Cafe Assistant

Durham University - University Catering

There are two positions available these positions are for a six month fixed term; please detail in your covering letter which position you wish to apply for. Please note a covering letter and CV is required.

Vacancy 1 - Graham Sports Centre. 1300 hours, any four out of seven days
Vacancy 2 - Business School. 1040 hours, any four out of seven days

Durham University Catering seeks to employ a number of Cafe Assistants to meet and exceed the needs of our customers on a daily basis. Durham University Catering manages eight cafes across campus. It also caters for commercial business and various high profile events.

Our Vision:

Passionately Delivering an Outstanding Experience

What We Do Well:

We are a team of 450, providing fresh and exciting catering throughout Durham University. This includes college dining halls, college bars, visitor attractions and branded retail catering outlets. Our students are extremely important to us but we also provide catering to University colleagues, commercial guests, and VIPs including royalty

When We Operate:

We provide catering for 52 weeks of the year, however some team members are only required when students are in residence (this is known as ‘term time’ and is between September and July). Other team members are required throughout the year, as during vacation periods we cater for commercial guests.

What We Offer:

  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • A friendly and supportive team environment within a top UK University
  • A good work life balance with various working patterns
  • Attractive benefits package, including pension scheme option and generous holiday provision
  • An altogether excellent experience within an award winning environment
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