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*** LONGLEAT - Permanent - Kitchen Assistant
Summary
Title:*** LONGLEAT - Permanent - Kitchen Assistant
ID:LEL1573 / 3537
Department:Food & Beverage
Description
Kitchen Assistant

3 permanent opportunities available – no prior experience needed

We are the astonishing kingdom of Longleat, an eccentrically British place of imagination and astonishing experiences. For over 50 years we have been one of the UK’s most loved attractions. With almost one million guests every year, we are passionate about providing immersive experiences that bring family and friends together to create memories that will last a lifetime.

We’re an organisation driven by our core cultural values, which are to engage and inspire, put people first, take accountability, continuously improve and to act with integrity. We believe everyone who works at Longleat can subscribe to these values, and that they truly set us apart as an organisation to work for.

What will this role of Kitchen Assistant entail?

As a Kitchen Assistant you’ll be in the midst of the kitchen action and get to experience what it’s really like working in a fast-paced, high volume kitchen environment. You’ll prepare and cook high quality produce and maintain the cleanliness of food production work areas / equipment and utensils.

During peak months, the team can regularly cater for approximately 8000 guests per day across multiple units. Our Chameleon Tree restaurant and coffee house offers guests wholesome, contemporary comfort food to suit every taste in a welcoming environment that can cater for up to 420 people at any one time!

What will I need to be considered for this Kitchen Assistant vacancy?
  • An abundance of enthusiasm and energy
  • Good team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to remain calm and efficient under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills with a confident, mature and friendly nature
  • Be honest, reliable and committed, and enjoy responsibility and exceeding expectations
  • Flexible to work extra hours / weekends as required
Although not essential, previous experience within the hospitality industry in a fast-paced kitchen environment would be highly advantageous.

What will I receive in return?

As a Kitchen Assistant you will receive a pay rate that exceeds National Minimum Wage / National Living Wage, in addition to a range of attractive benefits that include;
  • 29 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Complimentary tickets to Longleat and Cheddar Gorge and Caves
  • Discounts on food and beverages and retail merchandise
  • Life assurance cover and more perks
Contract: Permanent, working hours to vary on a 7-day rota basis but a guaranteed minimum of 312 hours per 13-week period (equates to a minimum of 24 hours per week on average). Earliest rota’d start time from 9am, and latest finish time up to 8pm.

Please note, due to the nature of the business evenings and weekend work will be required, including bank holidays.

Location: Longleat (Warminster)

All applications for this Kitchen Assistant vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions please.