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University of Plymouth Students’ Union

https://www.upsu.com/

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We are here to support the wellbeing of every student studying with the University of Plymouth. We want to make sure you have a successful, fulfilling and rewarding time both at University and in the future. We do this through helping you: to be empowered, learn and grow; be socially fulfilled; feel more financially secure and know you are supported and cared for. We represent your views in University decisions, as well as local and national topics. We campaign for you on issues you care about, as well as providing opportunities for you to meet new people, socialise, develop your skills, campaign for change and try something new. Our mission to make a positive impact.

Summary

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the biggest commercial department of University of Plymouth Students' Union within a team of 4 managers, 3 chefs and over 50 casual student staff. The role will include leading the bars & catering team whilst on shift to deliver excellent service to our members and provide the best possible quality food and drink at excellent value for money for our student members.  

Job Description

Benefits of this job include a flexible annualised hours working plan, which allows for large amounts of time off over the Christmas, Easter and Summer periods outside of university term, which is highly unusual and sought after in the hospitality sector. More details below.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

To ensure the smooth running of the busy Students’ Union bars, delivering customer service of the highest quality in order to enhance the student experience.

  • Oversee and manage daily bar operations throughout the venue, in both a daytime and late night economy.
  • Act for the Designated Premises Supervisor in their absence, ensuring the implementation and strict adherence to all aspects of the 2003 Licensing Act
  • Adhere strictly to opening times in accordance with agreed Standard Operating Procedures and Policies
  • Support and assist the Bars Managers as required in the effective management of the department.
  • Maintain the bar cellars, equipment and stock rooms, to encompass correct receipt and storage of deliveries, effective stock rotation, ullage management, line cleaning
  • Ensure the provision, care and security of all bar takings and floats
  • Ensure security of all stock, fixtures and fittings and bar premises
  • Help with facilitating and implementing an ongoing training programme to a large team of part-time student bar staff
  • Deliver one-to-one meetings to bar staff as required.
  • Ensure excellent levels of customer service are always maintained, and excellent standards of product quality.
  • Carry out stock takes and assist with external stock takes
  • Have an input with, and monitor student staff rotas and staffing levels as appropriate to operational requirements
  • Ensure the Health & Safety of customers, visitors and staff
  • Effective implementation of promotions, liaising as appropriate with other departments
  • Work flexible hours in order to meet the operational requirements of the department
  • Be on the floor, visible to staff and serving customers whenever possible.
  • Support the Catering Team with the delivery of food operations by facilitating food orders at the bar and utilising student staff to support the combined operation.

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University of Plymouth Students’ Union

https://www.upsu.com/

About

We are here to support the wellbeing of every student studying with the University of Plymouth. We want to make sure you have a successful, fulfilling and rewarding time both at University and in the future. We do this through helping you: to be empowered, learn and grow; be socially fulfilled; feel more financially secure and know you are supported and cared for. We represent your views in University decisions, as well as local and national topics. We campaign for you on issues you care about, as well as providing opportunities for you to meet new people, socialise, develop your skills, campaign for change and try something new. Our mission to make a positive impact.

Ref. Uni1664192766
  • Location

    Plymouth
  • Type

    Full Time
  • Salary

    £18,213 - £18,886 *Salary currently under review*
  • Closes

    9 Oct
  • Experience

    Junior

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