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Catering Assistant

Rickmansworth School

Rickmansworth School

Job ID


Hours per week

40 hours per week

Hours of work

08:00 - 16:00

Type of Job

Permanent, term time only


£8.91 per hour / £15,179 per annum

Published By

People Team

Published Date

Closing date

Anticipated start date

About the job

You will work in the School Kitchen, supporting the chef to deliver lunch to our secondary school customers. You will be trained in the safe handling of food as well as H&S, Safeguarding and the best kitchen practices.

We are looking for a fabulous new person to join our team at Rickmansworth school. You will work with the team to assist with food production and kitchen support from 08:00 - 16:00. This includes prepping, baking, serving at lunch time and the washing up! The longer hours are to support our after school pod service.


The biggest thing for Culinera is that you have the right attitude. You need to be a happy, hardworking addition to our kitchen team and be able to commit to undertaking the training we require for H&S, Covid and compliance.


We want you to work WITH us to provide the very best school catering around. We give you access to training opportunities, both mandatory for your role and aspirational. We want everyone we work with to upskill, by undertaking NVQ’s and going to the next level. We are a small, local company, we have zero bureaucracy, are hands on and are100% committed.


  • Competitive rate of pay

  • Flexible holiday - take the school holidays off!

  • Eligible for participation in the Nest Pension Scheme

  • Opportunities for development within our amazing small company

  • EAP with Hospitality Action

  • Lots of reward and recognition opportunities 

About Culinera and safer recruitment

Culinera began life in January 2020 as a small, fresh-focussed caterer determined to disrupt the market and provide an exceptional service to schools. We have started to carve a reputation in the industry for innovation, customer service and skill. We put people, training and technology in the heart of our business to make sure we succeed. We want to recruit people who are committed to our vision of exceptional service, tasty food and customer care. 


Culinera are deeply committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Culinera expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and uphold the highest standards of professional behaviour at all times. We operate a strict safer recruitment policy that aims to ensures we recruit the right people. All successful candidates are required comply with our safer recruitment procedures which include reference checks and an enhanced DBS check.

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