Catering Assistants x 2

Edge Hill University - Catering Services

Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our students.

About You

Highly motivated, flexible, reliable and punctual, you will have relevant experience within a large scale catering environment with the ability to multi-task. You must be able to demonstrate enthusiasm, excellent communication and organisational skills and work effectively within a team. A Level 2 Food Hygiene certificate (or equivalent), Health and Safety and Catering/Hospitality qualifications would all be advantageous. Your commitment to delivering an outstanding customer experience will ensure that you quickly establish yourself as a key member of our friendly and supportive team.

About the Role

You will deliver an excellent level of customer service to our students, staff and visitors at all times and ensure food displays and general housekeeping are maintained to a high standard.

Catering Services provide a highly professional, customer focussed, income generating operation which aims to provide excellence in catering provision for the University. The Catering Team is responsible for providing customer service excellence in all of our catering outlets including restaurants, bistro and bar facilities. As part of this busy and growing service, you will work independently and as part of a close-knit team to deliver a friendly, customer-focused service. This is a varied role and may involve extra hours during vacation periods.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer a range of specialist development sessions or courses and an award winning staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means as well as opportunities to attend interactive sessions you are able to have a lunchtime stroll across our beautiful campus, book to get a trim from our onsite hairdresser, your car valeted, or get together with colleagues over free food and drink to watch the latest film on one of our Film Nights and so much more.

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

If no Rewards/Benefits paragraph - We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home. Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, (remove if satellite site) Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

If applying for the 25 hour post quote reference EHS0185-917. If applying for the 15 hour post quote reference EHS0037-917

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact Mike Costelloe,

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