£9.50 per hour + £1.15 holiday pay
Advertising End Date
31 Aug 2022

Role & Department Overview

Lancaster University's Retail team have a number of exciting opportunities to work in the University's bars and food outlets across campus this academic year. They are offering outstanding development opportunities with varied and flexible hours. You will work as and when required based on demand and hours can fluctuate and are not guaranteed.


The Retail Services department oversees the college bars and a variety of University run cafes. These roles will be reporting to one of our unit managers and will work within our existing team of full time members of staff and students

You must have great verbal communication skills, be a capable multi-tasker, thrive under pressure, be a great team player and be committed to delivering the highest standards of customer service.

We are looking for dedicated Kitchen Porters/Prep Chefs to join our teams.

Start Date: 7th September 2022
End Date: 2nd July 2023
Location: On the Lancaster University campus
Typical Hours per Week: 8+. Hours offers can fluctuate, are not guaranteed and based on demand and your own commitments so that the role fits round your availability. 

Job Description

Main responsibilities: 
  • Clean pots and pans as required
  • Ensure daily and weekly cleaning tasks are completed
  • Follow minimum food safety standards as set out in the food safety management system
  • Follow the safe guidelines on chemical handling
  • Assist where necessary with simple food preparation tasks

Person Specification

The successful candidate will show: 
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Necessity to work flexibly for the business needs
  • Team player
  • Work comfortably under pressure
  • Positive and enthusiastic nature
  • Friendly and personable 
Working in this role will help develop the following skills and experience:
  • Flexibility
  • Multi-tasking 
  • Self-motivation 
  • Organisation 
  • Teamwork
  • Time-management 
  • Verbal communication 

You are required to submit a cover letter to support your application. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Please note: Unless specified otherwise in the advert wording, this role is only open to individuals living in the UK.

Under the terms of this work, we endeavour to provide the advertised number of hours however, hours are not guaranteed and that work may cease if there is a fall in demand. 
Adverts that display a closing date should be treated as a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

Help and advice on making applications can be found on the Lancaster University Careers pages. Visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/careers.