• Employment Type: Permanent
  • Salaried Working Pattern: Full-time 5 Days Out of 7
  • Contract Type.: Part-Time

Company Description

South West Larder: Togetherness, Nurture, Pride, Planet

Part Time: 20 hours per week

Salary: £13.47 per hour

Location: Sedgemoor and Hinkley Campuses

Want to work for a company where Togetherness, Nurture, Pride and Planet are at the heart of everything they do? Then look no further, Somerset Larder produces fresh food and meals to go using locally sourced ingredients from all over the west country. Our philosophy is to nourish the community with amazing produce, to employ local people and to train apprentices for future careers in the catering and hospitality sector.

At Somerset Larder, our Values have been set by our staff. Our Values exist for the good of our working lives and company performance. Our Values are:

  • Togetherness – “Be a tractor not a trailer.”
  • Nurture – “You grow, I grow, we grow.”
  • Pride – “We can and we will”
  • Planet – “We’re part of a bigger picture”

Job Description

To provide a welcoming and friendly customer experience within the campus, delivering excellent customer and food service. To ensure the restaurant is clean/hygienic, restocked, and customers are advised of the products available (e.g. meals, snacks, restaurant open times and allergens etc.)

Working across both Hinkley and Sedgemoor Campus you will assist with front of house and back of house duties:

  • Greet customers at the Campuses as part of the front of house team, serving customers with food and drink choices and resolving queries relating to products (including allergens and dietary needs).
  • Deliver excellent customer service to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction and ‘Pride’ “we can and we will” customer experience.
  • Assist in a wide range of preparation, cooking and serving of food.
  • Serve meals, snacks and drinks including taking payments at tills using cards and cash, resolving and clarifying purchase choices and special offers.
  • Resolve initial customer queries (or refer to a supervisor/manager for more complex concerns).
  • Clean all equipment, crockery and cutlery as required.
  • Support, operate and provide service in areas including but not limited to: the Serveries, the Deli/Retail, Hospitality orders, Functions/Events, Coffee Shops, Bars.
  • Ensure all food is handled in accordance with the standards specified in the Food Safety & Quality Management System and regulatory requirements.
  • Carry out and record any food safety and stock checks specified by the Unit Manager or Assistant Manager, or Supervisors.
  • Take delivery of stock including food/provision, checking and accounting for such items.
  • Act as Banksman, and other such job specific operations as required
  • Receive deliveries and check supplier invoices in accordance with the company systems/procedures.
  • Ensure all waste is removed promptly and placed in the correct waste containers in accordance with site waste management plan.
  • Ensure all raw materials and packaging materials are stored in the correct areas of the site.
  • Carry out tasks in the most efficient manner, taking into account any production or allergen constraints, to meet customer orders.
  • Participate as a HACCP Team member if required 
  • Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with the relevant H&S legislation and Codes of Practice.
  • Ensure all production and quality records are completed accurately and on time.
  • Ensure all traceability requirements are fully complied with.
  • Where relevant, to carry out activities required by the accredited FSQMS.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development and training that may include off-site and occasionally overnight travel.
  • Carry out tasks as requested by your supervisor/manager.
  • Embrace and actively participate in the Zero Harm culture.

Our Ideal candidate will have the following characteristics in line with our values


  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • A flexible approach to working hours
  • Be supportive of colleagues


  • Keen to learn on the job
  • Hold Food Safety Level 2 (or be able to achieve on appointment)


  • Be honest and trustworthy
  • Able to work independently
  • Have a can-do approach


  • Hygienic approach and manner
  • Committed to zero harm and sustainable practices


  • Full, UK driving licence and have at least 12 months driving experience and no more than 6 points. (Desirable)
  • Level 2 Food Safety Qualification (Desirable)
  • Level 2 H & S Qualification (Desirable)
  • First Aid Certificate (Desirable)

Additional Information

South West Larder offers a generous benefits package which includes:

  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 30 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Christmas Shutdown
  • Flexible shift options
  • Ongoing Learning, Development & Training
  • Access to Occupational Health
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Pension Scheme (5% matched)
  • Free Meal on Shift
  • Extra Hour pay per day for using the HPC bus service

Successful applicants will be required to provide a three-year employment history and five-year address history in order to work on Hinkley Point C. They must be able to provide in date photographic ID and their right to work in the UK so that security clearance can be obtained as these roles are based on a nuclear regulated site.

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