Kitchen Assistant

University of Exeter
Exeter, Devon
The salary will be £16,038 per annum, pro-rata.
02 Aug 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. Fifty percent of our organisation is made up of Professional Services support staff that partner closely with the Academic colleges to ensure we achieve our strategy and vision.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Kitchen Assistant to join our Retail Catering team within our busy kitchens. This full time, permanent post is available on a term time only basis (32 weeks per year). The post is primarily in retail catering although there may also be opportunities to work across the wider catering team.

You will be committed to assisting the kitchen team with the day to day tasks that are required to produce high standards of catering in a busy environment. You will be creative, focused and well organised with a passion for food! You will also efficiently assist the kitchen team with the day to day tasks that are required to produce high standards of cleanliness in a busy environment, in line with Food Safety plus Health & Safety requirements.

We are looking for a customer focused team player who can work alone or in a team. You will be focused and well organised. Having qualifications in food hygiene and health and safety would be advantageous, you will hold a flexible approach to working hours and practises, as well as having good communication skills.

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 39 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, an onsite gym, free yoga and pilates, a cycle to work scheme and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter.  If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website ( for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in.

 For more information and to apply online please go to our website.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer.  We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution.  Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce