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Assistant Cook

York Commercial Ltd
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University of York - Heslington Campus
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18,849.17 per annum.
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Role Description

We are looking for a talented Assistant Cook to join one of our busy kitchens, based at the University of York.

You should have experience in preparing and cooking light snacks, meals and call order menu items in accordance with menu guidelines demonstrating a flair and interest in food.  You will require at least 1 years’ experience of food preparation and working in a commercial kitchen.  You should also have the ability to work as part of a team and be able to work without close supervision and on your own initiative.  If you have the desire and appetite to learn all aspects of the catering industry you are the person we are looking for.

The hours of work will be 37 per week.

The starting salary for this role is £18,849.17 per annum.

YCL has a fantastic rewards package available including;

  • 38 days annual leave, including 8 statutory public holidays (pro rata)
  • Concession rates at York Sport Village and Centre
  • Company pension scheme and work place pension scheme
  • Discount scheme with local and national retailers, restaurants and tradesmen
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including cycle to work, childcare vouchers and campus nursery
  • 10% off at campus Nisa Supermarkets and campus catering outlets
  • A supportive and friendly working environment

Anticipated interview date: TBC

Please note that if a suitable candidate is found, this position may close at any time.

York Commercial Ltd. (YCL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of York. The Head Office is situated at the University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD. The successful candidate will be appointed on YCL terms and conditions of employment.

The University strives to be diverse and inclusive  – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University. 

We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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