Vacancies

In addition to academic and administrative staff, Merton College employs specialists in a wide variety of fields, including conference organisation, housekeeping, catering, landscaping and maintenance.
Bar & Catering Assistant

We invite applications for a Bar & Catering Assistant to support the Bar Manager in the day-to-day running of the College Bars.

Duties include:

  • serving food and beverages;
  • providing a high level of customer service for students, College staff, visitors, conference and dinner guests as well as at College events;
  • deputising for the Bar Manager by:
    • carrying out regular stocktakes and re-ordering stock as necessary;
    • organising receipt of deliveries and ensuring these are checked off accurately; and
    • maintaining the condition of bar stock.

You will also be required to work in other departments during quiet periods e.g. waiting within the Hall and assisting with conferences in the Lecture Theatre.

Working a 40-hour week, normally over 5 days a week, you will be required to work split shifts including evenings, weekends and bank holidays. Times of work will vary in accordance with the weekly duty roster notified to you in advance by your Head of Department.

The salary for this role is £19,988. Overtime is also applicable to this role.

We offer excellent benefits including:

A uniform and any PPE will be provided.

If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact Margo Skalik, Steward.

The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on Friday 28 September 2018.

Chef de Partie

Permanent, full-time
£23,000 to £25,500 depending on qualifications and experience

The Kitchen at Merton College operates 50 weeks of the year and provides food to a high standard to our students, staff and external guests.

We are seeking candidates who have excellent culinary skills and enjoy preparing and cooking a wide variety of fresh foods. It is not essential that you have worked in a College before and this is an exciting opportunity for someone to join our friendly team and share our passion for creating wonderful food.

For an informal discussion about the role prior to application please contact the Head Chef via email.

The closing date for applications is 5:00pm on Tuesday 2 October 2018.
 

Senior Common Room and Hall Supervisor

Permanent, full-time; £22,063 per annum

The Hall can seat 120 guests in the traditional College style seating. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served seven days a week for approximately 50 weeks of the year. Our guests include Fellows, visitors and conference customers.

We are seeking candidates to supervise our food and beverage service who possess excellent customer service skills. The successful candidate will also enjoy being part of the service delivery and management of a busy and diverse food and beverage team. It is not essential that you have worked in a College before.
 
This is an exciting opportunity for someone to join our friendly team and share our passion for creating memorable experiences for our guests.

For an informal discussion about the role prior to application please email the Steward.

The closing date for applications is 5:00pm on Wednesday 3 October 2018.

Merton College is an equal opportunities employer
We are a Living Wage Employer