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Catering Assistant

POSTED ON 09 Jan 2024
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We are looking for both full-time and part-time Catering Assistants to join our vibrant team at our flagship Activity Centre, Condover Hall which is based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. This is a seasonal vacancy from January to November 2024 with the option to return for the 2025 season.

What will I be doing?

As a Catering Assistant you will work to support the chefs and kitchen team in our busy onsite canteen.  Some of your duties will include:

  • Serving meals to both our guests and staff
  • Keeping the kitchen and restaurant area clean, including cleaning trays, changing bins sweeping and mopping the floor
  • Basic food preparation e.g., setting up cereals, salad bar and drinks
  • Ensuring health and safety and cleanliness regulations are met
  • Assist with unpacking of deliveries
  • Ensuring food is stored correctly and rotated in accordance with HACCP regulations
  • Decorating the restaurant area for themed nights
  • Being aware of the daily menu and different dietary requirements
  • At particularly busy times, you may be asked to support in other departments such as Housekeeping
  • Greeting guests in the Canteen

What we’re looking for:

  • An interest in the catering and/ or hospitality industries
  • A team player
  • Enjoys working in a sociable and fast-paced working environment
  • Hard-working with a genuine desire to make our guests happy
  • Shows initiative and happy to try new things
  • Previous experience working in a kitchen, restaurant or food-based environment is desirable but not essential.


Our motto at JCA is ‘teamwork makes the dream work!’ We are looking for positive, can-do individuals who share our teamwork ethos – Our job adverts will give you a good flavour for each job role but other duties within the scope of each role may be required.

The extra bits…

  • This role is paid at £10.60 per hour increasing to £11.55 per hour in April
  • Free meals included!
  • The role is to be based at JCA’s flagship activity centre, Condover Hall, Shrewsbury
  • This role is seasonal from January 2024 – November 2024
  • Full-time and part-time contracts available
  • The role will involve working weekends
  • Early & late shifts (6.45am – 2.45pm/11.45am – 7.45pm)
  • Full training will be provided including Health and Safety, Safeguarding & Level 2 Food Hygeine
  • Employee discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Accommodation is not available so you will need your own transport to travel to Condover Hall due to the location
  • Role progression and the chance to return for the next season
  • Further seasonal opportunities in the UK and abroad with our sister brands, Travelbound and Skibound
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Now until November 2024 (with option to return in 2025)


Part time


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£10.60 per hour increasing to £11.55 per hour in April

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