Food Services Assistant
Scale 1 - £18,525 per annum pro rata
Hours per week: 18 hours Monday to Sunday ranging from 7.30am – 7pm


Fircroft is a residential college occupying a former Cadbury family home, set in six acres of beautiful grounds in Selly Oak, Birmingham. We were originally founded to provide educational opportunities for some of the most disadvantaged and excluded members of society. One hundred years on from the birth of Fircroft College, its mission of ‘social justice’ is more relevant than ever. Fircroft is a
thriving and ambitious College, our values are embedded throughout the organisation and we are consistently nominated for sector and professional awards as an employer.

We are looking to appoint a Food Services Assistant, the main purpose of this role will be to support our busy kitchen function with the preparation and serving of food, and maintaining the cleanliness and high standards in the dining room, common room and kitchen.

To be considered for this role you must have experience of working in a busy kitchen environment. You must also have a basic food hygiene certificate, a sound understanding of health and safety legislation and excellent customer service skills. It is desirable that you would have a level 2 NVQ or similar level of training and experience of working in an education environment.

The right person will be someone who enjoys working at a fast pace, with a strong work ethic, who has a positive outlook and a ‘can do’ attitude and is a completer / finisher. They will be flexible and adaptable to change and able to work as part of a team, Benefits at Fircroft include free parking, free hot drinks, generous annual leave, generous pension scheme, health cash plan, NUS discount cards, a unique working environment, 6 acres of beautiful grounds and engaged and committed colleagues.

If you meet the criteria above and would like to apply, please e-mail [email protected] your application form.

Closing date for this post is: 4th November 2021
Interviews to take place: the week commencing: 15th November 2021

This College is committed to equality of opportunity, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment.

We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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