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Catering Assistant

Requisition ID: 59787

Domain: Domestic Services/Catering

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

EQUANS is recruiting for a  Catering Assistant to be based at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, EH16 4SA, on a permanent bais, working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is salary of £23,362.00 per annum and benefits package.

Shift Pattern:

6:30am-2:30pm & 12:00pm-8:00pm on 2 week shift rota

This role includes a DS Basic check therefore ability to pass is essential

What will you deliver?

  • To provide and maintain food & beverage services to customers, and to assist in all general duties including food preparation and cleaning.
  • To assist with all aspects of food preparation and presentation in accordance with current food legislation.
  • To prepare and serve food as directed by the Catering Services Manager and Assistant Catering Services Manager.
  • To assist the Catering Manager and Assistant Catering Services Manager with the day to day running of the site, and carry out general catering duties as directed by the Management team.

What we can offer you?

  • Paid days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to x 1.5 times annual salary
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programme

Who are we looking for?

  • Previous catering experience
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate 

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

As part our commitment to better reflect the markets within which we operate, we encourage applications from women, ethnically diverse individuals and people with disabilities, along with all candidates who identify with protected characteristic groups under the Equality Act 2010. 

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. 

You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.


For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The Equans Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to Equans Managers.

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.