Catering assistant

Location Holloway
Job type: Flexible
Salary: ££13.15
Contact name: lee bland

Job ref: 193610

GLL is looking for Catering Assistant to work at Sobell Leisure Centre. If you have the skills and ambition to join us as a  Catering Assistant, there's never been a more exciting time to join us. This is more than a Catering Assistant job, it's a career.

As a catering assistant you’ll support the café and the team to achieve its full potential, ensuring the café can deliver consistency as well as helping put together creative food ideas for audiences and events. The Sobell Leisure Centre 's delicious menu includes locally produced seasonal food that is rooted in healthy eating values, offering plant-based, vegetarian, gluten and dairy free options.


We’re looking for a catering assistant who is hardworking, excellent customer service and good multi-tasking skills. Prior experience in food industry is desirable with an up-to-date knowledge of food safety.


What you’ll do:


  • Be a friendly and welcoming face to visitors and customers at the facility

  • To undertake the preparation, serving and deliver of fresh food and drinks.

  • Participate in the production and services standards of the café, ensuring high standards of health safety, hygiene and cleanliness.

  • Ensure follow food safety law and ensure it is maintained

  • Comply with GLL and Hub policies

  • To actively contribute to the development of café service

  • To assistant setting up rooms for functions and events

  • To undertake cash handling and card payments.

  • Attend meetings/training and be part of the facility team.


As a leader within the leisure industry we can also offer scope to progress your career, and job variety like nowhere else.


What you need:


  • Work as part of the team to ensure the smooth operation of the facility

  • Provide excellent customer care and have good multi-tasking skills

  • Prior experience in food industry (desirable)

  • Up-to-date level 2 food hygiene & safety (desirable)

  • Follow all Normal & Emergency Operating Procedures as well as adhering to relevant product manuals

  • Fully participate in and engage in the training through centre –based training and on-going assessment on performance


As a charitable social enterprise owned by its staff GLL has a great range of benefits for its employees:


  • A Values driven organisation

  • Learning & development to support career development

  • Good Pension schemes

  • Discounted gym membership for you and your partner.

  • A full time permanent position – Change accordingly

  • Industry leading rates of pay

  • opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we are run plus associated social events

  • Exclusive discounts on our villas in Portugal

  • Exclusive discounts on our Ski chalets in Bulgaria

  • Health assurance

  • Career pathways, professional development are just the start. To ensure you stay at the top of your game, we provide training with practical and theory elements too.

  • Discounts across thousands of retailers (GLL Extras)

  • 25% off Red Letter Days

  • 25% off Buy A Gift

  • 20% off GLL spa experience treatments and associated products.

  • Ride to work scheme

  • Free eye tests and discounted glasses


About GLL:


As the UK’s largest leisure operator and charitable social enterprise, we offer a range of careers for everyone in our local communities. We manage over 400 facilities across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including public sport and leisure centres, elite sporting venues, libraries and children’s centres.

Our people are from the communities we serve and help us make real changes in their local area.

One of our core values is ‘More than a Job’, because working with us opens up a wide range of possibilities and opportunities for you, starting with how you work with us. To make sure we’re having a positive impact on our people, we also offer some flexible and part-time working options so you can make sure your new job works for you. Subject to vacancies, whether you are after a contractual commitment and a regular work schedule or the freedom of flexible hours, you may be able to choose an arrangement that works best for you and play your part in improving the health and wellbeing of your community.


We offer two different types of work arrangements:


  • A permanent employment contract - part time and full time

  • A flexible worker engagement by joining our flexible worker pool


If you are looking for a regular number of hours that you can work, and are flexible to meet the needs of a 7 day a week service, then a full-time or part-time permanent contract might be the right choice for you.

So whether your ambitions lie in sport and leisure, events & catering, health & beauty, corporate support or working with children, you’ll be able to find your ideal new job at GLL.

Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are Investors in People Silver Award employer.

However you choose to work with us, you can be sure that you will be a valued member of our team, working with great colleagues, and making a real difference to people’s lives.

We are an inclusive employer. We seek and welcome diversity in our teams.

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location.