Catering Assistant

Job Roles:
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Part Time
Subject Area:
Food Technology/Hospitality and Catering
North East
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
£16,667 Per Annum
10th Jan 2020
Start Date:
Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group
Job Ref:

Part time 25 hours a week (term-time 38 weeks)
Salary: £16,667 (actual £9,464)

In November 2019 Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group (NSCG) became the first further education provider in England to achieve outstanding grades in every area of Ofsted’s recently reformed Education Inspection Framework (EIF).

The inspection report praised all areas of the College’s provision and acknowledged NSCG’s ‘positive, stimulating and safe learning environment’, ‘highly motivated staff’, and ‘learners’ exemplary behaviour and attitudes to learning’. It also highlighted the fantastic partnerships the College has with industry.

To read the full Ofsted report for Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group, please visit the Ofsted Government website, select Find an Inspection Report and search for Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group.

The group is currently home to a population of over 5,000 full-time students and around 500 students on higher education programmes. We have over 4,000 part-time or adult learners and 2,000 apprentices where we work with over 800 individual employers. Our Sixth Form provision has a reputation for high academic achievement and excellence.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our expanding catering department at Stafford College. Duties include working in the College’s food hall service enabling the sale of food to students and staff, taking payments and using a till and keeping areas clean.

To be successful, you will have previous experience of working in a catering or customer service environment and be energetic and enthusiastic with the ability to work on own initiative and as part of team. You will hold a NVQ Level 2 Food Preparation and Cooking or equivalent.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
• To prepare and assist in the cooking of basic food items.
• To display and serve food, including taking cash and using the till.
• To clean all areas of the catering department.

Required Skills and Experience:
• Qualified to NVQ Level 2 Food Preparation & Cooking or equivalent
• Experience of working in a catering environment or customer service
• Is energetic, enthusiastic and well-motivated towards providing excellent food and customer service

What’s in it for you?
The college offers and excellent benefits package which includes:
• Local Government Pension Scheme
• Excellent Training and Development Opportunities

How to apply:
To apply for the role Catering Assistant, please click ‘Apply Now’ to complete an online application form. If you are applying via a jobs board, you will receive an email and link that will take you directly to our application form on the Newcastle & Stafford Colleges Group website.

The closing date for completed applications is Sunday 2nd February 2020
Interviews will be held week commencing 10th February 2020

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All college-based positions are subject to enhanced DBS check and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

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