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Catering Supervisor (Maternity Cover)

University of Northampton

Location: Northampton
Salary: £24,699 p.a.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 13th September 2021
Closes: 27th September 2021
Job Ref: UN3794

About the job

Full Time - 40 hours per week

Fixed Term Maternity Cover until April 2022 or until the return of the post holder, whichever is sooner 

Working shift pattern  - 5 out of 7 days. 2-week rota provided

Provisional Interview Date: 05 October 2021

The Catering Supervisor will be working in one of our 5 Catering Outlets operated by the University of Northampton, Sunley Hotel and Food Delivery Service. The primary responsibilities include supervising the front of house team, ensuring customer satisfaction, keeping serving stations fresh and presentable, serving students, staff and visitors. Cash handling, statutory paperwork completion, doing rotas, cleaning checklists and paperwork are also an important part of this job. This also includes working in other outlets as and when required for example Sunley Hotel. Working alongside the Front of House Manager and Head Chef in providing food delivery to students and staff on Waterside Campus.

Shifts will vary, as per business requirements but 2 weekly rotas will be provided.

Catering Shifts can be between 7am and 10.30pm.

About you 

  • Proven supervisory skills in a Higher Education, public or hospitality sector
  • Ability to lead and communicate with a team effectively
  • Good oral and written communication skills



  • A Levels or equivalent 


  • Food Safety/Customer Service qualification

About Us

1st Degree Facilities is a trading name of UNEL which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of Northampton and this vacancy is covered by UNEL Terms and Conditions of employment.

This is an exciting time to join our Company as the University relocated in September 2018 to a new purpose-built, town-centre campus.

Right to Work

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.


The University of Northampton Enterprises Limited as an employer strives to achieve diversity among its staff which reflects the communities it serves. To embed this we would like to encourage applications from women, people living with disabilities, and those from the LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities.

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