Catering Assistant (bank)

The Cellar Trust is a mental health charity based in Shipley, West Yorkshire. We support individuals who are recovering from mental health problems to move on to more fulfilling and independent lives. We run a range of mental health services as well as operating a range of social enterprises which also act as supportive training environments for our clients, helping them to build their confidence and skills. One of these is a small community Café (approx. 30 covers) which opens 9.30am – 4.30pm Monday – Friday serving a range of home cooked hot and cold food, cakes and drinks.

We are looking for someone with someone to help support our Café on an ad hoc basis to cover staff absences and busy periods. This role is suited to someone with experience of food preparation in a commercial kitchen who has excellent customer service skills, who is great with people and has experience of supporting others to achieve results. Experience of operating a barista coffee machine would also be beneficial. We will also require the successful candidates to undertake an online food hygiene course.

Job Title: Catering Assistant (Bank)
Location: The Cellar Trust, Farfield Road, Shipley, BD18 4QP
Responsible to: Catering Manager
Hours of work: Variable to cover staff absence – offered as 5 hour shifts Monday – Friday between the hours of 9am – 5pm
Salary: £8.21 per hour
Contract: Worker Agreement (no contract of employment). Work will be offered to you on an “ad hoc” basis as and when there is a requirement for work to be done. You are free to accept or decline such offers of work. You are not guaranteed continuous work and we are under no obligation to offer you further or particular periods of work. We will review your status as bank worker every 12 months; if you are still an active bank member you will be asked to confirm if you wish to continue being offered shifts and we will request evidence of updated training where necessary. Informal enquiries: Cathy Tosney (Operations Manager) on 01274 586474 or
Applications to: Lucy Quirk (HR & Governance Administrator):
Closing date: 5pm Friday 29 November 2019 Interview date: TBC

Catering Assistant (bank) Job Description and Person Specification
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