Job reference: 011263
Location: All campuses
Closing date: 31/08/2023
Salary: Grade B (£19,679 p.a. pro rata)
Employment type: Permanent
Team: Catering
School / Directorate Campus Services

Serving up a career in catering.

Doing things differently.

At Nottingham Trent University, our retail and hospitality catering teams serves over 3,000 customers daily, over 3 campuses.  We offer a range of modern food and beverage concepts, that include Barista style cafes, ‘Deli bars’, ‘Grab and Go’ products and a variety of themed hot dishes.   We also cater for conferences and other formal events across our campuses.

We pride ourselves on providing a gold standard customer service to students, staff, and visitors.  We’re always looking for Catering Assistants and Hospitality Hosts to join our friendly and welcoming team. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

City Campus – Retail Catering Assistant – 37 hours a week / Term time (pro rata)

Based in our Starbucks café, working a variety of shifts

Clifton Campus – Retail Catering Assistant – 20 hours a week / Term time (pro rata)

Working in our outlets on campus, current working pattern 12:00-16:00

Across all Campuses – Hospitality host – Full time (37 hours over 7 days)

Working a variety of shifts to support the delivery of hospitality service

What you’ll be doing

As a catering assistant you’ll be the friendly face of our outlets, responding to customers’ requirements and queries.   You'll be part of a friendly team, covering several outlets on campus, and you’ll move across outlets as required.   You'll prepare and serve, a wide range of hot and cold beverages, along with ensuring work areas are always clean and well-presented.  

Our hospitality hosts provide a professional and confidential service to our colleagues, guests and delegates as part of our conferencing and hospitality events.  You'll be waiting on and serving guests across our dining and event areas.  

 What you’ll bring

You’ll be a friendly, approachable person who strives to deliver fantastic customer service.  Although not essential, if you've got experience of working in a fast paced, customer facing, retail, hospitality,  conferencing or banqueting environment, then we'd love to hear from you. ​​​​​​​

For more details, please take a look at the Information Document

What we offer

Full training, induction and uniform will be provided to successful candidates.  ​​​​​​​We’ll look after you with ongoing support, good development opportunities and a competitive salary that rewards your contribution. We also offer generous holidays, flexible working options, a pension scheme, great facilities and wide range of savings, discounts and benefits.

We offer a range of working patterns and locations and are always looking for new members to join our team.  For more details, take a look at the Information Document.  

About NTU

Doing things differently, we empower our people to shape, create and innovate. Whether they’re pushing the boundaries with award-winning research, transforming society through global collaborations or supporting and helping our students to achieve their potential.

Join our friendly and diverse community of 4,000 professionals, academics and researchers, and you’ll enjoy the support and ownership you need to perform at your best. A great place to work, we value, respect and care for all our colleagues, providing flexible and competitive rewards and genuine opportunities for career progression. So, start to think about your future differently. Apply here.​​​​​​​

NTU prides itself on being an inclusive employer. We value and celebrate equality in opportunities, and we encourage applications from people who reflect the diversity of our communities.

​​​​​​​This role is open to non-UK/Irish applicants subject to current UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) rules. Please ensure that you have the appropriate right to work in the UK for this role and consult the Home Office website for further information.

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and successful applicants will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions. ​​​​​​​

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