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  • Posted on: 19th Jan 2022
  • Salary: £18,824 per annum
  • REF: REQ05568
  • Closes: 28th February 2022
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Job description
The opportunity has arisen for motivated individuals to join our Essex Food team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a quality, customer focused cleaning service within for our catering department.

Duties of the Role

As part of your position as a Porter, you will be responsible for cleaning and preparation of various areas within the catering department, including washing up crockery, cutlery and cooking equipment as well as maintaining high level of cleaning standard for both back and front of house areas.

You will be working as part of an enthusiastic team. Shifts are based on a rota system with early morning and weekends included.

Skills and qualifications required

You must have the ability to undertake cleaning to a high standard with good communication skills, a positive attitude to delivering good customer service and a flexible approach to work. You will ideally have an understanding of any Health and Safety information and guidance, in order to carry out the safe use of chemical and equipment, however this is not essential as training will be provided.

It is important that you are able to undertake physical aspects of the post, and have a flexible and positive approach to work, with a professional manner.

What we offer

As an employer we offer a range of benefits and a commitment to career development and equal opportunities in an environment that both reflects and creates a rich interaction of people, disciplines and ideas.

  • Uniform provided
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Competitive salaries
  • Training and development
  • Family Friendly policies
  • On campus childcare facilities, for more information visit co.uk
  • Relocation support package for qualifying staff
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Range of optional salary exchange tax benefits (pension and bicycle schemes)

Essex Food – Our mission

Our aim is to deliver a food service standard which reflects and supports the University’s core values of excellence, quality, creativity and diversity across the full range of catering facilities our in-house team provides.

We aim to provide a broad range of high quality, value for money food and hospitality facilities across the university for students, staff and visitors. Our 12 catering outlets are spread across the campus and range from Street food huts on our squares to High Street style eateries and coffee shops.

Our focus is on using local fresh produce, providing value for money and supporting an ethical approach to sustainability and traceability.

We are committed to ensuring that our services meet the needs of our diverse and multicultural community on campus.

Please note that this advert is part of a rolling recruitment campaign. At the time you make your application there may not be a current vacancy.

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