Casual Kitchen Porter

The Role

We are looking for Casual Kitchen Porters to work in the College Kitchens, supporting the chefs in the day to day general cleaning duties of the kitchen and organisation of the kitchen, including some food preparation when required. We have a varied number of shifts, which are available on ad hoc basis. There will be opportunities to request particular shifts, to suit your week - day shifts and evening shifts are available. No experience is required for this role, and full training will be given.

The salary for the position is £10.87 per hour.

To view the full job description, please click here

The College

Gonville and 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.

Further information

  • Equality of opportunity; the College actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and we encourage applications from all sections of society and in particular, from people who may be under-represented in our community.
  • Entry into a position with the College will be determined by the application of criteria related to the duties of the post. In all cases, ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.
  • 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 College has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
  • In applying for this role, you will provide personal data which the College will process in accordance with its data protection obligations and its Data Protection Policy. Please click here for a copy of our Privacy Notice for further information about how we process your personal data.


The Application Process

To register and apply using our online application form, please click here

Alternatively, you can apply by completing our PDF application form, and return it (along with an up to date CV if possible) to

  • The closing date for applications is 12 noon BST on Thursday 13 April 2023. 
  • You are encouraged to make an early application as the vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received.
  • The College reserves the right to begin the interview process before the closing date, subject to a suitable applicant.
  • Your application must be complete and include an up to date CV (if possible).
  • For additional information about any of the Gonville & Caius College vacancies advertised, or if you need any assistance in completing the application, please contact the HR Administrator on 01223 764351 or via email at