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Catering Assistant

Salary: £19,305 per annum (subject to a Cost of Living Review in August 2022)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (exclusive of meal breaks)

Contract Type: Permanent, subject to six months’ probation




Selwyn College wishes to appoint a Catering Assistant to join our busy Catering Department.


Reporting to the College Butler and Hall Supervisors, the successful applicant will carry out a variety of tasks in the Servery, Dining Hall and Fellows High Table and will support the Head of Catering to meet College objectives.


Applicants must be polite, friendly, reliable and well-presented.  Our Catering Department has a 5 Star food hygiene rating and all of our waiting staff must be able to work to a high standard of cleaning and hygiene.  Previous experience of working in a catering environment is desirable, although training will be provided.


The College offers excellent benefits including a generous occupational pension scheme and free meals on duty. Staff are also entitled to free use of the College gym and on-site parking.


Selwyn College is home to students of all backgrounds from the UK and across the world. We are proud of our diversity. We are keen to receive applications from people who may be under-represented in our community.


Job Description

Application Form


How to Apply

Send a completed application form via email to

Closing DateNoon Friday 8 July 2022*

Interview:  Week commencing 11 July 2022

*We reserve the right to call particularly strong candidates for interview before the closing date for applications.