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Restaurant Assistant
Greenlands Henley-on-Thames UK

Job reference: SRF36339/36337-R

Location: Greenlands Henley-on-Thames UK

Closing date: 13/07/2022

Job live date: 13/05/2022

Salary: £ 17,833 – 18,036 per Annum

Employment type: AOS-Manual

Department: Campus Commerce

Division: Catering Hotel & Conference Services

Hours per week: 36

Employment Basis/Type: Full time, Permanent

Live in Accommodation can be provided at a low cost on site, no traveling expenses.

We have a fantastic opportunity for Restaurant Assistants to join our professional team in Greenlands Hotel, part of University of Reading. We are looking for skilled, dedicated and motivated staff to work in all areas of our Restaurants and who have the desire to consistently deliver the highest quality of service to our guests. You will work various shifts over 5 days, with the earliest start 07.00 and latest finish  21.30, working 36 hours a week. You may be required to work weekends.

Enhancements to the rate of pay are added when you work unsociable hours in the week and at weekends. 

Greenlands Hotel is part of Henley Business School and is situated in 30 acres of beautiful countryside in the Chiltern Valley on the banks of the River Thames two miles from Henley on Thames. The hotel consists of  100 ensuite bedrooms as well as conference rooms. Please click Greenlands Hotel for further details about the hotel and facilities.

​​​​​​​Own Transport is essential due to location. Should you prefer to stay on campus to avoid travel expenses, we have facility to provide Live in Accommodation at a low rate.

We are recruiting for multiple Full time, permanent Restaurant Assistants.

As Restaurant Assistant we would expect you to have: 

  • Good communication skills and an eye for detail
  • Good Customer skills 
  • A positive and flexible approach to work in covering colleague absence / holiday 
  • Ensure that our service is delivered with high standard & pride.
  • Work with integrity and passion and have incredibly high standards

In return we will offer the successful Restaurant Assistant:

  • Live in Accommodation at Low rate- no travelling expenses 
  • Company contributary Pension Scheme
  • 21 days Annual leave, closed at Easter and Christmas.
  • Staff discounted Gym membership
  • Great Diverse Team environment
  • Opportunities for career progression within our team.
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which is independent, free, confidential support and counselling service.

We will review applications when we receive them, so don't wait until the closing date to apply - Good luck!

For an informal discussion about the role or if you wish to visit Greenlands hotel, please contact Paul Rodrigues, Catering and Conference Services Manager on the contact details below.

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Catering & Conference Services Manager

Contact role:

Head of Hotel operations

Contact name:

Paul Rodrigues

Contact name:

Dereck St Clair

Contact phone:

+ (0) 1491 414 560

Contact phone:

+ (0) 1491 418 839

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-UK candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that by reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship will not be possible under the Skilled Worker Route. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

​​​​​​​The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs


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