Catering Assistant (Part time)

Closing Date
Tuesday, 1st February 2022
Job Type
Operations & Facilities
Catering Division (NH)
£10 per hour

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: 

An exciting opportunity to be part of the team in "The Club House" located in the David Ross Sports Village. The Club House offers a branded coffee experience alongside fresh, nutritious food served every lunch and evening.

Passionate about food and delivering great service for every customer, you will proactively go out of your way to exceed customer expectations. You will have a positive and energetic approach and are a colleague that the team look forward to working with. You build strong relationships with others to accomplish tasks and shared goals, will have an eye for detail and will be key to delivering the exceptional operational standards required particularly at busy service times.

Hours of work are 20 per week, 5 days out of 7 to be arranged working mainly between 6.00pm and 10.30pm regular weekends for 52 weeks of the year. Flexibility will be required.

What’s in it for you 

  • Ongoing support to develop your skills and gain industry recognised qualifications to further your career ambitions that may lead to different career paths and career progression. 
    • An excellent holiday allowance of 25 days, plus additional university closure days and bank holidays (pro-rata, on average 14 days). 
    • Employee Assistance Programme and Counselling Service- 24/7 support. 
    • Supplier discounts, travel, and reward schemes.
    • Staff Networks, events and activities and state of the art sports facilities. 
    • A permanent post with a 20% allowance for hours worked at the weekend and after 10pm on weekdays (£12.00) plus the tools you need to do a great job.
    •  Uniform provided
    • Staff referral scheme.   

The successful candidate for this post will be expected to attend the Estates and Facilities training courses. Further details will be given at interview.

Please quote ref. NHE278121X1

You can find out more about us and meet the team at


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.

This role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the UK Visas & Immigration points based immigration system, however applications are welcome from candidates who don't currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route.