Due to the continued growth of our business, we are looking for a General Catering Assistant to join our team at our onsite catering outlet at a manufacturer in Wellington, Somerset.

Part-time (20 hours per week)

£9.50 per hour

South West Larder offers a generous benefits package which includes:

  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Ongoing Learning, Development & Training
  • Access to Occupational Health
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Pension Scheme (5% matched)

Somerset Larder are proud to have supported our clients, remaining fully operational despite the recent challenges for the catering and hospitality sector, thus creating a stable and safe environment for our workforce.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join a growing business. The successful candidate will ideally have previous experience in a catering environment and will be able undertake a range of duties which will include:


  1. To assist Chefs and Front of House Manager in the preparation and cooking of food as and when required
  2. To serve meals, snacks and drinks including taking payments and upselling
  3. To engage with customers for new product ideas and dietary requirements
  4. To clean all equipment, crockery and cutlery as required.
  5. To support, operate and provide service in areas including but not limited to: Serveries, Retail, Hospitality, Events, Coffee Shops and tables.
  6. To ensure all food and beverages are handled in accordance with the standards specified in the Food Safety & Quality Management System
  7. To carry out and record any checks specified by managers.
  8. To carry out tasks in the most efficient manner, taking into account any production or allergen constraints, to meet customer orders.
  9. To ensure all raw materials and packaging materials are stored in the correct areas.
  10. To ensure all production and quality records are completed accurately and on time.
  11. To ensure all traceability requirements are fully complied with.
  12. Where relevant, carry out activities required by the accredited FSQMS.
  13. To carry out projects or other tasks as requested by management.

Health, Safety, Environmental and Service

  1. To provide excellent service to customers
  2. To ensure all waste is removed promptly and placed in the correct waste containers in accordance with waste management plan.
  3. To ensure all work is carried out in accordance to the relevant H&S legislation and Codes of Practice.
  4. To embrace and actively participate in the Zero Harm culture.


  1. To participate in the appraisal scheme.
  2. To display the company values of Togetherness, Nurture Pride and Planet and encourage others to demonstrate the values.

Desirable Qualifications

  • English & Maths Level 2 GSCE, Functional Skills or equivalent
  • Food Safety Level 2 Qualification
  • COSHH Training

Desired Skills

  • Customer Service skills
  • Excellent communication, verbal and written
  • Enthusiastic

Personal Qualities

  • Kind and respectful
  • Team working approach
  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Punctual and reliable
  • “Can do” approach
  • Committed to zero harm and sustainable practices

How to apply

Please send your CV stating which position you are applying for to:  recruitment@somersetlarder.co.uk 

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