University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Catering Supervisor

United Kingdom

Closing soon

Catering Supervisor Campus Services & Facilities

Location: Highfield Campus Salary: £25,742 to £28,759 per annum Full Time Permanent Closing Date: Monday 03 June 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2719224TD

The Campus Kitchen is the University of Southampton's in-house catering service. We facilitate a multitude of services across the University to include the provision of food in catered halls, retail catering outlets across all campuses, a delivered catering service and catering for all hospitality requirements across our campuses. Our aim is to deliver a five-star food service, catering for a wide range of needs and requirements and enhancing the experience for staff, students and visitors on campus.

Find out more about the services we offer here.

The role

In the role of Catering Supervisor, you will be working closely with the Assistant Manager; assisting with the management and operational requirements of three cafés and one food court.

You will be leading the team to achieve a high standard of customer service, in a proactive and positive manner; continuously promoting and contributing towards our culture of inclusivity.

The working hours are on a full-time basis. You will need to be flexible in terms of working hours which will include some evenings and weekends as part of the regular working week, rota patterns are on a 5 days out of 7 basis. The role is predominantly based around Highfield Campus but you will be required to travel between campuses to supervise operations as required.

Additional working benefits include a daily lunch allowance, time off over the Easter and Christmas period due to University Closure days, bank holidays and a 36 hour working week.

About you

You will be a highly motivated and proactive individual with a ‘can-do' attitude, capable of multi-tasking and ensuring exceptional attention to detail. Experience in the financial management of a catering business would be beneficial, but it is not essential.

What we can offer you

As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work. We welcome applications from candidates who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment.

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  • We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and welcome applicants who support our mission of inclusivity.

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    Job details

    Title

    Catering Supervisor

    Employer

    University of Southampton

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    May 14, 2024

    Application deadline

    June 03, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Business and Economics

    About the employer

    One of the top research universities in the U.K., the University of Southampton is best-known for its innovative learning system. The university is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities. Originating from Hartley Institution in 1862, Southampton got the university status in 1952.
    The University of Southampton offers undergraduate, postgraduate and foundation year courses in various disciplines. The different departments of the university include the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Social Sciences. Apart from the core subjects, Southampton also offers some exclusive areas of study including audiology, acoustical engineering, archaeology, criminology, optoelectronics, and gerontology.

    The university has seven campuses; amongst them, five are in Southampton itself and the other two are in Winchester and Malaysia, respectively. Highfields is the main campus of the University of Southampton. Notably, Southampton is a vibrant city with enormous opportunities. All the seven campuses of the University of Southampton boast of world-class infrastructure. The campuses maintain the most optimized environs for advanced learning. There are hi-tech laboratories, art studios, and libraries on the campuses. The university comprises highly-experienced faculty members who are from the academia as well as respective industries. Further, Southampton maintains collaborations with the leading universities and institutions across the world for student exchange and study-abroad programs.

    The University of Southampton is dedicated to research-oriented education. It has partnered with other universities, government bodies and industries to conduct integrated research and innovation programs. The university is also funded by businesses for commercial research and development. Southampton conducts skill development programs for students catering to the demands of industries. The adaptability and aptitude for evolving technologies are cultivated amongst the students to help them grow as future leaders. Further, the university has a placement cell and maintains tie-ups with industries for the placements of students.

    The University of Southampton features holistic environments for the overall development of the students. Apart from best-in-class academic modules, the university offers ample opportunities to maintain physical fitness and mental well-being. There are sports courts, swimming pools, gymnasiums and cafeterias on the campuses. Further, regular fitness classes, sports meets, cross-disciplinary activities, competitions, cultural events, and fests are organized at the university. The University of Southampton also engages in various social and environmental awareness campaigns. Moreover, students get the opportunity to participate in community development initiatives. The university has the mission to build a better world with innovative minds.

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