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Pay and benefits of joining our Catering Teams

Coronavirus update

Subject to the ongoing situation, it's essential that we continue recruiting safely. Therefore, interviews and communication will be virtual wherever possible and this will be communicated to you directly by the hiring manager.

Please also expect that advert closing dates and interview dates may change as required. We still continue to welcome applications for our current roles and wish you the best of luck with your application.

We would welcome applications especially for our most critical roles to ensure we're supporting our residents

Competitive pay

Quality catering starts with great catering staff. Our pay is competitive and we reward your hard work. For full salary information for individual roles, search our job vacancies. We are recruiting enthusiastic catering staff across all levels with key hospitality skills who have a passion to work with young people. We are also recruiting experienced catering professionals with a flair for cooking using fresh quality ingredients to the highest standards. Full training is provided. The roles are term time only which gives you flexibility around other commitments.

We are recruiting:

  • Catering Assistants
  • Caterers
  • Catering Managers

The ideal place to live and work

Just a short distance from London but a million miles from its hustle and bustle, Surrey is a beautiful county nestled in the south-east of England. You'll benefit from easy access to the capital, Heathrow and Gatwick airports, major roads (including the M25, M3 and M23) and frequent trains into Central London, as well as beautiful countryside on your doorstep.

Discover what Surrey has to offer

The Local Government Pension

We offer membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme. Contributions range from 5.5% to 12.5% of pensionable pay based on earnings.

Find out more on the Local Government Pension website.

Award winning staff benefits and discounts

We offer hundreds of discounts and offers for you and your family.

You'll get access to discounts and special offers on everyday shopping, including shopping cards and vouchers for Sainsbury's, Morrisons, Wilko, Boots, Primark and many more high street retailers.

There are also childcare vouchers, gym membership discounts, days out, cash back, holidays, weekends away, theatre and cinema offers, and much more.

Your development

We are committed to your training and career development, offering a rewarding, stimulating and challenging career path that's open and fair every step of the way.

Employee Assistance Programme

Our Employee Assistance Programme offers free, confidential support and advice for you and members of your household.
Support is available in a number of ways:

  • A telephone support service, providing advice, information and support 24/7, 365 days of the year.
  • An employee website, providing comprehensive tools and guidance to help you with personal and social wellbeing issues.
  • Dedicated manager's resources, including a website with tools and guidance, and a 24 hour telephone coaching service to talk through difficult issues.
  • Free and confidential counselling.


We have a dedicated Occupational Health Service providing support and assistance in relation to your health, safety and welfare.

Inclusiveness, equality and diversity

We aim to promote an inclusive culture for all staff. So, whatever your background, ethnicity, sex and gender, religion or sexual orientation, we welcome you and your application.