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Hall Porter Team - Multiple Posts (Days, Evenings, Nights)

Halls Management Division (NH)

Location:  University Park
Salary:  £20,134 to £21,197 per annum depending on post (inclusive of the 20% additional payment for unsocial or weekend hours)
Closing Date: 
Reference:  NHE104

The University of Nottingham has been providing an outstanding student experience for over 140 years and is a leading university of worldwide significance with established campuses in UK, China and Malaysia. Our award-winning Nottingham campus is only 15 minutes by bus or tram to our vibrant city centre. 

Your role as Hall Porter 

You will be the first point of contact for students and visitors to the Halls of residence providing assistance and excellent customer service at all times. You will maintain the security and safety of buildings including coordinating the evacuation of buildings in case of Fire, liaising with internal and external departments including Security Services. You will also work with our residential experience team to ensure student welfare advice and support is provided as required. Small scale maintenance tasks would form part of your duties, training will be provided. 

Further details regarding the duties for the post can be found on the attached job role profile.

What’s in it for you 

  • Ongoing support to develop your skills and gain industry recognised qualifications to further your career ambitions that may lead to different career paths and career progression. 
  • An excellent holiday allowance of 26 days, plus 5 additional university closure days and bank holidays (Pro rata if applicable)
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Counselling Service- 24/7 support. 
  • Supplier discounts, travel, and reward schemes.
  • Staff Networks, events and activities and state of the art sports facilities. 
  • A permanent post for 52 weeks of the year, 20% allowance for hours worked at the weekend and between 10pm and 6.00am (Monday to Friday) plus the tools you need to do a great job.
  • Uniform provided. 
  • Free on-site parking between 4.30pm and 9.00am

The successful candidate for this post will be expected to attend the Estates and Facilities training courses which will run each day, Monday to Friday mornings on the first week of appointment. Further details will be given at interview.

Positions Available:

Post 1 - Nights - 36.25 Hours - 7 shifts per 14 days, working between 8pm - 8am (alternate weekends) - £24,386 to £24,921 (Inclusive of the 20% additional payment for hours worked between 10pm and 6am Monday to Sunday and hours worked on a Saturday and Sunday outside of these hours) REF:NHE104

Post 2 - Evenings - 36.25 Hours - 5 shifts per 7 days, working between 4pm - 12am (alternate weekends) - £22,498 to £22,990 (Inclusive of the 20% additional payment for hours worked between 10pm and 6am Monday to Sunday and hours worked on a Saturday and Sunday outside of these hours) REF:NHE105

Posts will initially be offered at the minimum salary point with progression to the higher salary point achieved through an annual incremental pay rise.

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Further details:

Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

Please note that applicants for this post will be considered on an equal basis, subject to the relevant permission to work in the UK as defined by the requirements set out by UK Visas & Immigration.  Please visit: for more information.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependents accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.



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