Catering Assistant - Stechford Cascades

16 Sep 2017
29 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Birmingham City Leisure Trust is committed to providing a safe, warm, clean, friendly, fun environment for the local community at an affordable cost. Honesty, integrity and a positive, can-do attitude are key to helping us deliver this mission and are values we expect from each individual.

This site currently boasts 3 pools including a 25mtr pool, 60 station gym, free weights area plus workout studios. Early into 2018 we will move into our brand new 8 million pound leisure centre, with 2 pools, state of the art 100 station gym, work out studio and 4 court sports hall. Our committed staff are passionate about supporting our customers to achieve their fitness and lifestyle goals.

We are looking to recruit a Catering Assistant on a casual contract, as and when required to work at Stechford Cascades, Station Rd, Birmingham, B33 8QN.

Salary: £8.25 per hour.

Job Purpose

To prepare and present food and beverages to the standard required whilst maintaining costs, safety and hygiene standards.

Main Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Assist in planning special menus for functions/special events.

Assist with ordering, receipt and control of all good stock.
Control food costs to maintain profit levels, portion control, minimising wastage.
Prepare, cook and present all food and beverages served to the required standard.
Comply with food hygiene regulations, maintaining high standards of personal hygiene and ensuring similar of those responsible to you
Implement safety requirements as laid down in the Health and Safety legislation
Assist in the training of new staff and General Assistants.
To operate the till including reconciliation whilst complying with financial procedures
To ensure that vending machines and displays are kept well stocked
Carry out such other associated duties as may arise, develop or be assigned.


  • The duties of the job involve evenings, weekends and flexibility of operating

Working locations can be changed, with due notice, to satisfy the requirements of the service.
Must wear designated uniform provided whilst on duty

Desirable Skills for the role;

  • Previous experience of working in a Leisure centre/Catering role.

Excellent product knowledge/experience.
Good customer care skills.
Good communication skills.
The ability to deal with customers of all age groups and levels of ability.
CIMSPA advantageous however not essential

If you have the essential skills, experience and qualifications to fulfil this role, please apply now and upload a copy of your CV in a word or PDF format.

On occasion we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. Serco is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Serco Recruitment Team on 0345 010 4000 as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application should the closing date of the advertisement be brought forward.

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