General Assistant

Little Sutton Primary School, Worcester Lane, Sutton Coldfield B75 5NL
£17,842 - £18,562
07 Jun 2021
21 Jun 2021
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Working 10 hours per week – Times 12:00pm - 14:00pm TBC


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 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 be to assist in the basic preparation of food and refreshments, which may include some cooking and cleaning of the kitchen/dining rooms and kitchen equipment.


Your duties will include the preparation of dining rooms including the erection and dismantling of dining room furniture where necessary.

Must hold a level 2 food safety certificate.


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


  • Experience in a similar environment
  • Supervisory experience and knowledge of catering practices
  • Food Safety Level 2 or working towards
  • High standards and quality driven
  • A ‘can do’ attitude

Essential - Food Safety & Hygiene Level II

Essential - Allergen Knowledge, Training & Certificate

Essential Experience in Commercial catering - Ideally in education sector

For informal enquires please contact Stuart Gaunt, Commercial Field Chef on 07494 990213 or email:

Ref: BCC002123

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


Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants.  All non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must have an approved visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen or their family members, already living in the UK by 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead.


An ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence using the English Language as required by Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016

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General Assistant JDPS.doc

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