In addition to academic and administrative staff, Merton College employs specialists in a wide variety of fields, including conference organisation, housekeeping, catering, landscaping and maintenance.

Accounts Assistant

£26,000-£28,500 per annum (pro rata)
Permanent, part time, 21 - 28 hours per week

We are looking for a motivated, approachable and highly capable Accounts Assistant to join our small team. Merton is a friendly and supportive community, which encourages diversity and excellence in all its activities. We provide stable employment for around 110 support staff.

Benefits include:

  • 38 days' holiday including Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time hours);
  • membership of the OSPS pension scheme;
  • free meals whilst at work;
  • use of the fitness room;
  • access to on-site parking; and
  • private medical insurance. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for working on a variety of finance processes and systems, as well as supporting colleagues in the Finance Bursary.

In brief, your responsibilities will include:

  • Sales Ledger processing;
  • Trading subsidiary processing;
  • Answering enquiries from College members, suppliers and visitors; and
  • Providing holiday and absence cover for colleagues as well as assisting colleagues during periods of high workload.

As the ideal applicant, you will bring a sound understanding of finance procedures gained from practical experience over recent years and excellent interpersonal skills.

The deadline for applications is 9:00am on Monday 7 February 2022.

Waiter/Waitress (Senior Common Room & Hall Assistant)

Contract type: Permanent, full-time
Salary: £21,659.25 per annum

We invite applications for a Waiter/Waitress (SCR & Hall Assistant) to perform various catering-related duties to a high standard for all College members and visitors to the College.

Working a 40-hour week, normally over 5 days a week, applicants will be required to work up to three split shifts a week including evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays. Times of work will vary in accordance with the weekly duty roster notified to you in advance by your Head of Department, so flexibility is essential.

We offer an excellent benefits package, including:

  • membership of the OSPS pension scheme;
  • 38 days holiday including Bank Holidays;
  • private medical insurance;
  • free uniform
  • meals in College when on duty; and
  • free onsite car parking.

The position may be discussed further with the Head Steward.

The deadline for applications is 9:00am on Monday 31 January 2022.

Merton College is an equal opportunities employer


We are a Living Wage Employer