Birmingham City Council Part Time Jobs – General Assistant

Website Birmingham City Council

General Assistant

Grade 1 £17,842 – £18,562 pro rata

Term Time plus 3 cleaning days

Anderton Primary School – Hours 15 – B12 8BL, Brays School – Hours 12.75 – B26 1NS, Dame Ellen Pinsent – Hours 12.75 – B13 0RW, White House Common Primary School – Hours 22.5 – B75 6BL, Springfield Primary School – Hours 10 – B13 9NY

Cityserve is the Birmingham City Council multi- award winning 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.

The Role

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.

Key Requirements

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

Skills & experience

Desirable:

  • Experience in a similar environment
  • Food Safety Level 2 or working towards
  • High standards and quality driven
  • A ‘can do’ attitude
  • Working times are Monday – Friday term time

Additional information

This post is covered by Part 7 of the immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for this.

You must upload a Supporting Statement via the attachments part of 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.

For informal enquires please contact [email protected]

Ref: BCC465

Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information.

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

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).

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