Food Service Assistant at The Shire Hall Café – Dorchester

Job Vacancy available at The Shire Hall Café 

Post Title: Food Service Assistant

There is the opportunity to have an hourly paid casual Supervisor contract in addition to this role to cover absences and holidays.

Post Reference: CAT27

Hours: 37 Hours per week- Monday – Sunday with flexibility to meet business needs

Salary: £15,064.92 per annum, which is National Living Wage with effect from 1st April 2018

The supervisory rate of pay will be £8.70 per hour. The annual leave entitlement of 25 days per annum pro rata will be paid to you at 14.49% of your hours worked and paid separately to you at college holiday times i.e. Christmas, Easter and Summer

Job Purpose: As a member of the catering team you will contribute to the provision of high quality preparation and service to meet standards, providing a warm friendly welcome to all customers, enhancing the reputation of Shire Hall and Kingston Maurward.

Vision: We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic person who are naturally outgoing to work within our Catering team. You will prepare and deliver food and drinks to the customers of the Shire Hall, you will be involved in providing high quality service to customers and will have the opportunity to assist in the development of an exciting new venture. Kingston Maurward College will manage the operational duties of the café within the Shire hall.

Status: Permanent

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jeremy Start 01305 215054 during normal working hours


CAT27 Job Description – Food Service Assistant supervisor

The Closing Date for Applications: Friday 21st September at 9:00am

Proposed Interview Dates: Friday 28th September 2018

To Apply:

Please return the completed Application Form by email to or by post to: HR Department, Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8PY.

Applicants for this position must complete a college employment application form. CVs will not be accepted.

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You will be asked to provide evidence of all the qualifications listed on your application form at interview.

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Kingston Maurward College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The College welcomes applications from people with a disability and will offer interviews to all those who are able to reasonably fulfil the criteria outlined in this Job Description. If applicants with a disability shortlisted for interview require any assistance in attending please contact the College’s Human Resources Manager in order that alternative arrangements are made.

Kingston Maurward College reserves the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

Following receipt of completed application forms, if you have not heard from the College within 2 weeks of the closing date regrettably you will not have been short listed on this occasion. All short listed applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date or no later than 3 days prior to the interview date (where an interview date is specified).

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