Catering Assistant

Catering Assistant – 22.5 hours per week, between the hours of 9.30am to 2.30pm Monday to Friday, term time only (39 weeks). Grade A – Step 1 - Full Time Equivalent Salary £18,333, Actual Salary £9,536.04.

Do you need working hours to fit around your family? Are you hard working? Are you a happy positive person who would love to work with a like minded team?

We are looking for someone to join our team at Deer Park Secondary School in our busy, fast paced kitchen.  Working under the direction of the Catering Manager to help prepare, cook and serve food and drink to students and staff. In addition, you will be required to prepare and dismantle eating areas and carry out cleaning duties whilst maintaining high quality standards of health, hygiene and safety.  The successful candidate will ideally have the Level 2 Food Hygiene certificate, although training is available if necessary.  

Applicants successfully shortlisted will be expected to complete a working interview as part of the interview process.

Benefits of working for our trust include:

Enrolment in one of the UK’s Largest public sector pension schemes

A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice

A tax efficient IT Leasing scheme through salary sacrifice

Friendly and sociable colleagues

Staff membership rates to our modern Leisure Centre at Wildern School

Good transport links

Free on-site car park

Applications should be on Wildern Academy Trust application forms, our application form does differ from the standard Hampshire County Council form and individual CV’s will not be accepted. If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher.  Wildern Academy Trust application forms can be downloaded from our website https://www.wildern.org/joining-us/sv/catering/ where you can also find further details about the school, its facilities and benefits for staff.

Completed application forms should be e-mailed to hr@wildern.org or sent by post for the attention of Mrs P Weston, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing date.  Closing Date: Midday Friday 6th January 2023

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.