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General Assistant - Airport

Job Title:

General Assistant - Airport

Vacancy Type:



BHX Airport

Hours of work:

Shift Work

Working Pattern:

Permanent contract working 40 hours per week. Option to work part-time also available at 20hours per week.

0600hrs – 1430hrs
0800hrs- 1630hrs
1000hrs – 1830hrs
1400hrs- 2230hrs

Anyone requesting part time will have to commit to at least 20 hours per week and these will be weekend shifts or nights. The night shift is 2000hrs-0630hrs.

Contract Type:


Salary / Wage Range (£):

9.65 - 9.65 Hourly Rate

Other Salary Information:

• Free breakfast, lunch and dinner on site

• Free tea and coffee whilst on shift

• £60 towards both dental and optical cover through our Simply health Cash Plan

• £150 if you Refer a Friend

• Discounted gym membership at over 2000 gyms nationwide

• Cycle to Work Scheme

• Opportunity to enhance your learning through our inhouse apprenticeship programme

• Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which offers counselling and advice on a wide variety of issues, 24 hours a day, seven days a week

• Pension scheme and life cover

Closing Date:


Interview Date:


Number of Positions:


Job Purpose

We are actively seeking a General Assistant to join our already successful and vibrant team at Birmingham Airport. As a General Assistant you will play a pivotal role in ensuring that our catering and goods arrive with our airline clients on time, in-line with various scheduling requirements.

Main Responsibilites

Working as a General Catering Assistant, you will support the operation in one of four departments. Our Hot and Cold Kitchen department prepare and plate in-flight meals to a set menu, for both Economy and First-Class passengers. The Production department is crucial to preparing, handling and packaging food products. In Equipment, employees stock handle and package key items for our airline partners whilst our Wash function, cleans and maintains airline equipment.

Experience and Skills

About You

· Flexible and enthusiastic approach to work

· Ability to demonstrate our core values

· Basic numeracy and checking skills


Photographic ID
Proof of Address
5 year checkable history / References
Able to pass a DBS check

How to Apply

Email: name and contact details to; employerengagementteam@solihull.gov.uk and quote ref 'GEN-ASSISTANT'

Application forms to follow and invite to Info session on 15/12/22

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