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Catering Assistant

Location: 

Cambridge - DC10, GB

Category:  Facilities and Catering

Job title: Catering Assistant (x4 roles available)
Contract type: Permanent, Full time
Salary: Starting at £18,031
Location: Cambridge Assessment Triangle, Cambridge University Press University Printing House and DC10

 

What it’s about:

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Catering Assistant with 5* catering and hospitality experience to join a dynamic and customer focused catering team working to produce and deliver excellent service to all Cambridge Assessment staff, guests and visitors.
 

What you’ll be doing:

As Catering Assistant, you will be working 36.5 hours per week, mostly Monday – Friday but based on a 5 in 7 contract with some additional weekend hours required, flexibility is a must. 
 

Duties include:

  • Serve customers delivering the best service possible
  • Assist in preparation of our Grab and Go items
  • Set up servery and display counters
  • Ensure all our areas and catering equipment are cleaned at all time
  • Operation of Cashless Catering tills and kiosks

 

What we’re looking for:

The ideal Catering Assistant will have proven customer service skills gained through experience working in within a restaurant / café environment. You will be an enthusiastic and self-motivated team player with great attention to detail and the ability to bring and share new ideas. You will be able to plan your own work and you’ll have a proven ability to manage your workload when under pressure to meet multiple deadlines and will enjoy contributing to the excellent reputation of the department. The ideal candidate will possess a customer service qualification as a minimum; a hospitality qualification is desirable.

 

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 170 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.

 

Benefits:

  • Generous contributory pension
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary)
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay 
  • Employee discount and cash back scheme at 2,500 retailers
  • Cycle scheme
  • Subsidised canteens
  • Corporate discounts on Gym memberships and car rental
  • Support for professional qualifications

 

We know that diversity of thinking, backgrounds and approaches lead to innovation and create an atmosphere where everyone’s contribution is valued. As well as wanting to create diverse teams, we also value diversity in the way our people approach their work. Work/life balance is important to us at Cambridge Assessment and we offer our colleagues a range of flexible working options according to the needs of the business and the individual, so please let us know of any flexible working requirements when applying and we can see how we can support you.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 18/06/2021 and interviews will be held on held shortly after the closing date.

If you’re successful at interview stage we will ask you to undergo background screening (carried out by Credence Background Screening Ltd), to ensure that all information provided to us is accurate. We wish you all the very best with your application.

The University of Cambridge will be bringing together its publishing and assessment operations to create a single organisation from 1 August 2021. Cambridge University Press and Cambridge Assessment publish and create world-leading content and examinations that are used across more than 170 countries.

The move is in response to a growing desire from learners, teachers and researchers to engage with Cambridge in a joined up digital way, and the demand for innovative products that combine expertise in learning and assessment. The new organisation will have the capabilities to provide world leading assessment, learning and academic research offerings globally, under the Cambridge brand and backed by first class teaching and research departments.
 

CAMBRIDGE ASSESSMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER


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