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Catering Assistant - Costa Coffee

Catering Division (NH)

Location:  University Park
Salary:  £20,761 to £21,197 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Open until filled
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  NHE105X2

Catering Division (NH)

The University of Nottingham has been providing an outstanding student experience for over 140 years and is a leading university of worldwide significance with established campuses in UK, China and Malaysia. Our award-winning Nottingham campus is only 15 minutes by bus or tram to our vibrant city centre. 

Your role as a Catering Assistant: 

We are looking for enthusiastic, reliable, and hardworking people, who have a keen eye for detail and excellent customer service skills who will take pride in their work and who enjoy working in fast paced Catering Environments. 

Based within a busy Coffee Shop/Cafe on University Campus the main duties for the role will include serving a wide range food and beverages, food preparation, using the till, clearing tables and general cleaning within a busy unit, providing excellent customer service at all times. 

Experience of working in a similar fast paced food service environment is essential for this role.

Available Post/s:

Multiple Posts - Hours of work are 14 per week worked between 7am and 10pm, 2 days out of 7 to be arranged mainly Saturday/Sunday, (working a range of shifts including breakfast, lunch and evening meals) for 39 weeks of the year. Flexibility will be required. 

What’s in it for you? 

  • Excellent holiday allowance of 26 days (pro-rata, on average 14 days), plus university 

closure days and bank holidays 

  • Ongoing support to develop your skills and gain industry recognised qualifications.
  • Personal and Career development support and opportunities for career progression.
  • Employee Assistance Programme/Counselling Service- 24/7 support. 
  • Supplier discounts, travel, and reward schemes.
  • Staff Networks, wellbeing events and state of the art fitness facilities. 
  • Permanent post for 52 weeks of the year plus the tools you need to do a great job.
  • Uniform provided

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Informal enquiries may be addressed to Loizos Kalopsidiotis, email Please note that applications sent directly to these email addresses will not be accepted.  

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Further details:

Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

Please note that applicants for this post will be considered on an equal basis, subject to the relevant permission to work in the UK as defined by the requirements set out by UK Visas & Immigration.  Please visit: for more information.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependents accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.



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