Catering Assistant



Job Type

Fixed Term


Charity / Voluntary, Customer Service, Environmental / Conservation, Hospitality / Catering, Leisure / Tourism, Sales / Business Development



Our busy catering operation at Minsmere Reserve is looking for a seasonal catering assistant to join the team.

Part-Time Catering Assistant x2 (Fixed-Term)
Reference: JAN20234686
Location: Minsmere
Salary: £19,305 - £21,416 Pro Rata
Hours: Part Time – This role will average a minimum of 15-30 hours per week, Zero Hours Contract
Duration: Fixed Term Contract for 7 months from 20th March 2023 – 31st October 2023
Benefits: Pension, Life Assurance, 26 days Annual Leave (pro-rata)

We are looking for an individual who is able to deliver the highest standards of customer care and assist with the day-to-day running of the café operation, in line with set RSPB procedures and routines.

You will need to be available to work during the day (no evenings), and weekend and Bank Holiday working will be essential. The successful candidate will be offered a contract from March 2023 to October 2023.

Essential skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Enthusiastic approach to work
  • High understanding of the principals of food hygiene
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills and ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to manage and respond to customer needs and feedback
  • Working in a target driven/pressured environment
  • Working on the till, card machine and cashing upA
  • bility to work as part of a team

Desirable skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Experience of working at a café/bar/pub
  • Till operation and payment handling
  • Knowledge of food and food service skills
  • Computer skills

The RSPB reserves the right to extend or make this role permanent without further advertising dependent on business needs at the end of the contract term.

Closing Date: 23:59, Sunday 19th February 2023
We are looking to conduct interviews for this position on 27th February 2023.

The RSPB is an equal opportunities employer. This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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