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Catering Assistant

Close of applications: 09:00, 3 January 2023

About | Role Profile | Person Specification | Pay & Terms | Zero Hour Contract Guidelines

The Role

This role will be ideal for someone who is really passionate about food and who is keen to learn a new skill in order to deliver it in a way that is appropriate to our student audience. 

Our Catering Assistant role will involve you working flexibly across different areas of our SUSU Food & Beverage food preparation, meaning you will have the opportunity to be cross-trained and develop experience in different areas. We are currently looking specifically for support staff to work across:

  • The Stag’s (bar)
  • The Bridge (café bar)
  • Plant Pot (Vegan café)

You will work alongside our permanent, core staff and other student staff.

We offer flexible working opportunities with hours to suit you and your studies.

Social Enterprise

Our popular outlets are a great way to be busy and meet a variety of people – delivering a friendly and personal service to our many regular customers and ensuring that new customers want to return. Working across The Bridge, The Stags and Plant Pot provides a busy food and drink service environment from food preparation through to serving alcoholic drinks through to till operation and clearing up.

The Union Staff Behaviours

We have defined how we expect all staff to behave at work to live our values:

  • Be personally responsible and lead by example in our work
  • Be inclusive, making sure there is something for everyone in all we do
  • Be ambitious and engaging by pushing the boundaries in what we offer members
  • Encourage students to lead and be responsive to both staff and member ideas
  • Be transparent, open and honest with each other and our members
  • Work together, encouraging and supporting each other to do the best we can

Apply Now

You can easily apply using your CV and covering letter by clicking on 'Apply Now'.

For further information prior to submitting your application, please contact Jack Curtis, Bridge Manager ( or Jordan Stevens, Assistant Venues Manager (


Please note feedback will not be provided if you are not shortlisted for interview.  

SUSU is an equal opportunities employer that values a diverse workforce and we want to reflect the student body that we represent. We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination and will ensure that our recruitment activities are mindful of equality and diversity matters. 


Please note that we do not have vacancies available throughout the year. Once you submit an application, we will keep your details on file for a year, but this does not guarantee that you will receive an interview.