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Catering Assistant

  • Thornaby-on-Tees, TS17 8LL
  • Catering Assistant
  • Permanent
  • Part-time

If you are interested in this position, please apply now.


Catering Assistant


This Catering Assistant role has arisen for one of our exciting sites in Teesside.

We are looking for an enthusiastic person who is passionate about service and prides themselves on delivering the highest standards for this high end Independent Living Home.

The ideal candidate will have good communication and organisational skills and work well as part of a team.


Meadowfield House, Thornaby, Teesside

Summary of Role

Our Catering Assistant is responsible for greeting and serving customers in a professional, warm, friendly and genuine manner. Also responsible for preparing and serving a range of beverages and cafe foods in line with client requirements and Elior UK standards.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

As Catering Assistant for Elior you will be expected to:
•Ensure full area of responsibility is clean, appropriately presented and stocked at all times
•Ensure thorough and up to date knowledge and understanding of menu and special offers in order to provide relevant information to customers and clients
•Be responsible for smooth operation of relevant equipment reporting any maintenance issues in line with procedures
•Operate the till point as required throughout service, ensuring correct procedures are used
•Ensure all complaint handling is dealt with professionally and in line with procedures
•Ensure that COSHH, Food Safety and Health & Safety regulations are adhered to and any incidents are reported in line with procedures
•Maintain client and Elior UK confidentiality and security at all times


•Warm, friendly and genuine with excellent all round communication skills
•Adaptable, whilst able to conform strictly to Elior UK procedures and operating procedures and rules
•Ability to establish strong relationships with colleagues and customers and maintain professional image at all times
•Methodical, thorough with persistence to see a job through to conclusion


£8.21 per hour

As well as an enjoyable place to work, Elior offer a comprehensive benefits package including access to offers, promotions and discounts to retail and leisure providers.

Closing date


Here at Elior UK we have lots of opportunity for progression and personal development within our business and work with a diverse range of clients.

Elior is a multi-award winning global player in the contract catering sector,
with operations in over 16 countries, over 120,000 employees and 25,000 points of sale. We are one of the largest contract caterers in the industry with our Group headquarters in Paris. Here in the UK we have approximately 15,000 colleagues helping us deliver our promise in achieving excellence in everything that makes up the customer experience across 1,600 sites.

Our Caterplus division is one the UK's leading catering services business specialising in the care and retirement living sector. We operate across a spectrum of establishments, including residential care homes, assisted living & extra care, independent living, Jewish and charitable communities.

Join the team and contribute towards making food one of life's real pleasures for the over 55 community in your area.

If you are interested in this position, please apply now.