Restaurant Assistant

University of Reading - Catering Hotel & Conference Services

Live in Accommodation can be provided at a low cost.

Some experience in a similar food service environment would be beneficial.

To work as part of a professional Catering team serving high quality service to the Henley Business School's clients and visitors.

The Catering team provides breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days per week for clients and staff. Clients are largely senior and middle managers who are studying at the Business School.

You will have:

  • Good communication skills at least a basic level of spoken English in order to communicate effectively within the team and with customers.
  • Basic knowledge of food service techniques.
  • Basic understanding of Food Hygiene methods.
  • Must be able to read menus and other written instructions in English.
  • Good Timekeeping.

Informal Contact Details
Contact role: Catering & Conference Services Manager
Contact name: Paul Rodrigues
Contact phone: +44 (0) 1491 414560
Contact email:

Alternative Informal Contact Details
Contact role: Head of Hotel Services
Contact name: Dereck St Clair
Contact phone: +44 (0)1491 418839
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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