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Catering and Domestic Assistant Bank (Dorking, Guildford, Richmond Area)
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/823/14363
  • Published: Thu 02/09/2021, 7:15 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 02/10/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 0.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £9.60 plus additional annual leave allowance
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Dorking

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Catering and Domestic Assistant Bank (Dorking, Guildford, Richmond Area)

£9.60 per hour plus 14% holiday entitlement.

We are looking for catering and domestic staff to cover work across our busy three centres.

  • High Ashurst OEC, Mickleham, Dorking, Surrey. RH5 6DQ
  • Henley Fort OEC, Guildford, Surrey. GU2 4RH
  • Thames Young Mariners OEC, Richmond, Surrey. TW10 7RX

For a virtual tour of our centres, please visit our website,

Approximate hours of catering shifts are 7am - 12pm and 3pm - 8pm. - All centres.

Approximate hours for housekeeping shifts at High Ashurst and Henley Fort are 9.30am - 2.30pm. 

About the person

We are looking for reliable, conscientious catering and domestic staff  to take care of our visitors and facilities  We need staff that take pride in their work and have a positive 'can do' attitude. Our staff will be able to work independently, as at times they are required to lone work.  Therefore an ability to be confident in making decisions, an attention to detail and use of own initiative is essential.

Although this is a dual role, We are also looking for staff who specialise in either catering or housekeeping.

Catering specialist - The role will be varied requiring good catering skills. You will assist in the preparation, cooking and serving of meals at our centres.

Housekeeping specialist - This includes all domestic aspects of hospitality. Duties will include cleaning, replenishing stock, preparing beds and laundry.

Ideal candidates will have an interest or background in hospitality and catering. An industry recognised food hygiene qualification is required but training can be given.

High Ashurst and Henley Fort are in remote locations. It is highly recommended that you carefully consider your transportation arrangements.

About SOLD & the team

SOLD offers year round outdoor learning experiences to children, young people and adults. Our staff deliver a range of programmes including land based, water based and residential programmes to our visitors. We have spacious log cabins, camping in teepees and our fully furnished authentic yurts.

Our catering and domestic team ensure that all buildings and accommodation are clean, prepared and ready  for our groups. We provide our visitors with healthy nutritious meals, refreshments and snacks. We also cater for corporate groups, special events, outdoor catering and at times are required to work in challenging environments.

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description.


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Contact Details

For an informal discussion contact Hazel Wilson by e-mail at

We look forward to receiving your application. 

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We will be monitoring applications and contacting applicants on a weekly basis.

Interviews will be  arranged at a mutually convenient time.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. For information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.

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