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College Porter

College Porter

(Days and Evenings Only)

Applications are invited for the exciting role of College Porter at Gonville and Caius College, a college of the University of Cambridge.

Gonville & Caius College is looking for a College Porter join its Portering Team which is responsible for the security and safety of the College buildings and its occupants throughout the 24 hour day.

Porters are the principal interface with Fellows, staff, students, conference delegates and visitors to the College.  They have a wide responsibility for the security of the buildings and the safety of the people who use them.  The duties are principally undertaken at the Old Courts in the centre of Cambridge, Harvey Court on West Road and any other central location owned by the College. 

The salary for this post is £21,277 per annum for a 38.5 hour week worked within a shift rota system.A minimum of 12 overtime shifts per year are contractually required which are paid at overtime rate.

The College offers fantastic benefits which include automatic enrollment into a pension scheme and 33 days annual holiday (including Public Holidays), together with a uniform, meals on duty and a medical cashback scheme which gets you money back on prescriptions, optical and dental treatments, and discounts through shops, cinemas and utility providers, amongst others. A subsided gym on site is available.

A full job description, equal opportunities form and application form can be obtained from the College website: , or from

The HR/Personnel Office

Gonville & Caius College

Trinity Street

Cambridge, CB2 1TA

Tel: 01223 332414



The closing date for applications is midday on Wednesday 3 January 2018.