Catering Assistant

Job Type
Operations & Facilities
Catering Division (NH)
£10 to £12 per hour

Receive a recruitment supplement up to £750

Looking for a flexible Catering Assistant Job?


  • We offer a range of days and hours that may fit around your family and other commitments!


  • Our Catering Teams provide excellent customer service to a diverse range of customers across a wide range of busy units.


The University of Nottingham has been providing an outstanding student experience for over 140 years and is a leading university of worldwide significance with established campuses in UK, China and Malaysia. Our award-winning Nottingham campus is only 15 minutes by bus or tram to our vibrant city centre. 


Your role as a Catering Assistant: 


 What’s in it for you?  

Great Benefits Free Training Wellbeing Support

Earn £10.00 - £12.00To keep you safe and develop your skills24/7 Advice and Support
Receive a recruitment supplement up to £750

Excellent Holiday Allowance

  • A permanent post for either  36 or 52 weeks of the year. 

  • Ongoing support to develop your skills and knowledge to further your career ambitions that may lead to different career paths and career progression.
  • Our university is diverse, supportive, inclusive, and caring. We warmly welcome people of different cultures, ethnicities, beliefs, and different lifestyles.
  • 20% allowance for hours worked at the weekend and after 10pm on weekdays (£11.40) 
  • Free access to our online courses and opportunities to gain industry recognised qualifications.
  • Be yourself, make friends, improve communication, and enjoy yourself.
  • An excellent holiday allowance of 25 days, plus an additional 14 days during university closure days and bank holidays (pro-rota).
  • Staff Networks, events and activities and state of the art sports facilities.

  • Employee Assistance Programme and Counselling Service- 24/7 support. 

  • Supplier discounts, travel, and reward schemes.

  • All the tools you need to do a great job including your uniform.   
  • Recruitment supplement between £500 and £750 

  • Staff referral scheme

  • Hourly rate includes basic pay element of £9.50 - £9.83 plus top up to £10 per hour

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.