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Catering Assistant

  • Duration: Fixed Term to 31st March 2019
  • Reporting to: Catering Manager
  • Hourly rate: £7.38 – 7.83 per hour
  • Working Hours/Pattern: Minimum 4 hours per week on a rota basis spanning 0800-1800 hours. Working hours will primarily be Monday – Friday. However, there is also a requirement to be able to work weekends.
    Location: Calderstones Park, Liverpool L8

This role will work across the catering provision of The Reader Group Enterprises, in our café, ice cream parlour, and events. They will work in a team developing and delivering a range of profitable catering offers that work in harmony with The Reader Group’s ethos and vision and consistently delivers a high level of customer service.

Key Responsibilities

  • To uphold the reputation and values of our organisation when dealing with customers and colleagues.
    • To create and maintain a friendly, vibrant, and supportive atmosphere across the enterprises, whilst ensuring high standards of customer service.
    • To work as a member of wider Reader group team through engaging customers in conversations about The Reader Group’s charitable mission and plan for Calderstones.
    • To comply with our food safety management system and health and safety requirements, including daily HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) diary entries. Training will be provided.
    • To maintain high levels of hygiene and cleanliness in all areas of each enterprise.
    • Preparing and presenting food and drinks to a high standard.

How to apply:

Please do not just send in a CV. Please download the full application form and job description. Please complete the application form and submit to kateharrison@thereader.org.uk.

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Catering Manager

  • Duration: Permanent 
  • Reporting to: Head of Social Enterprise 
  • Salary: £22,000 – £27,000 per annum 
  • Working Hours/Pattern: 35 hours per week on a rota  basis spanning 0700 – 2300 hours, Monday to Sunday
  • Annual Leave: 30 days holiday per year plus bank holidays. 
    Location: Calderstones Park, Liverpool L8

The Reader is looking to recruit a reliable, experienced manager with a strong values fit who will be responsible for leading and developing The Reader’s hospitality offer, as we move towards moving to the newly refurbished Mansion in late Spring 2019. Our current hospitality/catering provision consists of a well-established and popular café in a container in the courtyard, and separate Ice Cream Parlour.

The Catering Manager will work with the Associate Director of Social Enterprise to lead the development of the new Mansion House Café, oversee the development of its offer, work with the Director on ‘look and feel’, and successfully launch the new venture.

The Catering Manager will work with  the Associate Director of Social Enterprise develop and ensure the smooth working of a range of profitable catering offers across the site  in harmony with The Reader’s ethos and vision, creating new and sustainable ways to support The Reader’s charitable activity and generate revenue. The Catering Manager will lead on and ensure all aspects of catering health and safety compliance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Understand The Reader’s plans for Calderstones and the role for hospitality within them
  • Find ways of translating The Reader’s Values into the Catering services provided by the organisation 
  • Great people management skills and the ability to teach and inspire the best customer service

How to apply:

Please do not just send in a CV. Please download the full application form and job description. Please complete the application form and submit to kateharrison@thereader.org.uk.

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