*SOC Code (Standard Occupational Classification): 9271
Hospital porters perform various manual tasks in hospitals to assist nursing and domestic staff with the care of patients.
Common tasks include:
There are no formal academic entry requirements. Training is provided off- and on-the-job. Entrants must typically pass a medical examination and may be required to hold a driving licence.
*Introduced in 1990, SOC is a multi-purpose common classification of occupations in UK. Jobs are defined in terms of skill level and skill content, including qualifications, training and work experience.
Breaking down the official government big data sources by gender, age and region. Hours and pay data based on full time equlivalent roles.