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    We are a vibrant and ambitious College, committed to the highest standards of education for young women of all backgrounds. For staff, Murray Edwards is a friendly, modern College and offers a wide range of benefits and a pleasant working environment. We hold in high esteem the qualities in our staff of respect, courtesy, courage, collaboration and good-humoured communication. Staff, and Fellows employed by the College, are offered a range of benefits which include:

    • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays
    • contributory pension scheme
    • life assurance benefit
    • discretionary annual bonus scheme
    • subsidised gym facilities
    • cycle scheme
    • on-site parking
    • lunch, provided every day that the kitchens are open.

    Murray Edwards College is an equal opportunities employer and abides by the privacy rules as set out in the Data Protection Act 1998 and subsequent General Data Protection Regulation. Please click to view a copy of the College's Privacy Statement for Job Applicants.

     

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    Catering Assistant – Café Barista

    £19305 per annum (Job Band 8)

    Full time 37.5 hours per week

    Murray Edwards College is seeking an enthusiastic Catering Assistant to assist the Front of House Services Manager to manage the day to day running of the new College Cafe spaces. 

    The role will involve providing a professional, approachable service to college members and private guests as well as preparing and serving well-crafted speciality coffee drinks, following recipes and presentations for food and beverage items.  A passion for customer service and catering is essential along with some experience of working with food and drinks. 

    Further details on the requirements for the role and a full job description can be found below. To apply for this role please email your CV and cover letter to hr@murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk 

    Please note this is being run as a rolling recruitment process. We will be assessing applications, shortlisting and offering interviews as the applications are received. The job will close once a candidate has been appointed.

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    Catering Assistant

    £19305 per annum (Job Band 8)

    Full time 37.5 hours per week

    Murray Edwards College is seeking an enthusiastic Catering Assistant to assist the Front of House Services Manager and FOH Supervisors in the smooth running of the Catering events for Fellows, students, external customers. 

    We are looking for someone with a passion for customer service, to join our team. You will help customers make the right selections, whilst keeping all front of house areas clean, attractive and presentable. You will combine a smart appearance with excellent customer service skills, a real passion for good food and plenty of enthusiasm for building a successful catering career.

    Further details on the requirements for the role and a full job description can be found below. To apply for this role please email your CV and cover letter to hr@murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk 

    Please note this is being run as a rolling recruitment process. We will be assessing applications, shortlisting and offering interviews as the applications are received. The job will close once a candidate has been appointed.

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    Housekeeping Supervisor

    £21,235.50 per annum (Job Band 7)

    Full Time 37.5 hours per week working any 5 days out of 7

    Murray Edwards College is seeking to appoint a Housekeeping Supervisor for our busy Housekeeping team.

    The role involves the daily supervision and motivation of Cleaners (to include checks/inspections of areas) to ensure work has been completed to a high standard and in line with the service level agreement.  The Housekeeping Supervisor will be involved in training new members of staff and planning staff rotas.

    This is a hands-on role handling the distribution of conference and house linen, the ordering and distribution of chemicals, and assisting with the storage of student belonging and cleaning when when required. 

    Applicants should have experience of working in a supervisory position, ideally within a similar role, alongside substantial cleaning and housekeeping experience. A cooperative and flexible attitude is essential, along with the ability to work as part of a busy team and demonstrate excellent communication skills. Good IT skills are highly desirable.

    Further details on the requirements for the role and a full job description can be found below. To apply for this role please email your CV and cover letter to hr@murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk 

    Please note this is being run as a rolling recruitment process. We will be assessing applications, shortlisting and offering interviews as the applications are received. The job will close once a candidate has been appointed.

    Front of House Supervisor - Catering 

    £22,232.56 depending on experience (Job Band 7)

    Full Time (37.5 hours per week) 

    Murray Edwards College is seeking experienced Front of House Supervisors to plan and oversee the smooth and effective running of all of Front of House Catering activities including a position which will focus primarily on our new College cafe areas. 

    Working with the Front of House Manager, you will lead the team to ensure the smooth delivery of meetings, events, conferences and formal dinners.  Your responsibilities will include the supervision of the daily operations of your team, induction and operational standards training, cash handling, monitoring stock levels, liaising with other departments to ensure effective communication, and administrative duties such as rotas and timesheets.    

    The successful candidate will have supervisory experience in a similar environment, including running meetings, conferences and events, and will have excellent people management skills.  

    This is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week on a rota basis including evenings and weekends.  

    To apply for this role, please send your cv by email to hr@murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk

    Please note this is being run as a rolling recruitment process. We will be assessing applications, shortlisting and offering interviews as the applications are received. The job will close once a candidate has been appointed.

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    Casual Waiting Staff – day time hours

    £9.90 per hour 

    Murray Edwards College is looking for Casual Waiting Staff to start work in the College Catering Department. The role will involve carrying out a variety of tasks to assist in the delivery of catering services in all the College rooms as required and maintaining a high level of food service. This is a 0 hour contract, with flexible hours of work during the day. A variety of shifts are available throughout the week, and a free meal per shift is included. The salary for Casual Waiting Staff is £9.90 per hour.  No experience is required, as full training will be provided.

    Please send a CV and cover letter detailing your experience and the reason for your interest in this position to hr@murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk.

     

    Housekeeping Assistant - Part-time (20 and 30 hours per week), and casual 

    £9.90 per hour 

    Murray Edwards College is seeking part-time and casual Cleaners to join its friendly Housekeeping team. Murray Edwards is a modern College and offers a pleasant working environment for its staff, and a ‘Home from Home’ for its students. 

    The Cleaner role involves cleaning designated areas including student staircases, student houses and other College accommodation during College term-time. During College vacations, it involves supplying a cleaning service when conference guests are in residence including servicing rooms daily, and making and changing beds.

    We are looking for candidates with a friendly and helpful approach, who take pride in their work, and carry it out to a high standard. Previous cleaning experience is desirable for this role. PPE is provided as are all cleaning materials and equipment. Guidance will be given on working in a COVID-secure manner.  

    The part-time role will be working 20 or 30 hours a week, generally working one weekend per six weeks (20 hours) or four weeks (30 hours). Start times are flexible between 7:30am and 9:30am.  The casual role will be working flexible hours throughout the week. 

    To apply, please send your CV and a brief cover letter by email to hr@murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk.