Front of House Assistant

University of Reading - Catering Hotel & Conference Services

The post involves the operation of cafés based on the University campus. We are seeking to appoint a motivated person to work as part of our food service team.

You will handcraft delicious beverages, and build relationships with our customers. You will have experience of working in the catering industry and have excellent customer service skills. You will help create great experiences for customers and employees alike.

All posts involve evening and weekend working. Flexibility is of the upmost importance to enable us to provide a consistent quality service to our customers.

You will have:

  • Certification of Basic Food Safety or higher.
  • Work flexibility to cover peaks of business.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills.
  • Excellent Customer Service focus.

Informal contact details
Contact role: Head of Retail and Hospitality
Contact name: Martin Batt
Contact email:

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by UK Visas and Immigration and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

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