How to become a hospital porter
You can get into this job through:
- applying directly
You can apply directly to get into this job. Work experience in a healthcare setting will be useful though not essential.
You'll normally need a good standard of literacy and numeracy. Some employers may ask for GCSEs in English and maths, or equivalent qualifications.
It might help if you have a manual handling or health and safety certificate, although your employer will train you on these when you start.
You can find out more about becoming a hospital porter from Health Careers.