This Vacancy has closed.
  • Employer: Newark & Sherwood District Council
  • Reference: NSDC/21/164309
  • Published: Thu 09/09/2021, 16:25 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 28/09/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 17.5 hours per week, 17.5 HOURS PER WEEK (MONDAY – FRIDAY 11AM-2.30PM)
  • Salary: NS3 £18,562 - £18,933 PRO RATA (PAY AWARD PENDING)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: NEWARK BEACON CENTRE, Nottinghamshire

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Corporate Property

Newark Beacon

Catering Operator

17.5 hours per week (Monday – Friday 11am-2.30pm)

NS3 £18,562 - £18,933 pro rata (Pay Award Pending)

The Newark Beacon is a well-established business centre, managing all types of businesses and providing a full suite of management services. It plays an integral part in supporting the Council to meet the objectives of its Community Plan by supporting the generation of income. This allows the Council to improve the services it offers residents as well as to provide excellent premises and support for businesses.

As an employer, we can offer the successful candidate enrolment in to a local government pension scheme, a generous annual leave entitlement that increases with service and discounted gym membership. In addition to this, you will be working with a dedicated and friendly team who are passionate about providing a quality service that puts the customer at the heart of its activities.

An opportunity has arisen to join us in the role of Catering Operator. You will liaise with customers of the Newark Beacon as well as with their visitors, local businesses in the District, internal officers and Members of the Council.

You will hold daily operational responsibility for the smooth running of the Café at the Newark Beacon, alongside the Assistant Centre Manager, ensuring that it is appropriately stocked, that staffing requirements are met and that you and the team deliver the best possible customer experience at all times. You will also develop commercial opportunities in the business unit, undertaking cross promotional activities, up-selling and reporting on sales. In addition to daily Café duties, you will assist in the preparation and delivery of conferencing and other events.

You will ensure that a high level of cleanliness is maintained in the café and surrounding areas at all times and comply with all relevant finance procedures and legislation governing Licensing laws, hygiene and Health & Safety

The successful candidate will have experience working in a busy food service environment, hold a food hygiene certificate and be able to deliver a high level service with a focus on customer care. You will be able to work well under pressure and have experience in cash handling and reconciliation as well as stock management.

For an informal chat about the role please contact Becky Forrow, Centre Manager on 01636 655867.

To apply: please submit your CV and a short covering letter to the HR Team via:

Closing Date: 12 noon, Tuesday 28 September 2021

Interviews: To be confirmed

Veterans/family of forces/ex-forces, those in care/care leavers, and candidates who declare a disability (as defined under the Equality Act 2010) will be guaranteed an interview provided they have demonstrated that they meet the essential criteria of the post as detailed in the Person Specification on their application form.