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£8.94 Per hour
09 July 2019 11:11:00
Closing Date:
23 July 2019 17:00:00

Applications are invited for the post of Catering Assistant based at Police Headquarters, Carleton Hall, Penrith.

Zero hours contract

£8.94 per hour



We require a number of individuals to work on an ad-hoc basis within the catering department within Cumbria Constabulary. The successful applicants will receive £8.94 per hour and will play an integral part in the catering section helping to cover annual leave and sickness. 

The successful applicants should have a good basic standard of education, a flexible and adaptable manner and have excellent communication and team working skills.  Previous experience in a similar environment would be an advantage, although training would be given.

The catering department operates between 7.00am and 2.15pm Monday to Friday, however you would be needed to cover between 9 and 2.15pm, this role could be suited to fit in with school drop off and pick up times.

Please note the positon is an 'As & When' contract.  This means that you are likely to be asked to work at short notice to cover.  Hours are not guaranteed but will be allocated when required.  This allows flexibility for both parties allowing you to work around family commitments.  If you would further information or an information discussion please contact Sarena Kitching on 0300 124 0113 ext 64058 during 8.00am to 2.15pm

Please refer to the attached Job Profile and Person Specification for further details of the role and the essential criteria.

Please note this process will use the Competency and Values Framework for policing (CVF) Personal Qualities.  Please refer to the attached Framework for further details.

Cumbria Constabulary continues to keep Cumbria safe by our staff and officers providing excellent services in partnership with other agencies. Staff jobs are evaluated through the HAY scheme and whilst pay is a strong factor in any recruitment; we can offer the total package, which includes the strong reputational and cultural image of the Constabulary, career progression opportunities including training and development and a wide range of benefits, for further details please click on the following link:

We are already a high performing force, with our staff delivering excellent service on a daily basis. We have outstanding people who work tirelessly to serve our communities. The Code of Ethics sets out the principles and standards of behaviour we expect to see and applies to every individual who works in policing, whether a warranted officer, member of police staff, volunteer or someone contracted to work in a police force, for further details please click on the following link:

We are committed to the development and promotion of equal opportunities for all.  Due to their under representation, applications are particularly welcomed from eligible minority group candidates.

The closing date for this post is 5pm Tuesday 23rd July 2019.

* Appointment to all posts is subject to vetting checks some of which may be enhanced

Application forms can be completed online and emailed to  or alternatively returned by post to the following address: Employee Services Department, Cumbria Constabulary Police Headquarters, Carleton Hall, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2AU.

To apply for this vacancy please refer to the attached application form and application form guidance

Please note:- If we have not responded to your application form within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume that, on this occasion, your application was not successful at the short listing stage.

Appointments will normally be based at the bottom point of the salary scale.

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