The main purpose of the job is to assist in the preparation and sale of food for the outlets throughout the College. This includes the Refectory, Bistro, Borderville Bistro, Preparation Room and any hospitality required, whilst providing outstanding customer service. The post holder should be prepared to vary between outlets as required.
The Catering Team are very much a central part of the College, and strive to ensure that our students and staff get access to a wide range of healthy, good quality food options which are value for money.
The main duties and responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to the following areas:
The ideal candidate will hold GCSE English Language and Maths (Grade C/4 or above) or other Level 2 equivalent qualifications.
A minimum of a Level 2 in Hospitality Services and/or experience that is considered equivalent and a basic Food Safety & Hygiene certificate are desirable qualifications.
Normal working hours of 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 4.30pm Friday
Yes extensive free parking is available at all our locations.
Sponsorship and financial support to achieve Degree Level and Professional qualifications is available upon application.
We have an on-site nursery at our Peterborough Campus, and also offer childcare vouchers to support nursery fees here and at other locations.
Our generous holiday entitlement starting from 41 days of paid leave for full-time employees also hugely supports our working parents, and for some roles, term-time only contracts are available.
You will also find above-average occupational maternity and adoption benefits with up to 12 months off work, and access to paternity and shared parental leave scheme.
The Senior Leadership Team truly care for the wellbeing of staff and students and are actively involved in not only ensuring professional training is available, but that support for personal and professional problems is also accessible. Our free ‘Employee Assistance Programme’ offers access to a wide range of wellbeing resources and programmes including a counselling helpline if required.
Aside from delivering above-average generous holiday and pension benefits, we offer awards and vouchers, and encourage contribution to recognition schemes to ensure staff feel valued and appreciated.
Both locations offer impressive on-site gym and fitness suites, free-parking, well-stocked libraries, and a number of eateries including a Costa at Peterborough and a Starbucks at Stamford.
Peterborough College also has an on-site nursery rated ‘good’ by Ofsted.