|Title:||*** LONGLEAT - Kitchen Production Assistant|
|Department:||Food & Beverage|
We are recruiting for our ‘Non-Animal’ Team member roles across the park. This is an exciting time to join us at Longleat, with exciting events like our Sky Safari and Longleat’s Festival of Light coming up this is your chance to be part of the team!
The multi-unit Food & Beverage department caters for approximately 8000 guests per day during peak months, and consists of quick service outlets offering a variety of cuisine from snacks and pizzas to quick service hot meals.
ABOUT THE ROLE
As a Kitchen Production Assistant, you will join our busy kitchen team to assist to prepare and cook high quality items, maintain the food production work areas, equipment and utensils in a clean and orderly condition and to comply with Health and Safety Legislation.
You will ensure the guests' requirements are always met and naturally seek out opportunities to exceed their expectations, ensuring prompt and professional attention. This is a great opportunity to experience working in a fast paced, high volume kitchen as part of a strong team.
Our ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, and be able to work under pressure. You’ll have a passion for food, and take pride in your creations! The great thing about joining our kitchen team at Longleat is that you will have the chance to prepare food for our various catering units, be it a delicious pizza, a quick hot meal in our Tropical Storm Café, or perhaps a classic scone for cream team in our Orangery. We can provide you with full training if you wish to get into catering, or give you a new challenge. No previous experience is required as full training will be given, however experience working in a Kitchen role is desirable.
HOURS OF WORK
One of the great things about working for us is that we can offer hours to suit. We can offer weekend working with immediate positions available as well as up to full time hours in readiness for our busy festive period in December.
All our contracts are on a fixed term basis in which we pay We are offering competitive rates of pay, starting at #7.20 per hour for employee’s ages over 18, rising to #7.50 for employees aged over 25. This means you could earn around #300 per week during the festive period!
Our Values and Behaviours
We expect all of our team to embrace our company values, and display ‘Longleat behaviours’. This post requires flexibility of hours, energy application and passion.
At Longleat, we focus on our People and our Guests, to listen actively, to work as a team, to empower others and to show empathy. Our values are:
We Engage and Inspire – We focus on engaging and inspiring our guests, delivering unique and lifelong memories
We Put People First – We seek to serve others and put their interests first. We treat them with respect, we value their opinions and collaborate to be better together
We Continuously Improve – We embrace change and pursue excellence in everything we do
We Act with Integrity – We work in a principled, open and conscientious manner
We Take Safety Seriously – Never compromising on a safe and secure environment
When we recruit we place equal emphasis on technical ability and personal attributes to match our brand values.
As part of the Longleat team, we offer unique benefits such as complimentary Longleat and Cheddar Gorge & Caves Day Tickets, attractive discounts on annual passes, special nightly rates on group hotels, discounted hotel Spa treatments, life assurance cover, and 29 days paid holiday (pro rata).