Kickstart - Catering Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 01 October 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 15 November 2021
Location: Stoke on Trent, ST64RZ
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000299565

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To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust LIMITED

The position is to help out in the day to day running of our busy Café. The role will include serving on the counter, use of barista coffee machine, handling cash, liaising with the customers, learning about allergens and food hygiene. Duties also include clearing tables, washing up and general daily cleaning of Café, Visitor Centre and kitchen area. The role involves making the customers’ experience the best possible by first class customer service. There will be chance to learn the basic kitchen skills along with basic health and hygiene skills required for this. We also run conferences so there will be the room and refreshments setup. The role will include weekend work either alternate weekends or one day every weekend.

We are happy to train someone into the role, they will need basic English and Maths skills
Ideally with driving licence or ability to travel to and from work independently as weekend work is required.
The applicant needs to work well in a team and under pressure

7 days a week to include weekend working


The person employed will work closely as part of the Catering team to develop their team working and communication skills. A full induction will be given by the Head of HR plus continuous on the job training by the Catering Manager and Assistant Catering Supervisor

In addition, they will also be able to undertake key skills and NVQ training relevant to the department, i.e. customer service, teamwork, business administration, IT etc.

All placements will be under the HR department umbrella and given coaching and assistance with regards to creating CV’s,
assistance in how to apply for roles, prepare for interviews, etc.

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