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As per the new government guidelines, students, staff and visitors are please asked to wear face coverings in the college's communal areas.

If you have experience of working in a catering environment and are looking for an exciting new opportunity with regular hours, then we want to hear from you.

An opportunity has arisen for a reliable and motivated person to join the College Cafe Team. The ideal candidate will embrace College values including having a responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Key Facts:

Part time permanent post 20 hours per week term time only (35 weeks per year)

Hours: 10.30am – 2.30pm Monday to Friday

Actual pay: £7,291 per year

Salary: Band B Point 9 (£17,032 per year full time equivalent)
Closing date: 12th December 2021

Why Choose Us

Located next to the breath-taking UNESCO World Heritage site of the Lake District, Kendal College is an FE College that consistently punches above its weight on the national stage. Under the leadership of our Principal, Kelvin Nash, Kendal College is embarking on a series of bold steps to grow the College and remain a top-notch education provider for Cumbria and the North West region. The College recognises the wellbeing of its staff as a priority, as well as ensuring that excellent work is appropriately recognised and that a healthy work-life balance is maintained.

What We offer

  • A College that is committed to developing its staff and providing opportunities for advancement.
  • Collaborative working within our departments and campuses to support our endeavours to work smarter and achieve an effective balance between home and work.
  • A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and develop.
  • A College that promotes and supports flexible working
  • On-site canteens with locally sourced ingredients.
  • A comprehensive Staff awards, rewards, and Wellbeing scheme
  • A Cycle to Work scheme

In addition to that, we are and have consistently invested in providing our students and staff with an outstanding and unrivalled range of modern facilities and resources.

Job Requirements

To work throughout the Hospitality department including catering classes and the training kitchens, as well as the Café ensuring timely distribution of goods whilst maintaining high standards of cleanliness and hygiene. Provide support for learning, functions and events both on and off site. Within the Café, assist with setting up and closing down, serving and ensuring cleanliness and high standards throughout. Work flexibly to meet the needs of the College.

Responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Please see job description for full details.

The Right Candidate will have:

Qualifications – Essential

Food Hygiene Qualification L2

Qualifications – Desirable

  • Qualification in Health & Safety
  • First Aid
  • English and Maths (A-C)

Experience - Essential

Experience of working in a catering environment

Knowledge & Skills - Essential

  • Good Numeracy Skills
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Flexible approach to work to meet changing demands of department
  • Excellent Personal Presentation

Safeguarding Statement:

Kendal College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.