General Catering Assistant

Milton Keynes  |  Education

Milton Keynes College have a new opportunity for a General Catering Assistant to join our Hospitality team.

We are looking for a customer focused individual to join the Hospitality team, located within our Refectory at Bletchley Campus, this is an on-site catering outlet for students, staff and visitors.

The Refectory is a popular spot for people to grab lunch, a quick coffee or light bite to eat; with its popularity coming from the service provided by the friendly and professional staff working within it.

The ideal candidate will have experience within the Hospitality industry and have strong customer service skills. There may be a requirement from time to time for the General Catering Assistant to cover at one of our other campuses; Chaffron way or Silbury Campus.

More about the rewards

  • 35 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays
  • Able to apply for an NUS Extra Card, offering a wide range of High Street Discounts
  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • Just Add Fuel Car Salary Exchange Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • On-site Early Years Nursery
  • Discounts within The Graduate Salon and The Brasserie restaurant, based at Bletchley Campus
  • Continued Professional Development Opportunities
  • Cycle To Work Scheme
  • Free Parking at our main campuses
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Contributions towards Eye Tests for Visual Display users
  • Plus many more

The Hospitality team are part of the wider Customer and Service Industry team, including Hair, Beauty, Hospitality and Events. The team are committed to delivering high standards of service to customers, setting a positive and inspirational impression to our students.

As a successful candidate you will:

  • Have a good working knowledge and awareness of a broad range of catering practices and principles
  • Have proven experience of working in a food and beverage outlet
  • Have proven experience of prioritising and managing own workload effectively, and have good organisational skills
  • Relevant industry experience or vocational qualification at level 2 or above in Hospitality and food production
  • L1/2 Food Safety Certificate
  • Level 2 in Customer Service or relevant experience
  • Be able to deal with customer facing queries in a professional manner
  • Be able to display a professional image and manner and have the ability to implement high standards of customer care
  • Have current knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and able to promote outstanding health and safety practice

More about the College

Milton Keynes College is proud to be an open and inclusive general Further Education College welcoming learners of all levels and delivering an exceptional educational experience. The College offers a broad range of qualifications with more than 3,000 16 – 18-year-old full-time students studying traditional A Levels, vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education. In addition, the College delivers employability and key skills training programmes to 3,000 people in local community learning centres and is one of the largest providers of Offender Learning in England, working with 28 prisons across the East Midlands, South Central and West Midlands.

Jobs at Milton Keynes College - Whatever your Direction

Milton Keynes College is a committed “safer recruitment” employer. We take extreme care in ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions therefore undergo a stringent vetting process to include DBS for all positions.

We want to develop a more diverse workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community

Milton Keynes College is committed to promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions therefore require a DBS check.

The College is proactively committed to Sustainable Development through the learning opportunities it delivers, its management of resources and its engagement with communities

To apply, please follow the job board application instructions to submit your CV. You will then be sent an email directing you to the College Careers Portal to complete your application.

Milton Keynes College
Contract Type
Full Time, HMP Birmingham, Part Time
£14,430 Per Annum
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