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Swansea Catering Opportunities

01792 475933

This project, sponsored by the Postcode Neighbourhood Trust Fund, aims to become the hub of all catering opportunities in and around Swansea.


Through our library, we will promote opportunities in the catering industry.


These include paid jobs, work placements, training and volunteering opportunities, in restaurants, bars, cafes, hotels, leisure centres, stores and so forth.


Catering Assistant (Gorseinon)

Role Type:

Permanent, term-time




Permanent, term-time (34 weeks), 21 hours per week
Pro-rata Salary: £8,004 pro-rata

We are currently looking for reliable catering assistants to carry out simple food/snack preparation, serve food and beverages to learners and staff and assist in the cleaning of the kitchen and associated areas.

Working in a small team you will have previous cash handling experience and a good awareness of food hygiene, ideally holding a food hygiene certificate.

With good customer care skills and a confident, friendly personality you will be a good team player with the ability to work on your own initiative.

In addition to the above posts we are looking for Casual catering staff to work at any of the College sites to cover sickness & holidays as and when required.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will be treated no less favourably than applications submitted in English. Gower College Swansea recognises the importance of delivering its services in Welsh and recognises the need to grow its bilingual workforce. We therefore encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate good Welsh Language skills

Gower College Swansea is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and require registration with the Education Workforce Council for Wales.

Please note that we are expecting a high volume applicants for this vacancy. If we do, we may close the post before the specified date, therefore an early application is recommended.

Appointments will normally be made to the bottom of the salary scale with annual increments on 1st August each year (subject to completing 6 months service).

Apply online:

Multi Drop Drivers

Role Type:



£30,069.00 (£12.85 per hour)


Castell Howell are currently looking for Multi Drop Drivers for our Cross Hands depot. The role of our Drivers is to deliver food and other catering products in our fleet of modern temperature-controlled vehicles to our customers throughout Wales.

Castell Howell Drivers offer a high level of customer care and service, have great personal skills and are committed to doing their best for the company and its valued customers. Our drivers are the face of the company, therefore such skills are crucial to the continued strength and success of the business. Castell Howell drivers need to be physically fit, reliable, and have basic numeracy and literacy skills to complete the relevant paper work and procedures involved.

A full and comprehensive training programme is offered so that prior experience is not essential.

A base salary of £30,069.00 (£12.85 per hour) is offered with further bonus incentives offered to supplement salary. Castell Howell offers 25 days holiday per year plus Bank Holidays, in addition a competitive company pension scheme, company mobile phone, full PPE, fully funded ongoing CPC training, staff purchasing discounts and many other benefits.

Standard shifts are Tuesday to Saturday, with extra shifts required during busy periods at overtime rate and paid in addition to the base salary.

Please do not apply if you do not hold a Category C (HGV Class 2) license and driver CPC

Prison Catering: Caterer/Chef - HMP Garth

Role Type:

Flexible working, Full-time, Job share, Part-time

Apply as soon as possible


£22,851 - £25,404


Reference number
£22,851 - £25,404
The salary figures quoted are for a 37 hour working week inclusive of a 17% unsocial hours working allowance.
Administrative Officer
Band 3
Contract type
Type of role
Working pattern
Flexible working, Full-time, Job share, Part-time
Number of posts

This position is based at HM Prison Garth, PR26 8NE
About the job

Please refer to Job Description
Job description
We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about how we do this visit:

As part of the catering team you will play a vital role in helping offenders to prepare and cook meals in a rewarding, team environment.

It is a great chance to put catering qualifications into real-life practice and have an impact far beyond the kitchen.

Your food will sustain a whole prison and your work with offenders will help to make a positive contribution towards their rehabilitation.

‘A Great Place to Work for Veterans’

Are you an armed forces veteran with Catering experience and qualifications?

The ‘Making the Civil Service a Great Place to work for veterans’ initiative includes a guaranteed interview scheme to those who meet the minimum criteria to provide eligible former members of the Armed Forces with opportunities to secure rewarding jobs. Allowing veterans to continue to serve their country, and to bring highly skilled individuals with a broad range of experience into the Civil Service in an environment, which recognises and values your previous service in the Armed Forces.

For further details about the initiative and eligibility requirements visit:

Overview of the job

This is a delivery role within an establishment requiring an appropriate trade.


The job holder will be a Caterer by trade and will deliver catering services to prisoners within the establishment operating associated equipment in a safe and secure manner.

This is a non-operational job with no line management responsibilities.

Responsibilities, Activities and Duties

The job holder will be required to carry out the following responsibilities, activities and duties:

Work with prisoners in the kitchens, supporting them to work in a safe and efficient manner, making sure that security is maintained.
Prepare and cook food, ensuring effective use of ingredients to reduce waste, providing catering for specialist diets on the grounds of religious beliefs and medical issues.
Prepare food order and other catering goods as required, for authorisation by managers; check in any deliveries for the kitchen and ensure stock rotation.
Co-ordinate resources, including food, ingredients and staff/prisoner workforce to deliver the day to day catering requirements of the establishment.
Serve food in the kitchen or hotplate areas; visit residential areas to check hygiene standards and food servery activity as required.
Undertake food trolley delivery and collection, which may involve the use of a delivery vehicle.
Contribute to the review of catering practice in the kitchens consistency across the unit in the application of policies and procedures that affect prisoners and staff.
Ensure prisoners comply with relevant Health and Safety policies when carrying out duties within the kitchen.
Participate in the selection process of prisoners for kitchen duties.
Completes regime monitoring information and update prisoner training records.
Ensure all tools and equipment are safe, secure and properly accounted for and report maintenance and repair when required in line with Local Security Strategy and National Security Framework.
Assist in the delivery of training to prisoners.
Maintain regular communications via radio net in accordance with Local Security Strategy (LSS).
Undertake regular tool checks in line with Local Security Strategy and National Security Framework.
Comply with all Food Safety, Health and Safety policies and legislation.
Rub down and pat down search prisoners as required by management.
Operate within command mode, in-line with local contingency plans.
Open and complete Assessment Care in Custody and Teamwork (ACCT) forms, Violence Reduction Incident Reports (VRIR) and Security Information Reports (SIRs) when required and contribute to Incentive Earned Privileges (IEP) reports.
Ensure all daily monitoring records that support food safety systems and procedures are completed.

The duties/responsibilities listed above describe the post as it is at present and is not intended to be exhaustive. The job holder is expected to accept reasonable alterations and additional tasks of a similar level that may be necessary. Significant adjustments may require re-examination under the Job Evaluation Scheme and shall be discussed in the first instance with the job holder.

An ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence through the medium of English or (where specified in Wales) Welsh.
Please refer to Job Description
Essential qualifications:
Level 2 certificate in Food Production within Hospitality and Catering or equivalent
Food Hygiene Certificate Level 2
We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

Communicating and Influencing
Managing a Quality Service
Working Together
Making Effective Decisions
Developing Self and Others
Technical skills
We'll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:

Work experience 1
Work experience 2

Access to learning and development

A working environment that supports a range of flexible working options to enhance your work life balance

A working culture which encourages inclusion and diversity

A civil service pension

Annual Leave

Public Holidays

Season Ticket Advance

For more information about the recruitment process, benefits and allowances and answers to general queries, please click the below link which will direct you to our Candidate Information Page.

to Apply:

Cook / Chef

Role Type:




£9.00-£12.50 per hour


About us

Nomad bar & kitchen

An independent restaurant and bar specialising in European cuisine using high welfare and sustainable produce.

We are looking someone to join our kitchen team.

Are you passionate about people and food?

We are looking to recruit a person who has previous experience of professional catering to work as a cook / chef preparing food at our bar.

Hours are mainly evenings and weekend evenings.

Applicants must be 18+, willing to learn a new style of catering and flexible.

Hours and wages are negotiable for the correct applicant, part-time and full-time available. Career progression opportunities and training are available.

CV's and a covering letter to be emailed or delivered to the bar please!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Additional pay:

Bonus scheme
Performance bonus
Yearly bonus

Company pension
Discounted or free food
Employee discount
Flexible schedule
Profit sharing

Monday to Friday

Professional catering: 1 year (preferred)
Work remotely:

Catering Assistant

Role Type:

Full-time, Part-time, Temporary

2 months


£8.91 per hour


Looking for a friendly, proactive and responsible Food catering Assistant with catering/ cooking experience. We will be hosting Swanseas Winter Wonderland event 2021 and are looking for full-time / part time team members to work between 12.00 - 10.00pm Monday to Friday, Weekends 10.00am - 10.00pm We are looking for someone with a bit of experience on kitchen work.

What you are expected to do:

- Greet customers and introduce them to the product.

- Keep the stall area clean and tidy,

- Clean the area before closing

- Be able to multitask and have an eye for detail, be able to work without supervision

- Carry out food safety and hygiene practices

- Be punctual.

Friendly atmosphere - some training will be provided

Reference ID: cater01

Contract length: 2 months

Part-time hours: 16-40 per week

Expected Start Date: 13/11/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary

Additional pay:


Flexible schedule

10 hour shift
12 hour shift
8 hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday

Food & Beverage Manager

Role Type:

Full Time



Up to £24,000.00 per year


Job Introduction
An exciting opportunity for a Food & Beverage Manager has arisen to join our team at our boutique hotel in Swansea.

The Dragon Hotel is a hotel on the situated at the heart of Swansea. The hotel is run to an incredibly high standard and boasts facilities such as a leisure club, gym, restaurant, bar and Swimming Pool.

As Food & Beverage Manager, you will be responsible for the provision of food & beverage operations at the hotel, including breakfast, lunch, dinner, conferences and ad-hoc requests. You will lead your team to showcase excellence in F&B service delivery and coach them to provide exceptional customer service to our clients.

Role Responsibility

Oversee the service of all food & beverages within the hotel
Work duty manager shifts as and when required
Apply attention to detail to the way in which food and drinks are presented ensuring the customer receives a quality product every time
Complete minor food preparation tasks as necessary to assist with food service
Be in attendance at core meal times ensuring that all customers receive the best possible service as well as providing an initial point of contact should there be any questions or complaints
Liaise with chef on duty to ensure seamless food service and ensure good communication with head chef to provide feedback on food service
Organising and delivering events and functions to the required standards
Liaise with the events coordinator regarding organization of functions and events
Involve and manage food and beverage promotions ensuring costings are accurate with achieving correct GP
Identifying and maximize up selling opportunities for profitable sales growth
Report and liaise regularly with management team regarding departmental performance and ensure they are informed of any relevant information or issues
Maintain levels of quality, cleanliness, food safety and hygiene in line with company SEMS, Safeguard and local authority regulations i.e. EHO & HSE
Ensure security is maintained and events are staffed appropriately and in accordance with licensing laws and licensing procedures.
Embrace and grow a ‘zero accidents culture’ within your team by ensuring the accurate reporting of near misses and accidents as well as reporting any equipment defects to your line manager in line with company procedure
Ensure cash procedures are adhered to and strictly monitored, including preparation and calculation of beverage bills within all departments, and cashing up of tills.
Take responsibility for stock control, including ordering, acceptance, maintenance of stock levels and stock rotation, and report & return of any sub-standard items
Prepare the team rota each week and ensure sufficient levels of staff are scheduled to work in line with business needs taking into account staff requests
Carry out training as required ensuring that your team have the skills needed to excel
Attend weekly team meetings to maintain levels of communication across the team
The Ideal Candidate

Previous track record of hotel/event/restaurant catering in a similar role
Proven leadership skills to lead and motivate a team
Good standard of literacy and numeracy, sound financial acumen
Competent IT skills including Microsoft Office packages
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with customers, clients, and staff at all levels
Good time management and organizational skills
Ability to work well under pressure managing multiple workloads
Ability to achieve and set standards and operate to performance criteria, with particular regard to hotel operations
Knowledge of health & safety and food safety
Able to demonstrate attention to detail and adherence to standards
Positive approach to learning in role and identifying own training needs as appropriate
Self-motivated with a sense of own initiative
Ability to work effectively as part of a team
Flexible approach to role - must be available to work different shifts including evenings and weekends

Basic food hygiene certificate
IOSH Managing Safely Qualification or equivalent
First aid certificate
Experience of delivering training using company guidelines
Experience in working with point of sale systems
Personal Licence (SCPLH)
Reference ID: FBM279

Job Types: Contract, Permanent


Flexible schedule

Monday to Friday


Role Type:

Full-time, Permanent

Apply as soon as possible


£8.91-£9.80 per hour


Fieldbay- Bridgend

Location: Pen Y Bont Court

Job Type: 37.5 hours per week

£8.91-£9.80 per hour, dependant on experience and qualifications

Fieldbay provide high quality services for people aged 18 years + who have complex needs associated with mental illness, learning disabilities, challenging behaviour, dementia and long term conditions such as Huntington's disease.This is an exciting time to join our fantastic team due to on-going expansion, so if you have the desire to succeed and you are patient, kind and compassionate - what are you waiting for!

The Role

You will be responsible for the daily aspects of the catering operation. This will include everything from preparing meals to ensuring the dining areas are clean and tidy at all times. Basic Food Hygiene Certificate or evidence of Food Hygiene awareness is essential for this role, along with knowledge of maintaining a clean, tidy, safe and hygienic environment.


Previous experience is desirable but not essential.
Candidates must be reliable and professional and be able to demonstrate patience, kindness, compassion and have a true desire to learn and develop.
The ability to work independently but also as part of a team is essential along with a positive, friendly and flexible approach to working.
Benefits of working for Fieldbay

A competitive salary
Company Pension Scheme
5.6 weeks annual leave, pro rata
Enhanced Bank Holiday Pay Rates
Free uniform on joining and 6 monthly thereafter
A warm, caring and friendly working environment
Comprehensive Induction Programme and genuine prospects for progression and promotion

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £8.91-£9.80 per hour


Discounted or free food
On-site parking
Store discounts

Day shift
Monday to Friday

Certificate of Higher Education (preferred)

Send CV and Cover letter to :

Catering Manager

Role Type:


Apply as soon as possible




Cherish Care Homes - Neath

Urgently needed

We are looking to recruit a Catering Manager/ Head Chef for our Care Home.
You would be the head of your department, with responsibility for your team, Staff ROTAs, Menus, Health & Safety Compliance & Documentation etc.
40hrs/wk approx at £11.50/hr

Please get in touch Via this ad or call the home on 01639 635828.

Job Type: Full-time


12 hour shift

Send CV and Cover letter to :

Cook/kitchen Assistant

Role Type:


Apply as soon as possible


£8.91 per hour


Talbot Court Care Home

Cook/kitchen assistant required for 17 hours per week to cook for our 30 residents. Shifts are 7.30am -5.30pm and 10.30am-6.30pm over 2 days. One day will be a cooking shift and the other the kitchen assistant shift. This will be on a rota basis which will include week days and working every other weekend. You must be able to work extra hours when required to cover sickness and annual leave.

You will be preparing or helping to prepare and serve nutritious, healthy meals that our residents will love. You will have the highest standards in cleanliness, food safety and hygiene.

Ideally, you’ll have some kitchen experience, but what’s for certain is that you’ll have either an NVQ2 in Catering or Food Preparation or the willingness to study for one. Great record keeping and organisational skills will be essential. And, whenever you communicate with a resident or co-worker, you’ll be truly considerate and kind.

If you have any questions please call us on 01639 887975 options 2 or 3 and ask to speak to Becky who is our head cook

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £8.91 per hour


On-site parking

Day shift

Send Application to :

Daytime Breakfast & Brunch Chef

Role Type:

Full-time, Part-time, Permanent



£9.50 per hour


Bluebell Coffee & Kitchen - Swansea SA2 9BJ

Job: Daytime Breakfast & Brunch Chef (approx 5 days per week to include weekends & flexibility on some weekend shifts)

Location: Sketty, Swansea

Hours: 35 hrs per week. DAYTIME ONLY (Possibility of approx 1 evening shift per month after Coronavirus is over)



We are looking for an experienced chef - someone who is quite flexible and happy to work at least 35hours p/w but willing to do more if required. Potential outside catering & buffet events.

This is a great role for a chef who is looking to join a friendly, family owned & run business. We are looking for a passionate, well-trained, and hardworking individual that is able to work on their own and use common sense and logic, with an eye for detail.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and be able to work to instructions, have flawless food hygiene standards/knowledge, as well as having quality organisational systems in place and food hygiene certification.


Excellent systems knowledge, H&S, and EHO recording
Level 2 Food & Hygiene
Creativity & knowledge to be able to produce innovative specials with local produce
Confidence, enthusiasm, and understanding of how a kitchen works
Positivity when working with your team
Maintain high levels of personal hygiene and immaculate presentation
Work well within the team, communicating effectively with all necessary team members
Give and receive instructions courteously, showing respect to all and to those who manage you
Ensure stock levels are efficient and forwarding any food orders to the head chef/management to order
Solid understanding of how to control wastage
Ensure all food preparation tasks have been completed in time for the day's service
Manage the kitchen cleanliness, always working with a 'clean as you go' mentality.

You will have the opportunity to grow this business Award-Winning café with its passionate family owners as we open more locations. Professional development and training is very important to us. One of our company core values is “Educate and learn every day” and you will be adequately supported in this progression.

You will be at the forefront of motivating and developing the passionate team around you, producing top quality food and service.

Job: Chef (approx 5 days per week to include weekends)

Location: Swansea

Hours: 35hrs per week. DAYTIME ONLY


Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £9.50 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
We have social distancing measures in place, as well as screens to protect staff.


Hours: 35 per week

Reference ID: Daytime Breakfast & Brunch Chef

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Additional pay:


Discounted or free food

8 hour shift
COVID-19 considerations:
Face masks worn by staff and customers. Hand sanitising stations. Screen at service area. 2 meter distance in cafe between tables.


Chef: 3 years (required)

Send CV and Cover letter :

Chef/ Cook

Role Type:

Full-time Contract

Apply as soon as possible


£12.00 per hour


John Fowler Holidays- Swansea SA3 1EU

An exciting opportunity to join a fast paced and friendly team within a busy and successful establishment.

Working alongside a team with food preparation and service the ideal candidate should have relevant catering experience and sound knowledge of food hygiene.

This is a permanent position with a minimum of 30 hours a week available.


1 year (preferred)

Job Duties:

Prepare all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner
Follow recipes and presentation specifications
Operate standard kitchen equipment safely and efficiently
Maintain a clean working station whilst adhering to health & safety standards
Assist with the cleaning and organisation of kitchen and equipment
Restock items as needed throughout the shift
Adhere to all food hygiene & safety standards
Additional Duties:

Record food temperatures
Preparing reports
Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: £12.00 per hour


10 hour shift
8 hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday
Night shift

Apply online via Indeed

Kitchen Assistant - Sandfields Primary School

Role Type:

Apply as soon as possible


£9.24 - £9.43 an hour


Kitchen Assistant - Sandfields Primary School
Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

You will be expected to assist in the smooth running of the lunchtime service and maintain hygienic conditions in the kitchen and undertake associated kitchen duties. You will also be expected to assist in the preparation of high quality and varied meals for young people.

You will work as part of a team and be able to work in accordance with agreed schedules, comply with Food and Health and Safety Regulations and work to a high standard.

You will be required to undertake training of basic food hygiene and attend training courses relevant to this post.

Neath Port Talbot is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our schools are equally committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and young people and will take action to safeguard their wellbeing.

The recruitment process for this post will be underpinned by rigorous safer recruitment assessment to ensure that children and young people are protected.

These posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure (Child’s) from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For an informal discussion, please contact Jayne Dennis, Catering Manager, on 01639 763506 or email

You may apply online at the Authority’s website or contact the HR Recruitment Team by e-mail at or by telephone (01639) 686837 quoting the post title and reference number.

Welsh: Not Required

If you wish to conduct this process in Welsh, please contact the Employment Support Team on

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