Food Service Assistant Supervisor

  • Job Reference: 21001084
  • Date Posted: 13 October 2021
  • Employer: Durham University
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  • Location: Durham, County Durham
  • Salary: £18,212 to £19,623
  • Bonus/Benefits: pro rata
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Part Time

Job Description

Food Service Assistant Supervisors

Operations Directorate

Grade 3: - £18,212 - £19,623 per annum (Pro-rata)

Permanent - Part Time

Contracted Hours per Week: See below

Durham University Summer Recruitment Campaign. With a new Academic term upon us, we are looking for driven and passionate individuals to join our catering teams. Please review our adverts to find out more!

The Department and role purpose

We currently have fantastic opportunities for talented Food Service Assistant Supervisors. Whilst supporting the Food and Beverage Service Head in guiding and motivating the team to be the best they can possibly be, the Food Service Assistant Supervisor will need to have presence and personality to influence the day-to-day business and you'll need to maximise the performance of your team. Leading by example and setting high standards, you'll provide our students and customers alike with an outstanding experience and excellent food and beverage service. Are you excited about becoming part of a team that strives to be the best? Then we want to hear from you!

"Passionately delivering an outstanding experience"

We are a team of over 500, providing fresh and exciting catering throughout Durham University. This includes college banquets ('formal dinners'), college bars, college cafés, visitor attractions and branded retail catering outlets.

Our students are extremely important to us but we also provide catering to University colleagues, commercial guests, and VIPs including royalty.

Food Service Assistant Supervisors are key front-line members of the catering team, responsible for supporting the delivery of a world class catering service.

Food Service Assistant Supervisors will be expected to adopt and promote a flexible approach to working, be willing to cover absences, when given reasonable notice, and to undertake any or all of the tasks outlined below regardless of their designated shift.

Successful candidates are expected to promote a positive image of University Catering and Durham University at all times.

There are 3 roles available

32 weeks x 25 hours per week - 2 posts

52 weeks x 14 hours per week - 1 post

In your application please state which post you are applying for.