General Kitchen Assistant x 2

Salary:                £25,437 per annum plus benefits

Job type:            Permanent

Hours:                39.25 hours per week (over seven days, including some weekends)

St John’s College, one of the largest Colleges within the University of Cambridge, is looking to appoint two General Catering Assistants to join its busy and dynamic Catering and Hospitality Department.

The successful candidates will be responsible to the Executive Chef and will play an integral part in maintaining a hygienically clean and safe environment for staff to work in, including washing up all catering related equipment.

The College is very well respected within the hospitality industry and has a high reputation for its food and service, which we are always looking to improve upon.  All staff are fully trained in allergy awareness, and the College is a member of the Sustainable Restaurants Association and TUCO.

Experience of working in a busy commercial kitchen is welcome, as is allergy awareness, COSHH training and a Basic Food Hygiene certificate, however full training will be provided.

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 Simply health, free lunch (up to a specified monetary limit), free use of an on-site Gym and free parking close to the College site.

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

We will be interviewing candidates as applications come through and we therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we find a suitable candidate.

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
£25,437 per annum plus benefits
39.25 hours per week (over seven days, including some weekends)
01223 338794