Catering Assistant 2022

with JCA

newspaper Activity Instructor Catering
locationUnited Kingdom, Condover, Shrewsbury
start dateFebruary 2022
salary £10 per hour
training providedTraining provided

To help grow our reputation as a leading provider of high quality residential activity holidays, at JCA we recognise that our centre staff and instructors are among the most vital parts of our business. As an activity instructor you have daily contact with our guests and it is your dedication and enthusiasm that enable us to deliver such outstanding customer service.

Working as part of a close-knit centre team, you will quickly establish solid friendships, develop many new skills, and boost your future career potential in the outdoor adventure industry. We would love to hear from you no matter whether you are on a gap year before university, or recently left education and are looking to forge a new career as an activity instructor. Many of our instructors stay for more than one season and being part of the Travelopia group, there are plenty of opportunities to move between business as your career with us takes off.

Catering Assistant 2022

typical day A Typical Day in the Job

What will I be doing?

As a Catering Assistant you will work to support the chefs and kitchen team in our busy onsite canteen. Some of your duties will include:

• Serving meals to both our guests and staff

• Keeping the kitchen and restaurant area clean, including cleaning trays, changing bins sweeping and mopping the floor

• Basic food preparation e.g., setting up cereals, salad bar and drinks

• Ensuring health and safety and cleanliness regulations are met

• Assist with unpacking of deliveries

• Ensuring food is stored correctly and rotated in accordance with HACCP regulations

• Decorating the restaurant area for themed nights

• Being aware of the daily menu and different dietary requirements

• At particularly busy times, you may be asked to support in other departments such as Housekeeping.

ideal candidate Who are we looking for?

What we’re looking for:
• An interest in the catering and/ or hospitality industries
• A team player
• Enjoys working in a sociable and fast-paced working environment
• Hard-working with a genuine desire to make our guests happy
• Shows initiative and happy to try new things
• Previous experience working in a kitchen, restaurant or food-based environment is desirable but not essential.

Our motto at JCA is ‘teamwork makes the dream work!’ We are looking for positive, can-do individuals who share our teamwork ethos – Our job adverts will give you a good flavour for each job role but other duties within the scope of each role may be required.
The extra bits…
• Permanent position - hours are annualised across a year with 12 equal payments (40 hours a week or 30 hours a week)
• Seasonal position from February 2022 to November 2022, rolling contract if you'd like to return year after year!
• 2 weeks off at Christmas! With an additional 15 days leave to take over the year
• The role is to be based at JCA’s flagship activity centre, Condover Hall, Shrewsbury
• A local, daily mini-bus service is available for pick-ups and drop-offs between Shrewsbury Train Station and Condover Hall
• Live-in accommodation and meals can be provided if you don’t live locally!
• £10 per hour
• The role will involve working occasional weekends
• Full training will be provided including Health and safety, safeguarding and Covid measures
• Role progression and the chance to return for the next season
• Further seasonal opportunities in the UK and abroad with our sister brands, Travelbound and JCA

our offer What we can offer you

On-site parking
Free uniform
Free DBS
Staff events


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