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Kitchen Porter

Salary: £19,305 per annum (subject to a Cost of Living Review in August 2022)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (exclusive of meal breaks). However, requests for part-time working will be considered.

Contract Type: Permanent, subject to six months’ probation.




Selwyn is recruiting for a full-time Kitchen Porter to join our busy Catering Department. Operating the plate wash and post wash machines, the Kitchen Porter will also be responsible for keeping their work areas clean and tidy, and will have a pivotal role in maintaining the college’s 5* high Hygiene Certificate.


The Kitchen Porter will be working to high standards and will be able to achieve and maintain college hygiene standards. They will be part of a team supporting our Chefs and Front of House staff to produce excellent service to our students, Fellows, staff and conference guests alike. Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have good organisational and time management skills to meet deadlines and a willingness to help others to provide excellent service at all times. If you have a positive ‘can do’ attitude and are the kind of person who jumps in to help to ensure service is never compromised, we would love to meet you.


There is the opportunity for salary progression through performance-based increments. In addition, the College offers excellent benefits including a generous occupational pension scheme and a free meal on duty. Staff are also entitled to free use of the College gym and on-site parking.


Selwyn College is home to students of all backgrounds from the UK and across the world. We are proud of our diversity. We are keen to receive applications from people who may be under-represented in our community.


Job Description

Application Form


How to Apply

Send a completed application form via email to

Closing DateNoon Wednesday 15 June 2022*

Interview:  TBD

*We reserve the right to call particularly strong candidates for interview before the closing date for applications.