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Senior Catering Supervisor

Catering Services

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £24,144 to £25,948 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Friday 16 June 2023
Reference:  EHS0034-0523

We’re here to create and harness knowledge, to deliver opportunity for everyone. 

Our Facilities Management values:

  • Put the customer first
  • Be passionate about service
  • Act as one team
  • Demonstrate responsibility and ownership
  • Be confident, receptive, and willing to learn

Does this sound like the right fit for you?

We are looking for a Senior Catering Supervisor, reporting to the Assistant Operations manager, you will be responsible for the team that delivers food and beverage service across campus including internal, external hospitality and events services which runs 7 days a week from 07:00 – 22:00pm. Your team will have key areas of focus ensuring the management of high-quality outlets, university, community and student centric events, hospitality, and graduations.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, you may wish to contact: Nichola Seddon, Catering Operations Manager, at 

Skills and experience for success

In Facilities Management, we hire for attitude and train for skill. We offer a structured training program to support you in delivering excellence and the opportunity for your personal development. As a Senior Catering Supervisor, you will:

  • Have demonstrable experience of supervising multi-site food and beverage operation within the HE or commercial sector.
  • Be experienced in planning and managing resources to meet service delivery objectives.
  • Have experience managing and developing teams.
  • Be self-motivated with a drive for personal learning and development, identifying opportunities for enhancing your own skills and competencies.
  • Have great interpersonal skills, be passionate about customer service and strive for continuous improvement.

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

What we can offer you:

We aim to provide you with a positive work-life balance and have a range of schemes in place to support this.

  • You will receive a minimum of 35 days annual leave per annum, pro rata (inclusive of bank holiday and University closure days)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Discounted membership to our onsite state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities
  • Staff benefits scheme, which provides you with discounts across the high street, supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more
  • A wide range of development programmes to enhance your career
  • Beautiful award-winning on-campus working environment
  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme with our employer contribution of 17.8%
  • Free bus to and from Ormskirk

For more information on Rewards and Benefits, please click here.

About Us  

At Edge Hill University we believe in the life changing opportunities knowledge can create. Since 1885, we’ve been creating access to knowledge for those who may not have had the opportunity to before. 

Today, the effect we have has a far-reaching impact, not just for those who come to study here but for those who work, invest in, and live in our local communities too. So, if you’ve ever wondered if one person can make a difference, simply speak to our alumni, students, and award-winning staff.

Because for us education isn’t about how much you take in. It’s about what you take out into the world. 

Inspiring minds and changing futures since 1885, Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.

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