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Kitchen Porter

The Role

We are looking for a Kitchen Porter to work in the College Kitchens, supporting the chefs in charge in the preparation of the cooking of meals and organisation of the kitchen function. To actively engage with our staff and clients. This is full-time permanent role. The hours of work are 40 hrs per week, working 5 out of 7 days depending on business.

The annual full time equivalent salary is £20,280. In addition, the College offers excellent benefits including automatic enrolment into a defined benefit pension scheme, 33 days annual holiday (pro-rated and including Public Holidays), meals on duty where eligible, and a medical cashback scheme which, along with many other benefits, provides money back on prescriptions, optical and dental treatments, and discounts through shops, cinemas and utility providers.

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The College

Gonville & Caius College is one of the largest colleges in the University of Cambridge. It is an educational charity and its mission is to provide a place of education, religion, learning and research, in conjunction with the University that is recognised internationally as being of the highest standard.

The College is an academic community comprising some 530 undergraduate students, 250 graduate students, and 110 Fellows (lecturers, professors and other senior academic researchers and teachers) and almost 200 staff. It plays a significant role throughout the University. Our students come from all over the world and our undergraduates study all the subjects offered in the University. Our postgraduates play a vital role in the research activities of the wider University. Our Fellows have globally renowned research expertise ranging from Ancient History to Cosmology and are all recognised as leaders in their fields. The students who graduate from the college form an alumni group of approximately 11,000 individuals. They have achieved recognition in many walks of life and are resident in all continents. More information and virtual tours are available on


Equality of Opportunity

Entry into a position with the College will be determined only be personal merit and the application of criteria which are related to the duties of the post and the relevant salary structure. In all cases, ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration. No applicant shall be discriminated against because of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. During the applications process candidates are requested to complete the Equality & Diversity section as part of our Equal Opportunities Policy and monitoring process. The contents of this form will not be disclosed to the selection or interview panels and all applicant data is managed in accordance with our data protection policy:  



The Applications Process


To register and apply, please click here. (Please note that the recommended browser for the applications process is Google Chrome.)

Your application must include an up-to-date CV, along with details of 2 referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer, and all must have detailed knowledge of your ability in relation to the requirements of the role.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Tuesday 15 February 2022.  The College reserves the right to begin the interview process before the closing date, subject to a suitable applicant.

If you have any questions in relation to an application or require any adjustments during the applications process, please contact or call 01223 332395.