Catering Assistant

Telford, Shropshire
National Minimum Wage
25 Sep 2019
23 Oct 2019
Contract Type

Catering Assistant

Location: Telford, Shrewsbury and Stafford

Hours of Work: Varied & Casual Hours Available

Salary: National Minimum Wage


The working environment:

Our tenants remain at the heart of every ShireLiving development, and we expect all staff to deliver the same standard of exceptional customer service.

ShireLiving is a partnership between The Wrekin Housing Group and care provider Choices Housing. Catering staff will be employees of The Wrekin Housing Group.

ShireLiving is the Group’s premium housing brand offering luxury apartments and facilities for the over 55s age group. Our developments are attractive, modern buildings that allow tenants to live independently in modern apartments, with the convenience of having all the help and support they need on their doorstep and the added benefit of being part of a friendly community, with 24 hour on site support. Our tenants remain at the heart of every ShireLiving development and we expect all staff to deliver the same standard of exceptional customer service by promoting and facilitating active and healthy lifestyles, social engagement and wellbeing whilst also offering access to a quality care provision.

The Role:

Our aim is to provide a range of services on-site that match the needs of residents. These services include catering facilities, which cover the following:

  • Breakfast and lunch service in our attractive, on-site cafes – open to residents, their friends and families, and the local community.
  • Individual catering packages for tenants, with room service where required.
  • Event catering for social activities.

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic individuals in our ShireLiving schemes in Shropshire.

If you have excellent people skills and can work as part of a team then this is a fantastic opportunity for you.

What you will need:

As a Catering Assistant, you will play a leading role in in being the ‘face’ of the ShireLiving. You will require excellent organisational skills and a passion for delivering great customer service. Successful candidates will be expected to engage with our tenants and visitors as well as colleagues and suppliers so excellent communication skills are also a must. The roles require people to be able to adapt to the needs of our customers.

You will be working in a demanding and fast-paced environment, so you must be a conscientious and hard-working individual who is willing to go the extra mile to deliver exceptional service.

Given the environment you will be working in, you must be able to demonstrate effective communication, strong team working, organisational, interpersonal skills and maintaining high levels of confidentiality at all times.

You will be expected to promote a positive, friendly and understanding attitude towards our customers and other colleagues in order to achieve consistency with the high levels of performance, efficiency and quality that is expected of our Employees.


In return, we offer you an interesting, challenging, exciting and rewarding place to work.

Closing date: Monday 7th October

Formal Interview: Monday 14th October

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