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Catering Assistant / Driver

York Conferences Ltd
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
17,363.62 per annum
Interview Date
2 March 2020
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Role Description

Catering Assistant / Driver – We offer competitive working hours and enhanced annual leave days

The Company: York Commercial 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 male work an enjoyable place, you should too!

The position: We’re looking for a Catering Assistant / Driver. The salary we are offering is £17,363.62 per annum. This is a full-time role for 37 hours per week.

A flexible approach will be required by the successful candidate and a clean driving licence is essential.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering hospitality catering to numerous locations around campus and elsewhere, ensuring high standards of customer care and assisting with the service of functions such as fine dining dinners and buffets.


-          Anyone who is passionate and enthusiastic about meeting people and serving customers with 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.

-          Please note this post requires a large amount of manual handling and the post-holder will be required to be on their feet for a good proportion of the shift.

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
  • 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 27 February 2020

Interview date: 2 March 2020

The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community  – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

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