Porter – Gateshead


Porter – Gateshead



Gateshead, North East


£11 - £11 per hour

Consultant name: Karen Chatfield

Job reference: JO-2305-256925

Date posted: 17/05/2023

PRS are seeking to recruit a temporary cover Facilities Assistant / Porter / Driver based in Gateshead – Based on working 6.5 hours per day – flexibility required on start and finish times as hours are rota based – Paying £11.03 per hour plus holiday pay. 

Job Specification:

To undertake porterage duties such as repositioning furniture, goods and equipment across the site buildings and other designated areas.

To be a designated site driver for transferring materials between sites and other designated locations.

To receive deliveries, including goods inward as ordered by the various site departments, verifying against delivery notes and other related documentation.

To report any shortages / breakages or non-compliance with orders to the delivery driver and document on the delivery notes.  To then relay information to the Facilities Supervisor.

Be a part of the goods return process.

Remove waste including general, confidential and recyclable materials. 

To adhere to all relevant health and safety regulations including personal safety when undertaking the role.  

To maintain the daily appearance of the sites external areas, including removal of litter, sweep and tidy as well as gritting and snow clearance during winter inclement weather.

Responsible for the storage, collection, retrieval and movement of archives as well as controlled disposal.

To support the cleaning function where required to maintain the sites internal appearance.

Cover the Reception area when there is no receptionist present in order to maintain building security.

Work flexibly and efficiently in order to meet customers’ needs, whilst maintaining the highest possible professional standards. 

Maintain confidentiality and security of data at all times.


Full UK Driving Licence 

Ability to communicate effectively with customers and all levels of the organisation.

Possess effective interpersonal skills and be a team player.

Ability to use a Personal Computer.

Have 1 year experience as a porter in an education or similar establishment.

Driven vehicles as part of work role.

Working to instruction and deadlines. 

Possess excellent listening, communication, administration and organisation skills

Self-motivator but able to work in a small team

Ability to work under pressure


Special requirements:

Enhanced DBS Clearance 

If you are interested, please get in touch as soon as possible to discuss further details.

PRS are an equal opportunities employer

Karen Chatfield

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