.75 hours per week, 1 x 27.5 hours per week, opportunity to work additional hours

How to Apply

Completed forms must arrive by the closing date. 

A job description and person specification are available below to download. To apply please complete an application form. Applications can be sent by e-mail to or posted to the attention of Thorunn Byrne, Head of HR, Christ’s College, St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge CB2 3BU.  

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