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General Assistant Porter

£23,795 per annum
Hours of work
40 hours per week
Length of contract
Full time
Application deadline
17 June 2024

Wolfson College seeks a friendly and reliable General Assistant/Porter to carry out a variety of cleaning and porter tasks around the College.

Wolfson College is a great place to work. Founded as a graduate college in 1966, it is one of Oxford University’s largest and most international colleges, with a strong egalitarian and democratic ethos. The College is increasingly known as one of the most energetic, innovative, and welcoming scholarly communities in Oxford.

Wolfson is home to over 800 students from 75 countries, nearly 300 fellows and almost 100 staff. The College is located on the banks of the Cherwell River in north Oxford, with a campus of Grade 2 listed buildings and open parkland.

Duties include the cleaning of communal areas, College offices and other College facilities, setting up rooms for functions and events, and cleaning and preparing accommodation ready for new occupants and conference visitors during the summer.

Ideal candidates will have experience working in a similar position. Excellent work ethics, good customer service and the ability to work effectively in a team are essential. 

The starting salary is £23,795 per annum. The working hours of 40 hours per week, excluding a 30-minute unpaid lunch break, on a 5 out of 7-day rota, normally Tuesday to Saturday, which will be discussed at time of interview.  Some weekend and flexible working will be required.

The College offers a competitive benefits package: generous holidays, subsidised meals, onsite parking, and a chance to work within a pleasant environment.

Wolfson College is committed to equality of opportunity and values the diversity of all its workforce, students and other members of the College.