Job vacancies

Casual Bar Assistant

Department: Catering

Responsible to: Bar Manager

Responsible for: Supporting the Bar Manager in providing an effective and efficient in-term College Bar facility and out of term conference delegate facility that is friendly, sociable and welcoming at all times.

Salary: £6.84 per hour

Person specification: Previous experience in a commercial bar environment. Smart appearance (essential). Good interpersonal skills. Able to keep calm under pressure. Able to handle cash and manage an electronic till. Good standard of numeracy. Basic Food Hygiene qualification.

Other details

  • Uniform provided
  • Car parking (when available)

Application process: Applications should be made on the form provided below, including salary history and reasons for leaving jobs. You should include under 'general comments' examples of relevant tasks in previous roles, showing how you meet the Person specification. Completion of the Equal Opportunities form is optional.

Applications should be submitted to arrive as soon as possible and may be submitted electronically to jobs@kings.cam.ac.uk.

Commis Chef

Department: Catering

Responsible to: Sous Chef

Responsible for: Providing assistance to the Head Chef and Sous Chef in ensuring that the highest possible standard of food preparation and presentation is achieved by the College Catering Department.

Salary: £16,666.75 per annum

Contract type: Permanent, full-time (37.5 hours per week)

Person specification: Previous experience is not essential but is highly desirable and would be advantageous. Working towards, or willing to undertake, NVQ Level 1 (Food Preparation & Cooking). Basic Food Hygiene Certificate. Honest, reliable and hardworking. Good culinary skills. Attentive, enthusiastic and willing to learn from training provided. Ability to work under instruction and in harmony with colleagues. Flexible in attitude and approach to work.

Other details

  • Meals on duty
  • Car parking (when available)
  • Uniform
  • Pension

Application process: Applications should be made on the form provided below, including salary history and reasons for leaving jobs. You should include under 'general comments' examples of relevant tasks in previous roles, showing how you meet the Person specification. Completion of the Equal Opportunities form is optional.

Applications should be submitted to arrive before 12 noon on Monday 8 December 2014 and may be submitted electronically to jobs@kings.cam.ac.uk.

Domestic Assistants (2) part-time, maternity cover

Department: Housekeeping

Responsible to: Senior Housekeeper

Responsible for: To undertake cleaning and conference room preparation duties in the College as allocated by a Domestic Supervisor or the Senior Housekeeper.

Salary: £7,576 per annum

Contract type: Temporary, part-time (20 hours per week), working Mondays to Fridays from 8.30am to 12.30pm

Person specification: Previous household/domestic experience is essential as is knowledge of correct use and application of a range of cleaning products. Ability to understand spoken and written English is essential. NVQ level 1 in Housekeeping is desirable but not essential. Reliable with a methodical and thorough approach. Ability to achieve and maintain a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness in all areas allocated. Willingness to adopt a flexible approach to tasks. Observant and able to report and follow up on any areas of concern. Ability to cope with a varied and demanding workload.

Other details

  • To start January 2015
  • Car parking (when available)
  • Uniform
  • Pension

Application process: Applications should be made on the form provided below, including salary history and reasons for leaving jobs. You should include under 'general comments' examples of relevant tasks in previous roles, showing how you meet the Person specification. Completion of the Equal Opportunities form is optional.

Applications should be submitted to arrive before 12 noon on Monday 8 December 2014 and may be submitted electronically to jobs@kings.cam.ac.uk.

Janitor/Cleaner

Department: Housekeeping

Responsible to: Senior Housekeeper

Responsible for: To carry out general manual and cleaning work around the College, to include moving heavy furniture and driving the College van.

Salary: £15,557.43 per annum

Contract type: Full -time (37.5 hours per week), working Mondays to Fridays from 7.30am to 3.30pm with 30 minutes for lunch.

Person specification: Good all round practical skills. Able to achieve and maintain a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness. Flexible, yet well organised in approach to work. Able to prioritise workload and work on own initiative with minimal supervision. Reliable with a methodical and thorough approach to work. Observant and able to report and follow up on any areas of concern. Able to cope with a varied and demanding workload. Good organisational skills. Tact and discretion. Able to work with and cover for other members of the staff team during periods of absence. Knowledge of Health & Safety guidelines. Full driving licence. Experience of an educational establishment or campus environment would be an advantage but is not essential.

Other details

  • To start January 2015
  • Car parking (when available)
  • Lunch provided
  • Uniform
  • Pension
  • Some weekend work may be required on occasion.

Application process: Applications should be made on the form provided below, including salary history and reasons for leaving jobs. You should include under 'general comments' examples of relevant tasks in previous roles, showing how you meet the Person specification. Completion of the Equal Opportunities form is optional.

Applications should be submitted to arrive before 12 noon on Monday 8 December 2014 and may be submitted electronically to jobs@kings.cam.ac.uk.

Obituarist's Assistant (part-time)

Department: Vice Provost/Development Office

Responsible to: Vice Provost and the Director of Development

Responsible for: Carrying out research and analysis to provide a source of expertise on financial and personal data to support the Obituarist in the writing of obituaries for inclusion in the Annual Report of the College.

Salary: £9,534.83 per annum

Contract type: Permanent, part-time (14 hours per week, days and times to be agreed)

Person specification: Previous experience of a research based role would be desirable but is not essential. Good office skills (keyboard and database), including familiarity with Word, Excel and the use of email and the internet. Research and analysis skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Good organisational skills. Tact and discretion.

Other details

  • Car parking (when available)
  • Meals on duty
  • Pension

Application process: Applications should be made on the form provided below, including salary history and reasons for leaving jobs. You should include under 'general comments' examples of relevant tasks in previous roles, showing how you meet the Person specification. Completion of the Equal Opportunities form is optional.

Applications should be submitted to arrive before 12 noon on Tuesday 9 December 2014 and may be submitted electronically to jobs@kings.cam.ac.uk.

Domestic Assistant (part-time)

Department: Housekeeping

Responsible to: Senior Housekeeper

Responsible for: To undertake cleaning and conference room preparation duties in the College as allocated by a Domestic Supervisor or the Senior Housekeeper.

Salary: £7,576 per annum

Contract type: Permanent, part-time (20 hours per week), working Mondays to Fridays from 8.30am to 12.30pm

Person specification: Previous household/domestic experience is essential as is knowledge of correct use and application of a range of cleaning products. Ability to understand spoken and written English is essential. NVQ level 1 in Housekeeping is desirable but not essential. Reliable with a methodical and thorough approach. Ability to achieve and maintain a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness in all areas allocated. Willingness to adopt a flexible approach to tasks. Observant and able to report and follow up on any areas of concern. Ability to cope with a varied and demanding workload.

Other details

  • Car parking (when available)
  • Uniform
  • Pension

Application process: Applications should be made on the form provided below, including salary history and reasons for leaving jobs. You should include under 'general comments' examples of relevant tasks in previous roles, showing how you meet the Person specification. Completion of the Equal Opportunities form is optional.

Applications should be submitted to arrive before 12 noon on Wednesday 10 December 2014 and may be submitted electronically to jobs@kings.cam.ac.uk.