Gyp (House Porter)

Salary:                  £11.44 per hour plus benefits

Job type:             Permanent

Hours:                 36.25 hours per week

St John’s College, one of the largest Colleges within the University of Cambridge, is seeking to appoint a Gyp (House Porter) to join the College’s Housekeeping Department to ensure public areas are cleaned to the required standard and that the transportation and distribution of stores/furniture/deliveries are executed in an efficient and effective manner to members of the College, their guests and visitors.

The successful candidate will ideally have previous cleaning experience in a similar role, however training will be provided.  A driving license is an essential requirement for this role. 

The College offers a competitive benefits package including membership of a defined contributory pension scheme, 36 days’ annual leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays), access to a ‘cash plan’ healthcare scheme currently provided by Simplyhealth, free lunch (up to a specified monetary limit), free use of an on-site Gym and free parking close to the College site, subject to availability.

For further particulars and an application form, please click on the links below, mail or telephone 01223 338794.

The closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9.00am on 6 May 2024.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we find a suitable candidate.

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. Further information is available on the College website (

Full time
£11.44 per hour plus benefits
36.25 hours per week
01223 338794