Birmingham City Council Part Time Jobs – General Assistant

Website Birmingham City Council

General Assistant
Grade 1 £18,333 – £18,887 pro rata
Fixed Term Contract – Part Time (x2 positions)
Working Hours 15 hours per week – 12.5 hours per week

About Us

Cityserve is a Birmingham City Council catering service for school meals providing fresh and nutritious food for school kitchen across the UK, healthy eating is a continuous theme throughout all of our menus and we are committed to the wellbeing of pupils. This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys working in a busy environment, delivers excellent customer service and is able motivate and support team members.

As a General Assistant, your responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in the preparation and cooking meals for pupils
  • Assisting with all aspects of the service
  • Assist keeping the kitchen clean & tidy, washing up sweeping and mopping
  • To assist with setting up of dining room, putting out furniture
  • Willing to attend training sessions classroom and online
  • To be aware of the pupils needs, dietary and allergen requirements

You will work collaboratively with managers and supervisors to ensure the first-class delivery of food in schools’ kitchens both in and outside of performance times.

About You; Essential:

  • Good people skills
  • Passion about food and customer service
  • Great team player
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Food Safety Level 2

Working times are to be confirmed but will be working Monday – Friday term time to start from September 2023

For informal enquires please contact Ann Ingram -Catering Supervisor, via email on [email protected]

Closing Date: Monday, 31st October 2023 – 12 Noon

Ref: BCC537

We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.

You must upload a Supporting Statement via the miscellaneous attachment on to your application. This is required for shortlisting; you need to describe how your experience and skills fit the essential criteria for the role as specified in the Person Specification. If you do not attach your Supporting Statement, your application will not be considered. Please do not attach CVs as we do not accept them.

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken

Proof of Right to work in the UK will be required for all applicants in accordance with UK Home Office requirements, before any employment offer can be confirmed. Non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may need to apply for a visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council for a skilled worker visa (if the job is eligible).

Job Description and Person Specification



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