Catering Assistant

DN Colleges Group are recruiting a Catering Assistant to work part time, based at Doncaster College.

As part of the catering team, the role involves preparing food, snacks, and drinks while maintaining high standards of cleanliness and food hygiene in the kitchen and eating areas. Ensuring excellent customer service, being visible during service periods, and possessing a good knowledge of food items are essential.

Additionally, the position requires flexibility in working hours, collaboration within the Estates and Facilities Department, and proactive participation in training and development to uphold the College's mission statement and contribute to departmental reports.

The incumbent is expected to report customer requests promptly, work positively within the team, and support students on placement. Overall, the role involves multifaceted responsibilities, from meeting customer expectations to contributing to the department's effective delivery, guided by the Catering Manager and Head of Facilities and Contracts Management.

Working hours (22.5) are on a two week rotation, working term time only which is 36 weeks per calendar year. 

Week 1 - 8:30am - 1:30pm Monday - Friday

Week 2 - 10:30am - 3:30pm Monday - Friday

As part of the recruitment process and in-line with keeping children safe in education we will conduct social media checks on candidates that are shortlisted. 

About us

Here at Doncaster College and University Centre we understand that choosing what to do next can be a huge decision. It’s not just about the course you choose to study, it is about the tutors, the experiences and the friends you meet along the way.

We have over 120 courses at full and part-time, from entry level right up to university level. As well as the vast amount of courses on offer, we ensure all our students get the right support and guidance whether it is through our careers service, our additional learning support, counselling, student finance and many other services all tailored to each individual.

Our exciting and modern campus is in a central location, packed with workspaces designed to industry standard. We work directly with employers allowing you real work experience and industry insight that you will not get from sitting behind a desk.

The benefits

All employees at DN Colleges Group enjoy a generous annual leave allowance, as well as an additional 2 weeks closure over the Christmas period. We encourage all our teams to take regular breaks, no longer than 3 weeks, to enjoy a healthy work life balance.  

DN Colleges Group are committed to Health and Wellbeing of all our employees. We have an increasing number of provisions exclusive to our employees, designed to help you stay at your best or to assist and provide support when you need it. 

  • Health and fitness suite
  • Generous annual leave
  • 2 weeks off at Christmas
  • Electric car scheme
  • Vivup – Employee Wellbeing and Benefits platform 
  • ​Wellness initiatives, onsite during your working week. This could include health visitors, financial advisers, or physio specialists.
  • Onsite fitness classes, at lunchtime or after work in conjunction with our Sports colleagues. 
  • Cycle to Work and Electric car scheme 
  • Free Eye Care Vouchers 
  • Discounted Hair and Beauty services  
  • On site nursery 
  • Online access to Remploy which is our 24/7 confidential mental health and counselling resource.
  • ​In house counselling/safeguarding specialists to assist in Wellbeing 

Lets Teach Programme  
Let’s Teach The LET’s teach programme supports new members of teaching staff in terms of college systems and key teaching and learning areas including new staff lesson visits and postcard peeps. Each new member of staff has an allocated Lead Practitioner who works closely with them throughout the programme.  

Let’s Bloom
The LET’s Bloom Programme aims to connect our experienced and qualified teachers to share best practice and support continued risk-taking as we continue to add depth to our teaching craft. Teachers volunteer on this one year programme, working closely with the Learning Enhancement Team, capturing their experimentation in a journal.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.