Catering Assistant/Barista – Hospitality

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Catering Assistant/Barista – Hospitality
Contract / Temporary

Merseyside TCL 360776

Posted: 18th January 2024 13:16
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  • Pay Rate:

    £11.91 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    40 Monday – Friday, 7am to 4pm

  • This opening assignment is for 15 months

  • Liverpool,

    L3 3AN

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Temporary Catering Assistant/Barista – Hospitality

Reference no:  Merseyside TCL 360776

Pay Rate £11.91 per hour PAYE

Hours per week: 40 Monday – Friday, 7am to 4pm

Role Length: This opening assignment is for 15 months

NB: Police Vacancy - only for candidates with a minimum of 5 years continuous UK address history. Please note that this vacancy is subject to a strict security vetting procedure.

The purpose of the role is to work as part of a team performing a variety of tasks such as: front of house service, preparing coffees for customers on a barista machine, serving quality beverages and food products to all customers and washing up.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for utilising the electronic point of sale (tills), to ensure payments are processed, orders are monitored and served to customers in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Maintain highest levels of cleanliness and hygiene within the kitchen, serving area and eating area.
  • Work as part of a team providing a highly efficient and functional hospitality service.
  • Ensure knowledge of all served food and drinks to provide the customer a full understanding of current menu options.
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties within the overall function of the catering provision.


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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:



  1. Good standard of general education.


Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Experience in a retail or hospitality role is essential. Ideally with experience as a Barista in a coffee shop or work place canteen.
  3. Good communication skills are required as the postholder is expected to communicate clearly and effectively.
  4. Proficient use of electronic tills/cash handling.
  5. Ability to work independently with strong organisational and time management skills.




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Job Ref: Merseyside TCL 360776
Catering Assistant/Barista – Hospitality
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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