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Catering Assistant

Applications are invited for the post of Catering Assistant. The successful candidate will join the catering team at the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) which is based in West Cambridge.

Playing a key role in providing catering services to the staff and visitors, the role-holder will assist in providing light refreshments, including breakfast and lunch, for all people working, studying and visiting the IfM. You will also set up and clear down for all functions taking place in the building.

You will have experience of working in a catering environment and have a Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering certificate. In addition to this, you will also need to have experience of handling cash and card transactions, cashing up and some basic cooking skills. You will need to have some flexibility in order work the alternating shift pattern which will either be 7am to 3pm or 9am to 5pm.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

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The closing date for applications is Thursday 21 November 2019. If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact the HR Office on 01223 332615 or by email on

Please quote reference NM21317 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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