Job Vacancies

We are a external catering company operating around the North East with premisies in Gateshead, Northumberland and Middlesbrough. To see the type of services that we offer have a look around the website and also at our sister company – www.jacobtoricaterers.co.uk

The main attributes we look for in potential staff are:

  1. Hard working – some jobs can last all day and involve a lot of physical work so don't be scared to get your hands dirty.
  2. Flexible – able to fit in with changing working hours on a weekly basis. Availability at weekends is a requirement.
  3. Friendly – sociable and out going with guests and other staff.
  4. Although we ask for experience, we only require the basics as we provide training.

Kitchen

Basic health and hygiene knowledge and certification is required. Candidates are required to have previous experience working in a kitchen including food preparation, storage, cooking, cleaning procedures, ordering and managing staff (if necessary). Typical shifts will include preparing and cooking at our kitchen facilities, working on events serving small and large numbers.

Positions and salaries vary. Please contact us for more details

Front of House

Mainly part-time vacancies required on a flexible basis. The role requires previous experience waiting on guests in a similar situation i.e. pub, restaurant, caterer etc. Social skills and personal appearance is extremely important as you will be required to have rapport with guests. Typical shift could be a private dinner for 15 or a wedding for 200, involving serving, clearing and looking after guests.  

Positions and salaries vary. Please contact us for more details

Administration

No current positions

Apprenticeships/Placements

We work with a number of the North East's colleges and universities to provide valuable hands on experience for individuals who want to further their class room knowledge. You will employed on an paid placement arranged by your college or university, length of placements vary. Involves spending time shadowing managers in one or all of our departments from the kitchen to front of house to procurement and marketing.

In the past we have offered part time and full time work following placement schemes. Speak to your school or college about this first then get in contact.

Work Experience

We regularly take on students or individuals wanting to gain a further understanding of how the catering industry works. Our work experience placements are available throughout May, June, July and August in the kitchen or front of house. Placements can last one or two weeks and travel costs are reimbursed. Contact us direct or speak to your school or college.

Our marketing department offers a work experienced based positions, learning how our brand is communicated to potential customers through a variety of techiques. This position also show an insight to the sales and enquiry process.

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Our demand for staff varies month on month so If you have experience or an interest in working in these areas of the catering and hospitality industry then then send over your CV with any relevant experience and references. Also include your availability and current commitments.

jobs@jacksons-catering.com