Catering Assistant

Salary:                  £26,136 - 26,855 p.a. (depending on experience) plus benefits

Job type:             Permanent

Hours:                 39.25 hours per week

St John’s College, one of the largest Colleges within the University of Cambridge, are seeking to recruit a Catering Assistant to join its busy and exciting Buttery Dining Room team on a permanent basis.

The primary aim of the Catering and Hospitality department is to provide the highest standard of food and customer service that exceeds their expectations. The Buttery Dining Room team are responsible for feeding students, staff members, Fellows and members of the public that visit during lunch and dinner.

This is a fabulous opportunity to be a full part of the dedicated buttery team. The ideal candidate will be passionate about hospitality, beverage and food service and focused on enhancing customer experience.

The College offers a competitive benefits package including membership of a defined contributory pension scheme, 36 days’ annual leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays), access to a ‘cash plan’ healthcare scheme currently provided by Simplyhealth, free lunch (up to a specified monetary limit), free use of an on-site Gym and free parking close to the College site, subject to availability.

For further particulars and an application form, please click links below, email or telephone 01223 338794.

The closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9.00 on Monday 13 May 2024.  Interviews are expected to be held during the week commencing 20th May 2024.

In applying for this role, you will provide personal data which the College will process in accordance with its data protection obligations and its Data Protection Policy. Further information is available on the College website (


Full time
£26,136 - 26,855 p.a. (depending on experience) plus benefits
39.25 hours per week (over seven days, including some weekends)
01223 338794

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