Catering Supervisor

University of Southampton
June 03, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,742 to £28,759
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Catering Supervisor Campus Services & Facilities

Location: Highfield Campus Salary: £25,742 to £28,759 per annum Full Time Permanent Closing Date: Monday 03 June 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2719224TD

The Campus Kitchen is the University of Southampton's in-house catering service. We facilitate a multitude of services across the University to include the provision of food in catered halls, retail catering outlets across all campuses, a delivered catering service and catering for all hospitality requirements across our campuses. Our aim is to deliver a five-star food service, catering for a wide range of needs and requirements and enhancing the experience for staff, students and visitors on campus.

Find out more about the services we offer here.

The role

In the role of Catering Supervisor, you will be working closely with the Assistant Manager; assisting with the management and operational requirements of three cafés and one food court.

You will be leading the team to achieve a high standard of customer service, in a proactive and positive manner; continuously promoting and contributing towards our culture of inclusivity.

The working hours are on a full-time basis. You will need to be flexible in terms of working hours which will include some evenings and weekends as part of the regular working week, rota patterns are on a 5 days out of 7 basis. The role is predominantly based around Highfield Campus but you will be required to travel between campuses to supervise operations as required.

Additional working benefits include a daily lunch allowance, time off over the Easter and Christmas period due to University Closure days, bank holidays and a 36 hour working week.

About you

You will be a highly motivated and proactive individual with a ‘can-do' attitude, capable of multi-tasking and ensuring exceptional attention to detail. Experience in the financial management of a catering business would be beneficial, but it is not essential.

What we can offer you

As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work. We welcome applications from candidates who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment.

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