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Student Assistants for both our Venues - Portland Coffee Co & Mooch

Catering - Bars

Location:  University Park
Closing Date:  Friday 23 February 2024
Reference:  SU319

Student Worker Recruitment Opportunity

The University of Nottingham Students’ Union are recruiting

Student Assistants for both our Venues - Portland Coffee Co & Mooch

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for students at the University of Nottingham to join our student staff team within both our Venues (Mooch/Portland Coffee Co) as a Student Assistant.  

To be eligible to apply you must be a student at the University of Nottingham for the academic year 2024-2025

Are you reliable, hard-working, and motivated?  Do you have the ability to deliver excellent customer service?  Are you able to use your own initiative and problem solve? Do you have excellent interpersonal skills and are able to work as part of a team?  Then we want YOU to be part of our team.  

This role is heavily customer service orientated.  You will be expected to work to high standards and always observe departmental procedures.  

No previous experience is needed as you will receive full training on the job

How to apply

We will be holding open Interview Days and spaces will be limited.   Spaces will be assigned on a first come, first served basis. Once all time slots have been filled the application window will close.

Time Slots will be available 9:30 to 16:00 on Tuesday 5th March and 11:00 to 18:30 on Thursday 7th March 2024. 

If you would like to register your interest, please complete the online form by copying the URL into your browser: 

Those successful for a place on the interview days will receive an email giving details of the interview time and location week commencing the 26th February 2024.

If you have not received an email, we thank you for your interest but please consider that all time slots have been filled.

Successful candidates will need to provide right to work documents before a contract will be offered. The dates for providing these documents in person will be Wed 20th and Thu 2th March 2024.  Please be aware that we cannot offer a contract unless the correct documents have been provided. Details of the documents required will be sent out with successful emails.


Interview dates:          Tuesday 5th March and Thursday 7th March 2024


Training dates:         You must be available for the in-house training week commencing Monday 29th April 2024. Some training may be available in Portland Coffee Company throughout the Spring vacation. 


Closing Date:              Midnight Friday 23rd February 2024 (or until all interview timeslots are full)


Hourly Rate:  £10.90 per hour plus holiday pay calculated at 12.07%


Our People Offer

When you come to work @UoNSU you bring your skills, experience, talent, commitment and a desire to do a great job.  Our Students’ Union prides itself on being inclusive, working collaboratively and empowering individuals to be the best they can.  In return we want to be an employer where every member of the staff team feels valued, trusted, inspired, and able to grow and to have fun. We welcome people from different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We value diversity, promote equity and challenge discrimination. We are on a journey to increase the diversity of our staff team and we would like to encourage applications from disabled, LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds to better reflect the diverse community we serve.




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