Functions Supervisor

Functions Supervisor

Trinity College Catering Department is seeking to appoint an able and enthusiastic Functions Supervisor to assist the Front of House Services Manager in the smooth running of the Functions and Private Dining department. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a stimulating environment communicating with members of the College and external clients.

The post holder will be responsible for the successful running of the Functions and Private dining rooms, whether for formal meals, buffets or light refreshments. The post holder, with the assistance of waiting and casual staff, will ensure the highest possible standard of food service to members and guests of the College.  You should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an outgoing personality.

The successful applicant will have experience in a similar role. You must be able to demonstrate that you are able to work effectively in a team and that you are able to solve problems.  You should have the ability to work flexibly in order to meet deadlines and be able to work under pressure.  As this is a high profile front-of-house post, the post holder is expected to be smart and well-presented and have, or be prepared to develop, a good knowledge of etiquette. Candidates must also hold a certificate in Basic Food Hygiene and Basic Health and Safety.

Salary scale £20,669 – £21,899 pa, plus shift allowance at 12% and other benefits.

An application form can be obtained from the Personnel Department, Trinity College, Cambridge CB2 1TQ. Telephone (01223) 338545, e-mail:

Completed application forms should be submitted by Wednesday 5 April 2017