Catering Assistant (Full Time)

University of Cambridge - Selwyn College

Selwyn College is recruiting for a full-time Catering Assistant to join a team of dedicated staff who provide an exceptional front of house service.  Working under the direction of the Butler and Hall Supervisors, Catering Assistants carry out a wide range of tasks within our Servery, Dining Hall and other function rooms.  We're proud of our 5 Star hygiene rating, and our reputation for high catering standards, and you will join a friendly and professional front of house team at an exciting time, as we are about to undertake a refurbishment of our Dining Hall and College Bar to improve the facilities offered to our students, staff, and Fellows and expand our conference business.  

To be successful in this role you will have previous experience in a customer-facing role, a smart appearance, good communication skills, and the ability to achieve and maintain high standards of service and hygiene, work in harmony with your colleagues and work under pressure to meet deadlines.  Customer service and attention to detail will be at the forefront of everything you do.  

  • Contract Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Hours of Work: 75 hours every two weeks
  • Salary: £16,513 per annum 
  • Closing Date: The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 29 April 2018.

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Benefits: The many benefits of working at Selwyn College include 33 days paid holiday per annum (including an allowance for bank holidays), on-site parking, a free meal in College when on duty, a contributory final salary pension scheme or NEST, subsidised contributory private health insurance, free healthcare cash plan, contractual sick pay, a range of family friendly benefits above statutory requirements, free use of the College gym, and the opportunity for salary progression through performance-based increments. 

Selwyn College is home to students of all backgrounds from the UK and across the world. We’re proud of our diversity. We therefore welcome staff whatever their race, gender, sexuality, disability or religious belief, and we’re keen to receive applications from people who may be under-represented in our community.

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