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Catering Assistant (County Hall)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Information

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint a Catering Assistant to join the County Kitchen team, based at County Hall, Morpeth.
The role:
The successful applicant will be required to serve staff and customers in our Restaurant and Coffee Cart, as well as helping with hospitality and events.

Duties will include food preparation and basic cooking, serving customers, replenishing fridges and displays, use of a traditional barista style coffee machine, cleaning duties as required, sorting deliveries, washing pots and dishes and cash handling using an electronic till system.
A working knowledge of a catering environment, including HACCP, food safety and health and safety principles is preferred.
This role is 20 hours per week, varied between 8am and 4pm Monday to Friday. This may include additional hours to cover holiday and sickness in the team.
If you have any queries, please contact Angela Seccombe by emailing or ringing 07557191094.

Why choose us?

We have some outstanding benefits to offer you, including:

 -26 days annual leave plus public/bank holidays, rising to 31 days after 5 years of service (pro rata for part-time employees)

 -Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme -Flexi scheme (if applicable) – up to 2 days flexible leave available per month (pro rata for part-time employees) 

-Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands 

-Commitment to work/life balance offering flexibility through various schemes including job sharing, flexible working, term-time only, and compressed hours 

-A range of salary sacrifice schemes are available

· Staff networks - run by staff, for staff, providing opportunities for peer networking, mutual support, staff development e.g. Apprenticeship, Armed Forces, ASD, Enable (disability), LGBT+, Menopause, Mental Wellbeing, Racial Equality

Further information:

Please note that this is a permanent position but applications on a secondment or part-time basis would be considered for the right applicant.

For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please see the attached guidance notes here.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. 

If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme, please email or ring 01670 623930 with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored into the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. 

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format, please see the alternative methods below. 

This information will be treated as confidential and will only be used to check that you meet the essential requirements of the post.

Alternative application format: 

British Sign Language: 

For those with speech difficulties or hearing loss: 

Text relay service dial 018001 01670 623930

Although we advertise on North East Jobs, and other websites, your application process will be directed to our Tribepad system. Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered on Tribepad, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Please check your emails regularly, including Spam/Junk, after the closing dates for notifications.

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