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Posted :
10/23/2017 3:15:13 PM 
Company Name :
Forces Recruitment Services 
Location :
London, Greater London, England 
Benefits :
Salary :
£28k - 30k per year 
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Description :

HQ4945:         Porter  

Location:        London, EC4Y

Salary:            £29,880 plus overtime

An opportunity has arisen to join a prestigious organisation who is very progressive in the underpinning and promotion of a vibrant legal community.

Applications from ex-military personnel i.e. Navy, Royal Air Force (RAF) or Army are strongly encouraged.

This position is ideally suited for a Senior Non Commissioning Officer (SNCO) including Warrant Officer (WO) or someone who is comfortable in performing ceremonial duties including meeting and greeting Very Important People.  

Main Duties:

  • This is a live-in uniformed position.
  • You will be one of three Porters with whom shift work is shared.
  • Whilst on duty, responsible for supervising day and night Security / Car Park personnel.
  • Liaising with Police and ensuring premises are secure at all times.
  • Responding to all emergencies within the grounds, controlling access during social. and official functions, remaining on call during quiet hours.
  • Locking and unlocking premises when on duty.
  • Responsible for the distribution of internal mail.
  • First Aid cover
  • After Hours Residents’ emergency call out.

Knowledge, skills and qualifications required:

  • SNCO / WO or equivalent experience
  • A good level of written and spoken English
  • Experience of managing small teams
  • Experience of dealing with members of the public
  • IT literate
  • Knowledge and experience of CCTV operating systems
  • Experience of electronic door entry systems and software
  • First Aid qualified

Personal Qualities:

  • Self-motivated, have the ability to work on own initiative and as team player
  • Good communicator
  • Systems / processes minded
  • Good understanding of public requirements
  • Good telephone & E mail manner
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • A flexible approach to working activities
  • Good organizational skills
  • Computer literate


Ranges between £28,000 and £30,000 depending on experience.


The Porter will work 40-hour weeks.


  • 25 Days Holiday, plus Bank Holidays
  • Self-contained unfurnished flat including parking
  • Uniform Suit
  • Private Health Care Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Fine Lunches

This job is no longer available for new applications.

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