Food & Beverage Assistants (Full Time)

Job title Food & Beverage Assistants (Full Time)

Department Hospitality

Salary Starting from £16,146, rising to £17,079

Grade Grade 2

Placed on Friday 13 September 2019

Closing date Sunday 29 September 2019

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference JB7021R

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The University of Bath’s Hospitality department within ahs isn't just about student catering. As well as catering to students, we host large conferences and banquets. Our customers are as diverse as our food. We have multiple outlets on campus and expanding.

Our staff are key to the success of our thriving Hospitality business and we currently have 3 full time (36.5 hour) positions for a Food & Beverage Assistant.

You will be required to ensure that the day-to-day running of the catering operation is smooth and that customers are provided with a high standard of service at all times. Your responsibilities will include taking customer orders, serving food and drink, working on the tills, stocking food stations and assisting with cleaning and clearing tables and catering areas. Full details of this role are included in the job description.

Delivering excellent customer service is at the heart of everything we do and you should have experience of this in a customer focused environment. Previous experience of working in the Hospitality industry would be an advantage but all candidates will be considered. You should be a good team worker and be able to be calm and professional in high pressure situations, as it can be extremely busy during peak times. 

We consider ourselves part of one big team across all of the outlets and there may be opportunities to work in different outlets to gain further experience. If you want to develop into a supervisory position, we'll do everything we can to help you achieve this. We believe in celebrating success and provide you with the training and support to reach your full potential.

Additional benefits to working here:

  • A competitive rate of pay
  • A generous pension scheme
  • Up to 25 days annual leave per year, eight banks holidays and five extra discretionary days pro rata
  • We close over the Christmas break but you’re still paid for this time off
  • Regular awards for shining stars, from Love2Shop vouchers up to annual awards
  • A commitment to the well-being of our teams, with mindfulness sessions, fitness boot camps and free health checks
  • Great staff social events
  • A staff suggestion scheme, with the chance to share your ideas and earn vouchers
  • The chance to develop, with many training courses and job shadowing opportunities
  • Up to 20 hours a year personal development time for fitness classes, training, volunteering and charity work
  • Tax and national insurance savings through salary exchange schemes on nursery care and child care vouchers.

The role includes early morning, evening, and weekend working on a 5 out of 7 days per week contract. There will be occasions when these shifts could start and finish later depending upon events booked of which you will be paid accordingly.

You will be expected to attend mandatory training for which there is flexibility on the dates as there is usually more than one session to choose from. 

You may be asked to work non-compulsory extra days to cover special events such as Open Days however these are not mandatory.

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Further details:
The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.