Full Time: 39 hours per week on a flexible shift pattern
Salary: £21,636 per annum, plus salary enhancements for weekend work
Location: Hinkley Point C

Somerset Larder is an award-winning company, using locally sourced food to supply catering services and food-to-go options across the southwest. This is an exciting time to join our business, as we are constantly growing and expanding our reach. As such, we have an excellent opportunity for a General Assistant to join our nightshift team, based at Hinkley Point C.

Due to high growth and demand, we have an exciting opportunity for several General Catering Assistants to join our Catering team on our Hinkley Point C contract, based primarily at Hinkley Campus.  To learn more about our partnership with Hinkley Point C, please click here.

Our campus hospitality operation is comprised of bar, kitchen and restaurant staff.  Our Chef Managers and Front of House Managers ensure each aspect of our hospitality and catering service is consistently delivered to a high standard.  Our Hinkley campus is situated within walking distance from the main HPC site.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

You will assist the Catering Supervisors and Chef Managers in all aspects of food service, including taking payment for food and drinks and cleaning equipment as required.

With an excellent eye for detail and high health and safety standards, you will ensure all food is handled in accordance with the standards set by our Food Safety & Quality management system. Alongside this, you will be responsible for delivering and maintaining excellent stock control skills and carry out and record any checks required on behalf of the Chef Manager or Catering Supervisor.

You will be a polite and enthusiastic individual, with high standards for customer service and a ‘can do’ attitude. There are a variety of shift patterns available, however you will need a degree of flexibility as these range from 5.30am to midnight.

We also love to invest in our staff, so you will receive training from the first week you start, including courses on Food Hygiene level 2, allergens training and fire safety. We’ll also look to develop you and encourage your growth through the business.

Our hourly rate is £10.64, which equates to £21,636 per year.  On top of this, we pay time and a half for hours worked on a Saturday, and time and three quarters for time worked on a Sunday.

Our ideal candidate will have the following essential skills and experience:

  • Previous retail or hospitality experience
  • Enthusiastic team player with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Customer focused
  • Punctual, confident and reliable
  • Excellent communication skills with customers and colleagues
  • Able to commit to a variety of shift patterns
  • Self-motivated and practical
  • Embraces and complies with the Zero Harm culture

How to apply:

Rewards and Benefits

We have a whole host of excellent benefits including a generous pension contribution, 30 days’ holiday (including bank holidays), a free lunch and cycle to work scheme. We also make your mental health and wellbeing a priority by providing free access to an Employee Assistance Helpline. Alongside this, we offer flexible shift options extensive training, and the opportunity to learn new skills, all whilst working in a modern, safe and positive environment.

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 and must be able to evidence 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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