Food Service Assistant

Tamworth, Staffordshire
£19,264 - £20,043 per annum
09 Jun 2022
26 Jun 2022
Job Type
Catering, Leisure
Contract Type
Full time temporary
Working Pattern
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Food Service Assistant


£19,264 - £20,043 per annum


Site based


37 hours per week

based on a 5-day rota including weekends and evenings subject to theatre programming & events


Temporary contract until October 2022


Prior to the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown, the Assembly Rooms in Tamworth underwent a multi-million-pound project to totally transform the 130-year-old building. The refurbishment gave Tamworth a new modern theatre as well as a new kitchen with state-of-the-art equipment, café and event space for community/corporate hire. We are looking for a Food Service Assistant to join our dynamic team.


This is a flexible role; you may be required to work in the kitchen or as a counter assistant in our café and hospitality event delivery team; and behind the bar during live events. As a member of the catering team, you will contribute to the provision of quality food preparation & service to meet standards in line with agreed procedures and provide a warm welcome to visitors, so that the reputation of the Assembly Rooms catering function is maintained and enhanced.


The site has a great feel and the emphasis is on serving quality, freshly prepared produce, seasonality, sustainability and delivering exceptional service. Candidates will be expected to have experience in food service & hospitality and will have good food knowledge with both the ability to work independently and as part of a team. As we operate within a prestigious site, applicants will need to be well-presented, give excellent customer service and punctuality is a must.


The successful candidate will have:


    Excellent spoken/written English Food preparation experience Hospitality experience A lively & outgoing character Exceptional customer service & engagement skills High standards & be quality driven An understanding of providing first class customer service, setting a personal example at every opportunity

The authority offers an excellent employment package with flexible working, a non-contributory health scheme, Local Government pension scheme and generous holiday entitlement. 


Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, right to work in the UK check and medical clearance.


For an informal discussion about the role please email your contact number to


For further information and to apply please visit


If you have any queries about the recruitment process please contact


Closing date: 26th June 2022


Late applications and/or CVs will not be accepted.  Previous applicants need not apply. Agencies need not apply. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts.





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