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Kitchen Porter (Full-time)

We are seeking to appoint a positive and friendly Kitchen Porter to join a busy, award- winning team who will deliver excellent levels of customer care and attention across all areas of the department.

The Kitchen Porter Team provide a professional service to ensure that all areas and equipment within the kitchen are cleaned to maintain levels of cleanliness, hygiene and safety using machinery, manual systems and cleaning detergents.

The successful applicant will have good communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently while in a pressurised environment. Madingley Hall is a beautiful venue set in expansive grounds, and just a few miles from Cambridge City Centre. At any one time there will be up to 180 short-term customers/students on the site, up to 84 short-term residents (one to five nights) and likely to be functions and events taking place (anything from concerts for 100, garden parties for 500, to wedding receptions and lectures).

This is a full time position covering the peak operational hours from Monday to Sunday.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact

Please note that the Institute will be closed from Friday 21 December 2018 and will re-open Wednesday 02 January 2019.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 20 January 2019 . Interviews will take place during the week commencing Monday 28 January 2019.

Please quote reference EA17736 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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