Catering Porter

Queens’ College is looking for a Kitchen Porter to assist with maintaining high standards of cleanliness throughout the Catering Department. The Catering Porters are an integral team contributing to the delivery of an exceptional dining service by supporting the Food Service and Kitchen teams in the running of a smooth and efficient department.  Duties will include: table and chair set ups for various events and dinners, maintaining cleanliness of plate/pot wash areas, food preparation equipment and food storage areas. Maintaining stocks of cleaning materials and ensuring compliance with all relevant Health & Safety and Food Safety policies and regulations.

We are looking for someone with:

  • Previous experience of working in a food handling or hotel kitchen environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • A flexible, well organised and “can do” approach to the varied and demanding workload
  • A keenness to learn and develop within the Catering team

Remuneration and Benefits:

  • Salary: £24,975.50 per annum
  • Hours of work: 40 per week, on a shift system, covering seven days, including evenings and weekends
  • Final Salary Pension Scheme after qualifying period
  • 26 days’ holiday, in addition to public holidays (34 in total)

Other benefits currently offered:

  • One free meal during working hours (prepared daily by our chefs)
  • Free uniform
  • Sporting facilities
  • Free annual flu vaccination
  • Subsidised nursery
  • Subsidised sports and social events
  • Discounted membership of dental or medical insurance
  • Access to University Card; which also offers subsidised travel on U bus between Madingley Road Park and Ride and the College
  • Subject to qualifying periods: Annual Service Awards, additional holiday entitlement and a day off every year for your Birthday

Further details are available from the HR Office, email: or the College website:

Please note:

  1.  Applications will only be considered from those who already have a right to live and work in the UK.