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Job listing closed on 27 Jun 2024
29 May 2024

Academy Catering Supervisor

🇬🇧 Brentford, UK
Full Time
1+ year exp.
£28,000 – £32,000 per year

Job Title: Academy Catering Supervisor

Department: Catering

Reporting: Head of Catering

Location: Training Ground – Jersey Road

Salary: £28,000-£32,000

Brentford FC is a bit different to other Premier League football clubs. We put our fans first, we are a true community club and while we are financially sustainable, we are not afraid to take calculated risks. We take huge pride in our environment and culture within the Club which focuses on development, inclusion and not being afraid to think differently.

Being progressive, humble and respectful while sticking together as one team across the Club guides how we work and the decisions we make each day.

We also firmly believe that a diverse workforce is a better workforce which will help us develop ideas, solve problems and ultimately grow Brentford FC.

We play in a brand-new stadium, 15 minutes from Heathrow in vibrant west London.

We will never forget where we have come from, but we are excited about the future that lies ahead.

Come join us.

Inclusion Statement

Brentford FC is an organisation which values and is passionate about diversity and inclusivity. We welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates, including those from underrepresented groups – such as those from ethnically diverse backgrounds, women, those from the LGBTQ+ community and those with disabilities. Should you require any workplace accommodations (also known as ‘reasonable adjustments’), you will have the opportunity to let us know at appropriate points in the hiring process.

Safeguarding Statement

Brentford FC is committed to equality, the safeguarding and welfare of all children and adults at risk. This responsibility is shared by all staff and volunteers at the club, safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. Staff will be required to undertake regular safeguarding training to enable and reinforce a proactive approach to safeguarding. This role requires the post holder to apply all relevant policies and uphold the club’s commitment to safeguarding vulnerable people to ensure a safe environment for all. This includes the timely reporting of any safeguarding concern to the safeguarding team. We remind those barred from regulated activity that it is an offence to apply for such positions.

Please note that where appropriate for the role, you may be required to complete additional background checks such as Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and this will include any time living or working outside of the UK in the last 10 years. You can find out more about this at

Please also note that a CV application will not be sufficient. Applications will not be considered where the application form has not been completed in full.

If the role you are applying for involves regulated activity and you have been shortlisted for a first stage interview, you will be asked to fill out a Declaration of Offences Form.

The Role of Academy Catering Supervisor

The Academy Catering Supervisor will have some kitchen experience but doesn’t necessarily need to be trained as a chef – ensuring food is prepared to the correct temperature and serving, while taking care of front of house responsibilities. The successful candidate will be pleasant and chatty, with the ability to interact seamlessly with staff, players and their guests.

Main Accountabilities

  • Support the Head Chef to prepare and serve high quality food & beverage
  • Operate and deliver food & beverage service
  • Monitor quality of food, portion control and preparation of dietary provisions
  • Ensure staff meet customer needs and maintain high levels of catering provision
  • Ensure front of house is kept tidy and well stocked with hot drink provision
  • Maintain high levels of record keeping e.g. ordering supplies and monitoring stock levels
  • Maintain a high level of cleanliness in accordance with food hygiene health and safety regulations,
  • Ensure defects and breakdowns are reported correctly
  • Assist the Head Chef with statutory risk assessments and COSHH related to catering functions
  • Take an active role in service improvements
  • Ensure that all contact with players and their representatives complies with the Club’s Safeguarding Policy
  • To ensure that any concerns you observe, or are raised with you in your role, are shared with the Safeguarding Team through appropriate channels

General Club Accountabilities

  • To ensure compliance with all relevant Club policies, including health and safety policies and with specific reference to the data regulations.
  • To ensure compliance with all relevant legal, regulatory, ethical, and social requirements.
  • To ensure compliance with the Club’s Safeguarding Policy and processes.
  • To ensure compliance with the Club’s Code of Conduct.
  • To promote equity, diversity and inclusion at the Club, in line with our EDI strategy
  • To build and maintain good working relationships both internally and externally, maintaining a professional image at all times when representing Brentford FC
  • To keep confidential any information gained regarding the Club and its personnel.
  • To maintain a flexible approach to work at all times.
  • Any other relevant tasks and duties as directed by your line manager

Key Internal Relationships

  • Head Chef
  • Catering Team
  • Academy Staff
  • Academy Players

Person Specification - Essential Personal Characteristics

  • Be prepared to work both independently at times and as part of a team to deliver a high-quality service
  • Be prepared to motivate and lead a small team of staff from time to time
  • Be able to establish and maintain good professional relationships with all staff and visitors
  • Always maintain a positive and proactive attitude
  • Able to work flexibly to meet deadlines and respond to unplanned situations
  • Able to communicate effectively with people of all ages and levels

Closing date for applications: Monday 24 June 2024