Hospitality Team Member

Posted 14 Jun 2024

Field Studies Council

Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria (Installation / Maintenance or Repairs)

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Category:Installation / Maintenance or RepairsRecruiter Reference:973501
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Join our friendly hospitality team and help us create a welcoming atmosphere for our guests.

  • Work on a part time basis - options of either 12 hours per week or 24 hours per week.
  • The full-time equivalent salary is circa £22,754 - £24,174 per annum, which equates to £11.67 - £12.38 per hour (dependant on experience).
  • Excellent benefits – including life assurance and a health cash plan, see the full list below.

Love where you work!

Established in 1943, our network of Learning Locations provides day and residential outdoor education courses for all ages. We aim to create outstanding opportunities for everyone to learn about nature.

We value each of our team members and understand that every role is vital to deliver our mission, so, we provide great benefits* to reward and support you while you work with us.

What you’ll be doing

As one of our Hospitality Team Members your duties will be varied to include setting up the dining room for breakfast, lunch, and dinner service, working in the kitchen assisting with food preparation and serving food to our visitors.

Our centre is always busy, so we need team members that are happy to help wherever required. As part of this role, you could also be asked to help our housekeeping operations, with tasks such as cleaning and laundry.

The working pattern for these positions will be during the core season only (normally February to October) each year.

These are permanent seasonal contracts, which give you flexibility to follow other interests and pursuits over the winter months secure in the knowledge that you have a job to come back to.

Please refer to the vacancy pack for further details on the full responsibilities of the role.

*Kindly note, if you are appointed, this role is called a Seasonal Hospitality & Catering Assistant internally

Where you’ll be based

Field Studies Council Castle Head is located in south Cumbria between the coast of Morecambe Bay and the Lake District National Park. The centre is set in 30 acres of grounds with a diversity of habitats including woodland, grassland and freshwater.

With over 150 beds, 5 workrooms, a meeting room to seat up to 120 and a sports hall we cater for most group needs and deliver a wide range of programmes in field studies and adventurous activities.

We ask that you have

  • A great work ethic where aptitude and attitude are key
  • A natural pride in the work you produce
  • A flexible and adaptive approach able to perform using your own initiative both independently and as a team player
  • A professional manner in all that you do
  • An empathy with the aims and objectives of Field Studies Council
  • A committed and proactive approach to personal development; motivated to learn new skills and overcome new challenges

Sound like the role for you? Come and be part of the team! We look forward to your application.

* Your benefits whilst working with us will include:

  • Financial - We offer competitive salaries, sick pay, pension schemes, life assurance, pro rata of 28 days annual holiday entitlement plus bank holidays and a further 2 extra loyalty days dependent on length of service.
  • Health and Wellbeing - Eligible employees are automatically provided with a Health Cash Plan which you can use to help pay for routine health appointments as well as give you the ability to seek second opinions from top doctors! We also provide our team members with access to a 24hr Counselling Helpline Service.
  • Discounts – When you join the team you are also enrolled into our reward programme which gives you discounts on your favourite brands and opportunities to earn cash back on everyday purchases!
  • Additional benefits - We endeavour to offer flexible working options where roles permit and are committed to providing our employees with appropriate quality learning and development opportunities.

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please call Wendy Foster on 07921 330536.

Applications will be considered on arrival.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we’re in receipt of sufficient applications. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Interviews are scheduled to take place at Field Studies Council Castle Head on a rolling basis

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by email.

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