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CATERING ASSISTANT

Employer
BHASVIC
Location
Brighton, East Sussex
Salary
The actual salary for the full-time, term-time only post is £15,804 per annum
Closing date
2 Dec 2022

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CATERING ASSISTANT 

Required to start ASAP

Permanent, full time or part time, term time only

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and dedicated team member, who is able to work with initiative in a fast moving and demanding environment, within our busy catering team. You will be responsible for hot and cold food preparation, taking both card and cash payments, serving customers, and cleaning within all areas of the kitchen. 

The successful candidate will report to the Catering manager, and work alongside three other Catering Assistants and the Kitchen Porter.

There will be opportunities for you to undertake individual training and development, which is encouraged through the college induction and staff development programmes. 

This is a permanent post, working 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (during term time, September to July), however there is also the option to split this full-time position into two separate part-time roles. 

If you wish to apply for a part-time position, please detail in your application the number of days/hours per week you are interested in working. We would then consider your application alongside other applicants looking for part-time work, to consider if two part-time roles could fit together. 

The start and finish times for the full-time position are 7:00 to 15:00 Monday to Thursday and 7:00 to 14:30 on a Friday, which includes a half hour unpaid lunch break each day.

You will be entitled to 5.6 weeks of holiday pay per year, which is paid in addition to your contracted 39 weeks. 5.2 weeks of holiday pay is included in your salary in twelve equal payments and an additional 0.4 weeks holiday pay will be paid to you in the December payroll each year.

The actual salary for the full-time, term-time only post is £15,804 per annum, which includes 5.2 weeks of holiday pay. This is based on spine point 3 within grade 1 of the support staff pay spine, for which the full-time salary is £18,593 per annum. This will increase annually up to £16,428 (based on a full-time salary of £19,328) subject to satisfactory performance. This salary will be pro-rata based on your FTE for a part-time role. 

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this role please email recruitment@bhasvic.ac.uk. We will then send you the necessary application form and Equality and Diversity Monitoring form for you to complete. (CVs not accepted)

•    You will also need to submit a document stating what skills you would bring to the post based on previous experience. This should be no longer than one side of A4.  Please include your preferred working pattern (full time/part time and number of hours per week.)

We will arrange interviews as we receive applications. Please apply as soon as possible as we will close the advert once a suitable candidate is appointed.

The interview process will include shortlisted applicants being invited in for a paid trial.

For applicants who are invited to interview there will be ample opportunity to learn more about our provision and needs through discussions with staff. 

BHASVIC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Company

We are a successful Sixth Form College, graded as Outstanding by Ofsted in 2012.

About 50% of our students come from Brighton and Hove, but many come from other state and independent schools throughout Sussex. The same variety of backgrounds, cultures and interests that make the Brighton area unique, also makes the College a lively, stimulating place to work.

There are approximately 2500 students on roll, of whom the vast majority (approximately 99%) follow Level 3 courses (mostly AS, A levels or BTECs) with the remainder following ESOL courses. The vast majority of our students are in the 16-19 age range, and following full-time courses. We have a strong local reputation for the academic success of our students and for our focus on individuals’ needs.

We are very proud of the achievements of our students and very much value the individual contribution that each of our staff make to our continuing success.  Our last staff satisfaction survey found that nearly 90% of staff at BHASVIC enjoyed their job. 

The College is within walking distance of Brighton town centre, Brighton train station and is on a main bus route.  Please note that there is limited parking on the College campus and parking permits are allocated according to the distance you have to travel to work.

We offer a good package of employee benefits including:

  • A family friendly approach to help achieve a healthy work/life balance.
  • Membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme for all our teaching staff.
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme for all our support staff.
  • 24 days annual leave entitlement for our support staff which increases to 29 days after 5 years service (plus 8 days bank holiday).
  • Opportunities for training and professional development
  • We support the principles of the ‘Living Wage’
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Canteen and café on site for both staff and students
  • Free tea, coffee and newspapers provided in the staff room

Staff Well Being

  • Free Counselling and Occupational Health Service
  • Discounts at local shops and businesses including gym membership
  • Opportunity to apply for a year out after a qualifying period
  • Family friendly policies

Staff Development Opportunities

  • Induction programme for all staff
  • Specific induction programme for new managers
  • Management development programme available through FE Sussex
  • Free qualification training for staff who qualify.
  • Financial support for staff wishing to study for additional qualifications.
  • A comprehensive staff development programme for all staff.
  • All staff are given the opportunity to discuss their development needs with their line manager at least twice a year.


BHASVIC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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Telephone
01273 552200
Location
205 Dyke Road
Hove
East Sussex
BN3 6EG
United Kingdom
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