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Wine Cellar Assistant (Part-time)

The College

Gonville & Caius College is one of the largest colleges in the University of Cambridge. It is an educational charity and its mission is to provide a place of education, religion, learning and research, in conjunction with the University that is recognised internationally as being of the highest standard.

The College is an academic community comprising some 530 undergraduate students, 250 graduate students, and 110 Fellows (lecturers, professors and other senior academic researchers and teachers) and almost 200 staff. It plays a significant role throughout the University. Our students come from all over the world and our undergraduates study all the subjects offered in the University. Our postgraduates play a vital role in the research activities of the wider University. Our Fellows have globally renowned research expertise ranging from Ancient History to Cosmology and are all recognised as leaders in their fields. The students who graduate from the college form an alumni group of approximately 11,000 individuals. They have achieved recognition in many walks of life and are resident in all continents. More information and virtual tours are available on

The Role

The College is seeking to appoint a Wine Cellar Assistant (part-time, 20 hours) to join our successful dining services team.  As a valued member of the team you will assist in the efficient execution of wine cellar operations and the professional delivery of service to the College as required, under the direction of the Fellows’ Butler.

The successful candidate will have previous experience of working within a similar environment.  A working knowledge of wines and spirits alongside use of computerised stock taking systems would be an advantage.  You will possess excellent communication skills and a desire to provide a high quality of service to members of College and external customers. 

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The salary is £19,083 per annum pro rata (£9,541 per annum).   The hours of work will be flexible in order to meet the demands of the College but will be, on average 20 hours per week, 5 days out of 7.  The College offers excellent benefits including automatic enrolment into a defined benefit pension scheme, 33 days annual holiday (pro rata) (including Public Holidays), meals on duty and a medical cashback scheme which gets you money back on prescriptions, optical and dental treatments, and discounts through shops, cinemas and utility providers, amongst others.

To Apply

Please complete an Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form ( and return them to or via post to the HR Manager, Gonville & Caius College, Trinity Street, Cambridge, CB2 1TA.

Closing Date
The closing date for applications is 12 noon BST on 21 October 2019.  Interviews will be held on 30 October 2019.