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General Catering Assistant

Catering Services

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £19,898 per annum (pro-rata)
Grade:  Grade 01
Contract Type:  Permanent
Basis:  Part Time (0.31)
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 26 March 2023
Interview Date:  Wednesday 05 April 2023
Reference:  R230071
Release Date:  Tuesday 14 March 2023

We have an exciting opportunity for a customer focused individual to be a key part of the Catering team, to be a Barista and to support the operational service within the unit. 

Key duties will include the preparation of beverages and food products in line with food safety, health and safety and in line with policies and procedures. You will also work as part of a team to ensure the effective running of the unit, including pro active marketing to increase revenue and customer base.

A strong customer focus is a must, along with excellent communication skills and a passion for delivering excellent service. Previous experience is desirable but full training will be provided.  

The hours of work are 20 hours per week, working 33 weeks per year and  between the hours of 7.30 am and 5.30 pm. This post will occasionally include evening and weekend working. 

What we offer?

  • The campus is conveniently located offering excellent transport links via bus or train.
  • Family friendly policies and an onsite nursery. 
  • Opportunities to volunteer in the community.
  • Training and development.
  • On site gym and pool with discounted staff membership available - Gym | Aston University

Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. 

Further details:    Job Details     University Information    
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Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit:

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