South West Norse - Catering Assistant

  • Location: Whimple Primary School, Exeter, EX5 2TS
  • Salary: £19,760.00 pro rata, equates to £9.50 per hour 
  • Hours: 7.5
  • Shift pattern: Monday to Friday, 12:00 - 13.30, term time only

South West Norse is established in delivering catering, cleaning, and facilities management services to a portfolio of clients in the local region in partnership with Devon County Council, combining local knowledge with service delivery expertise.

As we recognise the importance of building a strong kitchen team to be a key ingredient to our catering success, we currently have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic Catering Assistant join our well-equipped team at Whimple Primary School on a permanent, part-time basis.

The role:

You will be supporting all aspects of the catering service including ensuring completion of the preparation, cooking, presentation and service of our nutritious food and beverage outlets to students and staff while complying with food hygiene, Health and Safety and QA procedures.

This customer facing role will provide you with great exposure to all aspects of the catering environment with lots of opportunities to learn and develop your skills within the industry.

Our successful Candidate:

While we would ideally be seeking an individual that has previous experience within the role, at Norse we can offer full training and support for enthusiastic individuals who are looking to develop within the catering industry with a national company. We will expect you to demonstrate:

  • Previous catering experience or willing to be trained in your new role.
  • Friendly and polite customer service
  • Capable of working to deadlines in a busy environment
  • Working within a team

Our Offer:

  • 20 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Pension Scheme and Sickness Scheme
  • On-site parking
  • A number of local partnerships and discounts

An enhanced DBS check will be required for our successful candidate, payment will be met by the employer. Please click here for details of our DBS policy relating to the recruitment of ex-offenders.

Please read the attached job description and person specification to ensure you meet the criteria for the role before applying.

We are committed to employment practices and behaviours which encourage diversity, promote equality of treatment and eliminate unlawful and or unfair discrimination.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful and will not be progressed to the next stage.