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Casual Catering Assistant HCC259367

Job Details:

Salary Range: £9.50 per hour plus holiday pay

Work Location: Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Horndean

Hours per week: Various

Contract Type: Casual

Closing Date: 31 December 2022 (Please note you may be contacted for an interview before the closing date, should your application be successful)

We're recruiting a Casual Catering Assistant for the recently refurbished Beechwood Kitchen at Queen Elizabeth Country Park.


This is a fantastic opportunity to work in this modern, light-filled space serving good mood food and the best flat-whites this side of the South Downs. Think hearty breakfasts, vibrant salad bowls, deli sandwiches and home baked cakes.


As a Catering Assistant, you'll have the ability to cope in a busy environment, work well under pressure, and deal calmly with unexpected situations. You'll be an enthusiastic team player and demonstrate a passion for hospitality and a willingness to learn. You'll demonstrate excellent communication skills and impeccable personal presentation.


Duties will include welcoming and serving customers, preparing and serving a range of menu items together with other general tasks which include cleaning duties and washing up. Catering experience is desirable but full training will be given


What can we offer you?

Hampshire County Council is recognised nationally as one of the highest performing local authorities in the UK. A modern, forward-looking local authority, it offers a pleasant, supportive, and collaborative working environment. 


Hampshire County Council is also a flexible employer interested in making the most of your skills and offers a great work life balance. We invest in you through our internal development programmes and training and offer a competitive salary and benefits package.


Please note that this advert may close early depending on the volume of applications we receive. We would therefore encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.

Additional Information:

Casual Catering Assistant Job Description and Person Specification

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:

Steven Wren, District Manager via Steven.Wren@hants.gov.uk


Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.


In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.


We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.



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