Job Title: Day Porter

Location: YMCA, Roath, Cardiff

Closing Date: Monday 6th December 2021


Day Porter

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join us.

RESPONSIBLE TO: Senior Services Officer

HOURS: Saturday & Sunday 0730-2000

SALARY: £9.70 per hour


  1. To provide temporary hostel accommodation to homeless people.
  2. To develop a range of accommodation options and individual capacity
  3. To manage the Association and its projects with good practice and within
    statutory guidance.


Because we CARE and have COMPASSION we want to MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

Our aim is to EMPOWER and SUPPORT people.

We do this with RESPECT and EMPATHY, mindful of the EQUALITY of all.

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB: Working as part of a team providing service in relation to security, reception duties as well as maintaining the agreed standards of cleanliness throughout the hostel.  You will provide assistance in all areas of our service including but not limited to maintenance, domestic and catering.  You will provide security of the building and ensure the safety and wellbeing of our service users throughout the shift times.

You will be the first point of contact for service users, members of the public and staff out of hours, where you will deal sensitively to situations as they arise such as responding and dealing with disruption in a psychologically informed manner.


Applicants will only be contacted if they are successful in securing an interview.

To join our team and for further job details, job description, person specification and online application form please go to our website at

If you have any questions please contact Sian Board (Services Manager) on 02920 465250.

A DBS Disclosure is required for this post.

YMCA Cardiff is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other class protected by law.


Be part of the YMCA team that has been in existence since 1852!

  • Investors In People Platinum organisation
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Competitive Salary
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Private Health Scheme
  • Registered with Perkbox, giving access to discounts and peer recognition
  • Online HR system giving access to book your annual leave from a mobile/tablet
  • Group team days
  • Enhanced annual leave allowance

“Always being encouraged to try new things to develop and broaden my skills – there are opportunities if I want to progress”

“I love working here – love the job, love the people and love the atmosphere”.