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Job listing closed on 5 Feb 2024
24 Jan 2024

Catering Assistant

🇬🇧 Manchester, UK
1+ year exp.


Manchester, GB

Opening Date: 21 Jan 2024

Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Closing Date of Applications – 04/02/2024

Please note, this is a fixed term contract until 30/06/2024

Our Story

Manchester City is an English Premier League club whose roots began in East Manchester. From its first incarnation as St Mark’s West Gorton in 1880, the club became Manchester City FC in 1894. Behind each title lies emotion, moments and memories that resonate with millions of supporters around the world. Manchester City fans are known for their commitment and togetherness, as a Club that fights to the end.

Our Winning Team

MCFC is built on a vision for sustainability, with an academy structure designed to support long-term first team success, to engagement with the communities in which we reside. Together with our passionate fans and valued network of partners, we are developing Manchester City’s future history.


To assist in the daily delivery of catering services for the Academy by:

•Providing a professional, friendly, and efficient service to the customers and being the link between the customer and the kitchen staff.

•Always maintain a clean and presentable food service area ensuring the product on offer is presented to the quality of the agreed standard.

•Complying with all health and safety policies and procedures, ensuring all health and safety standards are maintained and all company policies are adhered too, particularly in respect of food safety.

This is Your City

As part of our team, you will be entitled to 26 days annual leave plus an additional day off for your birthday, private healthcare and dental cover, an annual discretionary bonus, plus a range of partnership and lifestyle discounts.

Your Impact

  1. To ensure the highest standards of cleanliness, tidiness and maintenance of the food service and kitchen area, its surroundings and equipment, liaising with Maintenance Departments as and when necessary.
  2. To prepare the required food service area for opening, including for breakfast, lunch, dinner and the Parents lounge service and at the end of each service for the next service/use of the area on a daily basis to the required standard.
  3. To provide an efficient and effective service to customers, understanding their needs and requirements, and working to exceed these wherever possible.
  4. To carry out daily cleaning and hygiene duties such as washing up, wiping down surfaces, cleaning tables as required.
  5. Provide a point of contact for customer enquiries, dealing with these through to a successful conclusion.
  6. To assist in the preparation, display and delivery of the food and associated items ready for service and ensuring that the food displays look attractive and are correctly always labeled. Manage the re-garnished/replenished of food displays as and when required.
  7. To assist in the serving of food and drinks ensuring correct portion control.
  8. To be totally familiar with the composition of all menu items.

What we are looking for


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • Ability to work under own initiative or as part of a team
  • Ability to react quickly to requests and changes
  • Planning and organisation skills
  • A good understanding of Microsoft Word
  • Experience in assisting with food handling, health, and hygiene
  • Flexibility
  • Good time keeping
  • Hard working
  • Proven experience in a catering or hospitality environment
  • HACCP & Food Safety Level 2

City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose skills and experience seem to meet our needs. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you only if you are selected for an interview.

Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

Due to our safeguarding promise, all UK based CFG roles will be subject to a DBS check upon commencing employment with us. This will be either a basic, standard or enhanced check depending on the job role and responsibilities.

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