Catering Assistant

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£14,800 - £17,200 per annum + excellent benefits
02 Aug 2017
27 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Catering Assistant

What it’s about
We currently have a vacancy for a Catering Assistant to work within our Cambridge based sites. Working as part of a team and reporting to the Catering manager, you will be responsible for providing the best catering and hospitality service to all members of the organisation as well as visitors and be required to work from within our various Cambridge based sites in accordance with our current rota system.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and customer focused catering team working to produce and deliver excellent service to all Cambridge Assessment staff, guests and visitors. This role would suit someone with some 5* catering experience.

What you’ll be doing
You will proactively work in all sections of the kitchen with minimum supervision and be able to communicate with and supervise the relevant members of the team. You will be producing a range of food from classic dishes to take away salads and daily specials only using fresh ingredients. You will ensure that weekly menus are created and that food items are ordered accordingly whilst making sure that food cost is maintained at all time.

What we’re looking for
Enthusiastic team player who is self-motivated and confident in their specialist area. You’ll be a qualified chef, with a minimum of a level 3 NVQ food production (or equivalent). You will have a good attention to detail and the ability to ensure consistent products are available at across the Group at all time. You will be able to plan your own work and have a proven ability to manage your workload when under pressure to meet multiple deadlines and enjoy contributing to the excellent reputation of the department.

Who we are
Cambridge Assessment is Europe's largest assessment agency, incorporating three major awarding bodies. It plays a leading role in researching, developing and delivering assessment to eight million candidates in 150 countries every year. The Group is a department of the University of Cambridge and a not-for-profit organisation.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader and be rewarded with valuable learning opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits.

• Generous contributory pension
• 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
• Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary)
• Enhanced maternity/paternity pay and childcare voucher scheme
• Employee discount and cash back scheme at 1,200 retailers
• Cycle scheme
• Subsidised canteens
• Support for professional qualifications

The closing date for receipt of applications is 27 August 2017 and interviews will be held week commencing 28 August 2017.

To find out more about this role please view the job description or to apply, please upload your covering letter and CV.

Work/life balance is important to us here at Cambridge Assessment, and we offer all our colleagues a range of flexible working options, which suit both the business and the employee.  So please let us know of any flexible working requirements when applying and we can see how we can support you.

As part of your recruitment process you will be required to undergo a background screening. This will be carried out by our selected supplier, Credence Background Screening Limited.

Cambridge Assessment is an equal opportunities employer