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Food & Beverage Assistant

Hospitality

Salary:  Starting from £15,721, rising to £16,654
Placed On:  Monday 29 January 2018
Closing Date:  Monday 12 February 2018
Interview Date:  Friday 23 February 2018
Reference:  KN5584

The University Hospitality department isn't just about student catering. We have many outlets and we're expanding. As well as catering to students, we host large conferences and banquets. Our customers are as diverse as our food. You can find out more about our outlets here: http://www.bath.ac.uk/groups/eateries/

We currently have a vacancy for a Food & Beverage Assistant in our Food Direct department. In this position 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 delivering hospitality orders to meetings and conferences taking place at the University, serving food and drinks at receptions as well as preparing and checking orders for deliveries and occasionally supporting the Cafes on campus. Full details of this role are included in the job description.

Delivering excellent customer service is at the heart of everything we do. You will have experience of providing an excellent standard of customer service in a customer focussed environment. Previous experience of working in the Hospitality industry would be an advantage. 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.

Here's some of the other benefits of 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
  • We close over the Christmas break but you’re still paid for this time off
  • Regular awards for shining stars, from £20 Love2Shop vouchers up to annual awards of £750
  • A commitment to the wellbeing 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 a £20 voucher
  • 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 (36.5 hours per week).

 

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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.