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Catering Assistant

York Conferences Ltd
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Term-time only
Contract status
6,157.50 per annum
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Role Description

Catering Assistant – We Offer competitive working hours and enhanced annual leave days

We are a growing subsidiary that is wholly owned by University of York, based at the University campus, that offers:

-          Easy access from York city centre, and well served through the public transportation network

-          Varied dining experiences within campus with some cafes offer stunning views over the lakes and nature

The Company: York Conferences Limited (YCL), is a subsidiary that is wholly owned by University of York, and it manages the catering outlets, conferences, Sports Centre and Village, Marketing, Design and Print Shop, Retail including on-campus Nisa and Gifts Shop in addition to Campus Nursery and York Science Park. YCL is known for its friendly environment, encouraging diversity and inclusion in the workplace and for being a sustainable business.

At YCL, we believe in:

-          Trust: We will place trust in you to do your job and do it well

-          Respect: We will respect you and expect you to respect your colleagues and customer

-          Unique: We are all unique and diverse and we embrace this

-          Enjoy: We strive to make work an enjoyable place, you should too!

The position: We’re looking for a Catering Assistant. The starting pay we are offering is £6,157.50 per annum.

The hours of work are 25 per week, working on a term-time only basis (30 weeks).

The typical shift pattern will be: Monday – Friday, 10am-3pm.


-          Anyone who is passionate and enthusiastic about meeting people and serving customers with the highest customer service standards.

-          Previous experience in catering (serving meals, snacks and beverages) is desirable but training will be provided to ensure you achieve our goals.

Why Should You Apply?

  • We offer 38 annual leave days, includes the public and bank holidays, and closure days over Christmas and New Year period
  • You will be offered full uniform.
  • A car parking on premises is available and subject to competitive monthly fees
  • We provide 10% discount at on-campus Nisa retail shops (T&Cs apply)
  • We offer discounted postage services (National and International)
  • We provide concession rates to use York winning sports facilities, York Sports Village and York Sports Centre
  • We offer Competitive rates at Campus Nursery and Cycle to Work Schemes
  • We offer discounted rates on local retailers and services that are exclusive to YCL

Closing Date: midnight on 21 October 2019

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