Deputy Head Porter

Porters Lodge
Trumpington Street


We are seeking to appoint an outstanding individual to the post of Deputy Head Porter responsible to the Head Porter. The post-holder will assist with the management of the Lodge and will have important responsibilities in the areas of fire safety, security, reception and general services.  The post holder will need to have strong customer care and organisational skills to assist with staffing rotas, holidays and covering absences for the team. The post holder will also need to be prepared to deputise for the Head Porter in his absence and accompany him to various committee meetings, therefore strong administrative and computing skills are required.

The working hours are full time with a degree of flexibility that this role will require as evening and weekend events will be a crucial element. Annual leave is 25 days per annum, plus public holidays.  Lunch is provided daily in Hall and there is a defined contribution pension scheme and other College benefits. 


For an application pack, please contact Sue Camps, Bursar’s Assistant, St Catharine’s College, Cambridge CB2 1RL, email –

To apply, please complete the College Application form and submit with a covering letter. CVs may also be sent in, but will not be considered in isolation.  The College Application form, covering letter and CVs should all be sent electronically to Sue Camps at the above address.

in the region of £27,000 to £29,000 pa (including unsociable hours supplement)