Catering Assistant

  • Job Reference: 0659-23
  • Date Posted: Friday, 8 September 2023
  • Application Closing Date: Sunday, 17 September 2023
  • Location: Cumbria - Westlakes Campus
  • Salary: £20,410 per annum pro rata
  • Basis: Part Time
  • Contract Type: Indefinite
  • Job Category / Type: Professional Services
  • School / Service: ES Operations
  • Hours: Up to 18 hours per week
  • Interview Date: To be confirmed

The University of Central Lancashire is one of the world’s Best Global Universities leading the way in modern learning. Based in the heart of the North West, the University has campuses in Preston, Burnley and West Cumbria.

 The University is commencing an exciting new phase of our Estate Strategy, and we are seeking to recruit a proactive and customer-focussed Catering Assistant to join our growing Estates Services team, based at our Summergrove Residence at our Westlakes Campus

 Reporting to the Catering and Commercial manager you will have experience of working in a busy catering environment and should be able to demonstrate competency in a range of tasks including customer service and food service. You will be a member of a Catering and wider facilities team and who will provide catering to both residential and non-residential students as well as assisting with catering for activities and events. You will undertake a variety of tasks, maintaining the service areas and associated cleaning and providing excellent customer service.

In this role you will be able to utilise your basic food hygiene and health and safety certification which you will have obtained to NVQ Level 1 (or equivalent) in a catering subject. You will have the ability to follow instructions and will work well as part of a team and on your own initiative. You will enjoy being in a demanding role that requires you to be organised and provide a customer focussed service; demonstrating your excellent customer service and interpersonal skills in a busy Catering and food preparation environment.

The hours for this role are part time up to 18 hours with different working patterns up for consideration.

UCLan is committed to providing a safe environment to study, work and visit, protecting children, young people and adults at risk from harm and abuse. Our safeguarding policy and safer recruitment procedure outlines our approach, alongside other internal policies, procedures and guidance which can be found on our website at Safeguarding - UCLan

Applicants applying for roles in regulated activity and that are listed as an exception under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 will be required to disclose any spent and unspent convictions and undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check at the appropriate level, UCLan will only ask an applicant to make an application for a DBS check if they are legally entitled to.

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