General Assistant

General Assistant 

Number of openings x3 

£20258- £20812 Pro rata 

Consultation grade – subject to formal evaluation under the Pay Equity Review

Term time

Worlds End Junior Primary  1x 12.5 Hours Per week

Bournville Village Primary 1x 10 Hours Per Week

Welsh House Farm School 1x 12.5 Hours Per Week 

Cityserve is the Birmingham City Council multi- award winning catering service for school meals providing fresh and nutritious food for school kitchen across the UK, healthy eating is a continuous theme throughout all of our menus and we are committed to the wellbeing of pupils. This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys working in a busy environment, delivers excellent customer service and is able motivate and support team members.

The Role

As a General Assistant, your responsibilities will include:

 • Assist in the preparation and cooking meals for pupils

 • Assisting with all aspects of the service

 • Assist keeping the kitchen clean & tidy, washing up sweeping and mopping

 • To assist with setting up of dining room, putting out furniture

 • Willing to attend training sessions classroom and online 

• To be aware of the pupils needs, dietary and allergen requirements 

You will work collaboratively with managers and supervisors to ensure the first-class delivery of food in schools kitchens both in and outside of performance times.

Key Requirements

About You; Essential:

 • Good people skills

• Passion about food and customer service

 • Great team player

 • Good verbal and written communication skills

• Food Safety Level 2 

Skills & experience 


• Experience in a similar environment

 • Food Safety Level 2 or working towards 

• High standards and quality drive

 • A ‘can do’ attitude 

• Working times are Monday – Friday term time

Additional information

This post is covered by Part 7 of the immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role

Closing date 22nd  October 2023 at 23.59  

Ref: BCC1644

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken

Proof of Right to work in the UK will be required for all applicants in accordance with UK Home Office requirements, before any employment offer can be confirmed.

Non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) would be required to hold a relevant Visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) apply for a visa.

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