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Night Porter - Reading

De Vere
Reading, Berkshire
£12.01 per hour
Closing date
16 May 2024

Job Details

Night Porter - Reading

De Vere Wokefield Estate

De Vere Wokefield Estate set in 250 acres of rural Berkshire parkland is home to a historic Mansion House filled with traditional features and the contemporary Wokefield Place that offers state of the art facilities. It has 376 bedrooms and suites, 39 meeting rooms with large event space and a high tech dedicated conference building, an 18-hole PGA approved championship golf course and leisure club. Benedict's Bar, The 1560 Restaurant, The View Restaurant and our Summerhouse are some of our amazing food and beverage options at Wokefield Estate: there really is something for everyone.

Your commute: just outside Reading, we're 10 minutes from J11 of the M4, with fast and direct trains from London Paddington to Reading Train station. We also offer our colleagues a taxi shuttle service to and from Reading train station. 

At De Vere, we warmly welcome everyone and foster a sense of belonging, where each person is valued and appreciated. Join our team and become part of a passionate group of individuals who genuinely care about the experiences we create for our guests and colleagues.

Night Porter

Are you looking for a Nights role? Do you have customer service experience?

We are looking for a Full Time Night Porter to join our Hotel team at De Vere Wokefield Estate in Reading.

As a Night Porter you will look after our guests and the Hotel between the hours of 10.30pm and 7am, 5 nights out of 7 each week. You’ll carry out regular checks and walk rounds of all areas of the building, taking appropriate actions to ensure standards of cleanliness, safety and security are maintained. You may also assist with setting up conference meeting rooms and coffee stations.

You will be on duty with at least one other member of the Nights team and our events team members will often be on site until the early hours of the morning when we have weddings/events taking place.

In return this role offers £12.01 per hour plus excellent benefits including free use of your fitness facilities, meals on duty, an annual complimentary 2 night stay with dinner at a De Vere Hotel plus additional stays for only £50 and a paid day off your birthday in addition to your holidays.

Would this role suit you?
• Do you have experience of working during night hours and would this suit your lifestyle?
• Do you have hospitality experience or experience in a customer service role?
• Do you enjoy talking to people and delivering high standards of service?
• Would you feel confident working at night in a large Hotel with one other colleague and taking responsibility for our guests health & safety?

If the answer to these questions is yes, then we would welcome you to apply!


The Pay & Benefits:

At De Vere we pay attention to the thoughtful details that inspire the loyalty of our permanent colleagues. That’s why we are proud to offer the following benefits for the role of Night Porter.

  • £12.01 per hour
  • Free meals on duty in our colleague dining facilities
  • Stay in shape with complimentary use of the Leisure Club facilities saving you money on costly gym memberships
  • We believe in celebrating your special moments too, which is why we offer an extra paid day off for your birthday, along with a £20 love to shop voucher.
  • Varied shift patterns and contracts available to suit your lifestyle, we are 24/7 operation, meaning shift patterns to suit everyone
  • As a token of our gratitude for your loyalty, we'll treat you to an annual complimentary 2-night stay with dinner in a De Vere property of your choice, plus additional monetary rewards for reaching long service milestones
  • Discover exclusive perks with our £50 colleague rates for overnight stays at De Vere properties, accompanied by a fantastic 50% discount on Food & Beverage.
  • 28 days holiday each year (increasing annually up to 33 days)
  • Explore our Exclusively Yours Benefits portal, unlocking hundreds of discounts on retail, travel, and leisure activities.
  • We are committed to your growth and offer excellent career progression opportunities, including access to our Apprenticeship programmes and study support.
  • Take advantage of our Employee Assistance Programme, Hospitality Action, providing 24/7 health and wellbeing support, including free counselling.
  • Experience the flexibility and convenience of Wagestream, our financial wellbeing platform, granting you instant access to your pay when you need it.
  • We value your hard work and recognise your achievements through our monthly colleague recognition programme, You Are De Vere, culminating in an exciting annual colleague recognition events
  • Join a supportive team that knows how to have fun with regular team appreciation events, including memorable Christmas and Summer parties.
  • Gain peace of mind with our Company Life Assurance scheme, ensuring financial security for your loved ones.


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