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Kitchen Assistant

Listed by Heriot-Watt University Student Union


Application deadline: Wed 15 Jan 2020 09:00
To apply for this position, please send your CV and covering letter to Andy Walker, Food & Beverage Manager on


Up to £1,400 per month depending upon experience


5 x 8 hours shifts per week, across days, evening and weekends on a rota as required.

Job Duration

This position is to provide cover until the end of May 2020


What’s the job?

We are looking for an energetic person to join our team of catering staff. You will work as part of a close team to feed the hungry students in the Union’s eating outlets, providing outstanding customer service and making sure your kitchen is the cleanest in Edinburgh.

This is a full time job for 4 months providing cover until the end of May. Shifts will be 5 x 8 hour shifts across days, evenings and weekends on a rota as required. Hours will be term-time only.  Flexibility is expected depending on what we have going on.

Who are we?

We are Heriot-Watt University Student Union. We’re based at Riccarton and our main goal is to make sure that Heriot-Watt students have THE BEST TIME whilst studying here. As well as the kitchen, we have a bar, café, nightclub and shop, plus we work with Students to make their time at Heriot-Watt the best it can be.

You’ll join a friendly, hardworking and professional team and have a real opportunity to make a difference to the food our students eat.

What do you get?

You will be paid up to £1,400 per month, gain invaluable catering experience and get that warm fuzzy feeling knowing you’ve made a genuine difference to someone’s day by providing a tasty meal that keeps them going.

Is this job for you?

If you answer yes to these questions, then apply now!

  • Can you fry an egg?
  • Are you happy to wash up?
  • Do you work well under pressure?
  • Are you keen to learn?

If you’re not yet sure and want to have an informal chat about the job please contact Andy Walker, Food and Beverage Manager on 0131 451 5333.

Sounds great, what next?

If you think this sounds like the job for you then send your CV plus a covering letter to If you want to really stand out, please take the time to tell us why we should pick you to work for us.

Term-Time Only Full Time Paid

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