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Hospitality Supervisor

Job title Hospitality Supervisor

Department Campus Services

Salary Starting from £21,630, rising to £23,144 Appointments at Grade 4, spine point 12 will receive a supplement to ensure a minimum hourly pay rate equivalent to £11.67 per hour

Grade Grade 4

Placed on Friday 20 January 2023

Closing date Tuesday 07 February 2023

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference FM10188R

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This role is eligible for the Campus Services New Starter and Refer a Friend bonuses.

The University of Bath Hospitality department provides catering to students, staff and external customers throughout the academic year and during summer months. There are numerous outlets run by the Hospitality Department offering a wide range of food and drink options. You can find out more about our outlets here: 

We have a vacancy for a Hospitality Supervisor! 

About the role:

The successful candidate will supervise and work as part of a team to ensure that the customer experience is optimised and high standards are maintained. 

Duties include:

  • Training team members
  • Rota management 
  • Adhering to financial regulations and health and safety/food hygiene standards
  • Full role details are included in the job description.

This role is 36.5 hours per week on a 5 over 7 rota. The role includes early morning, evening and weekend working.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact however please ensure that you submit your application through the University website by uploading your CV.

About you:

  • Experience supervising team members
  • Excellent standards of customer service 
  • Experience in providing team members with operational training
  • Knowledge of relevant health and safety regulations, and licensing laws
  • Works well as part of a team
  • Able to remain calm under pressure, as it can be extremely busy 

What we can offer you:

We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award

A family-friendly University with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require. 

Our benefits include:

  • Competitive employer contributory pension scheme;
  • Generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;
  • Excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce; 
  • A wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.
  • Up to 20 hours a year personal development time for fitness classes, training, volunteering and charity work (pro rata)
  • Regular awards for shining stars, from £20 Love2Shop vouchers, up to annual awards of £750
  • Great staff social events
  • A staff suggestion scheme, with the chance to share your ideas and earn a £20 voucher
  • Tax and national insurance savings, through salary exchange schemes
  • A number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some relocation expenses which you may be eligible for. Please visit the following webpages for more information:

 - Relocation Procedure

 - Interest-Free Loan Scheme

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

This role is eligible for the Campus Services New Starter bonus*. Apply today and if you are appointed, receive an additional £500 one month after starting and £500 on successfully passing your probation period (six months). Please note this bonus is pro rata for part time roles. 

This role is eligible for the Campus Services Refer a Friend bonus*. If a University staff member has ‘referred’ you to apply for this vacancy, please ensure when applying you select ‘Employer Referral’ and enter the name of the relevant person when answering the question ‘Where did you learn of this job?'

*Both bonuses are subject to terms and conditions

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Visa information

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK, you should refer to our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa before embarking on a job application to ensure you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / Indefinite Leave to Remain − please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

Update to our application process

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.