Residential Services Porter/Handyperson

Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is one of the UK's leading research-focused higher education institutions. With approximately 18,000 students, 4,000 staff and an annual turnover of c. £400m, we are one of the largest University of London colleges. We teach and research across a wide range of subjects in the humanities, social sciences, law, medicine, dentistry, and science and engineering. Based in a creative and culturally diverse area of East London, we are the only London University able to offer a completely integrated residential campus, with presently a 2,300-bed award-winning student village at our Mile End home.

Estates and Facilities are one of the largest departments within Queen Mary University of London and are committed to supporting and promoting student wellbeing at the College. For more information on Estates and Facilities, please visit the website:

The successful candidate will be required to assist in the Residential Services operation at the Whitechapel Campus, providing support within residences to approximately 2000 residential students and guests. Other duties include the driving of College vehicles, distribution of linen and furniture throughout the site and to carry out general porter duties as directed by the Residential Services Manager. The role also requires assistance with maintenance of grounds, gardens and the removal and disposal of refuse from site. Although based at the Whitechapel Campus the role bay be required to cover at the other campuses when required.

The post is full time and permanent. Starting salary will be in the range £17,794 - £19,105 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

To apply for this position or to see full job details including a job description, person specification and application form please visit, and search for reference QMUL11485.

The closing date for all applications is: 25th August 2017
Interviews are expected to take place week commencing: 4th September 2017

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