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General Assistant

Job Category:  Hospitality and Catering
Contract Partner Company:  Somerset Larder
Employing Company:  Somerset Larder

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Due to the continued growth of our business Somerset Larder are looking for General Catering Assistants to join their team across the Hinkley Point C project.  This is an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic individuals to join a growing business. The successful candidates will ideally have previous experience in a catering environment and will be able to undertake a range of duties which include:

  • To assist Chef's and Front of House Manager in the preparation and cooking of food
  • To serve meals, snacks & drinks including taking payments.
  • To clean all equipment, crockery & cutlery as required.
  • Support, operate and provide service in areas including but not limited to: Serveries, Retail, Hospitality, Functions, Coffee Shops.
  • To ensure all food is handled in accordance with the standards specified in the Food Safety & Quality Management System.
  • To carry out and record any checks specified by the Unit Manager, Catering Manager, Front of House Manager.
  • To ensure all waste is removed promptly and placed in the correct waste containers in accordance with site waste management plan.
  • To carry out tasks in the most efficient manner, taking into account any production or allergen constraints, to meet customer orders.
  • To participate as a HACCP Team member if required.
  • To ensure all work is carried out in accordance to the relevant H & S legislation and Codes of Practice.
  • To ensure all raw materials and packaging materials are stored in the correct areas of the site.
  • To ensure all production and quality records are completed accurately and on time.
  • To ensure all traceability requirements are fully complied with.
  • Where relevant, carry out activities required by the accredited FSQMS.
  • To receive deliveries and check supplier invoices in accordance with the company systems/procedures.
  • To assist where necessary in collating traceability information.
  • Embrace and actively participate in the Zero Harm culture.



  • Level 2 Food Safety Qualification
  • COSHH Training




  • Customer Care and Customer Service experience, preferably in a Catering environment - candidate must have the ability to communicate positively and confidently.


For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.