Closing date for application: 21/07/2022 9:00am

Vacancy Type: Full-Time


To start as soon as possible

Salary £19,574 (with September increase due)

Applications are invited to join our team of Porters.

The role reports to the Grounds Manager and is a busy and physically demanding role that will require you to have excellent customer facing skills and the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines. Duties will include such tasks as the daily collection and delivery of laundry; the setting up and taking down of equipment, furniture and signage for events and functions; collection and delivery of goods and parcels around the site and providing a transport and porterage service for off-site events. A full clean driving licence is essential for this role as you will be required to drive school vehicles.

Normal hours of work are 07:30 to 16:00 Monday to Friday with one hour lunch break (unpaid) and, on an occasional basis, 08:00 to 16:00 Monday to Friday with a 30 minute lunch break (unpaid) to cover the stores department that the Portering team look after. Additional work outside of these hours is required from time to time. There are also between 10 – 13 weekend days per year either Saturday or Sunday when working is required to support regular school events.

Applicants should explain in their application how they meet the requirements and criteria for the role as outlined in the Job Description.

Benefits include 6.2 weeks holiday (inc. Bank Holidays) per annum, a stakeholder pension scheme for eligible staff, free on-site parking, low-cost membership of the on-site Sports Centre, uniform and to take lunch in the dining hall during term time.

Applications should be received by: 9am on Friday 29th July.  

Interviews will take place in school.

Early application is advised as we may close this vacancy early if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).  More details on the disclosure process can be found on www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

Christ’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Registered Charity No. 1120090.

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