Part-time Catering Assistant

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Plymouth, Devon
£15,842 - £19,730 (Pro-rata £4,281 - £5,332)
31 Oct 2019
18 Nov 2019
Catering Assistant
Contract Type
Part Time

10 hours per week - Thursday and Friday and be flexible to work additional hours as required

Salary Grade 1 £15,842 - £19,730 (Pro-rata £4,281 - £5,332) per annum, depending on experience.

The Marine Biological Association (MBA ) is one of the UK’s leading marine science research institutes.  The MBA is seeking to appoint a Catering Assistant at its Citadel Hill Laboratory in Plymouth. This is a part-time position at 10 hours per week but there will on occasion be a requirement to work additional hours.

Job purpose:  To assist in the provision of excellent overall catering facilities to the MBA and external customers

Duties and responsibilities: 

  • Preparing food as required on a daily basis
  • Preparing food from menus for courses and visitors
  • Ensuring the kitchen is kept clean and tidy at all times
  • Assist with the rotation of stock and ensure stock is rotated in a timely  manner
  • Ensuring adequate standard of hygiene is maintained
  • Ensure Health and Safety guidelines are adhered to at all times
  • Assisting with banking, end of day till reconciliation
  • Absence cover when Catering Manager is away including the sourcing/buying of supplies
  • Undertake adhoc tasks identified as being within the job holders capabilities

The ideal Applicant will:

  • Have previous catering experience / cook for large parties
  • Be a team player
  • Hold a Health and Hygiene Certificate
  • Hold a full Driving License


To apply, please send a covering letter and CV with details of two referees to quoting reference Catering Assistant.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Closing date: Monday 18 November 2019.  Interviews will be conducted on Thursday 5 December 2019.  Should you have not had a reply with an invitation to interview by Friday 22 November 2019 please assume that you have not been selected on this occasion.

 Informal queries regarding the post can be directed to Janet Stack .

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