Catering Services Team Leader needed at the University of Reading – UK

The University of Reading is seeking a Catering Services Team Leader to join their professional team. They are looking for a dedicated and motivated supervisor with knowledge of current trends, an eye for detail, and a desire to consistently deliver high-quality service to guests.

The position involves working 5 days out of 7, various shifts, earliest start at 07:00, and the latest finish at 21:30, totaling 36 hours a week. Pay enhancements are added for unsociable hours during the week and weekends. On-campus accommodation is available at a low rate for those who prefer to stay on-site.

Please note that this job position is only open to individuals with the right to work in the UK through various visa routes. Feel free to submit your application if you meet the qualifications and have the right to work in the UK.


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  • Catering services Team Leader


  • £23,144 to £27,181 yearly


  • UK

Job Schedule

  • Permanent



The University of Reading is a global university known for teaching, research, and enterprise. Committed to delivering a world-class student experience, they maintain a supportive, challenging, and high-quality environment for students and staff.



As Team Leader, you will:

  • Demonstrate good communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Maintain a positive and flexible approach to work.
  • Ensure fresh market food and service are delivered with pride.
  • Work with integrity, passion, and high standards.
  • Have good IT skills.
  • Provide flexibility during peak business periods, colleague absence/holidays.
  • Possess knowledge of Food & Drinks Beverages.



  • The list of duties in the job description should not be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive.
  • There will be other duties and requirements associated with your job and, in addition, as a term of your employment you may be required to undertake various other duties as may reasonably be required.



The University offers the successful Team Leader:

  • Live-in accommodation at a low rate (may be available).
  • Company contributory Pension Scheme.
  • 21 days of annual leave, closed at Easter and Christmas.
  • Staff discounted Gym membership.
  • Diverse team environment.
  • Opportunities for career progression.


How to Apply

The application is completely done online. Interested candidates should CLICK HERE to submit his/her application.  



  • Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-UK candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that by reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship will not be possible under the Skilled Worker Route. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.


Required Documents

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover letter



Contact Role: Bars and Dining Operations Manager

Contact Name: Faisal Muhammad

Contact Phone: +44 (0)1491 414560

Contact Email: [email protected]


Application Deadline

30th November, 2023.