Cook x 2

National Trust
7230.00 GBP Annual
15 Jun 2021
18 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Duration: This is a permanent role which offers realistic annual progression through the pay band which is based on annual reviews.

The Hours: Friday and Saturday or Sunday and Monday 7.5 hours each day!

This is a permanent role, with Paid holidays, plus free National Trust membership, a company pension scheme, with Perks at Work Scheme and 20% Discount in all National Trust shops and National Trust holidays.

The Salary: GBP9.27 per hour

A note from Nicola (F&B manager): " We are looking for two cooks to join our wonderful, passionate team at the world famous Stourhead. This is an exciting time to join our team as we are launching new menus to welcome our visitors back and we want dynamic people to join our team and help us to bring the National Trust cookbook to life. If this is you or you know someone who is interested then we can't wait to meet you"

What it's like to work here

An 18th Century Palladian mansion with a world-famous landscape garden, its no surprise that Stourhead is one of our busiest and 'best loved' properties. It's a centrepiece of the community and the high level of repeat regular visitors make it a hugely rewarding place to work. With a huge catering operation and sizable retail outlet, the 50 strong team work closely with local partners and businesses. Whether you want to work indoors, outdoors, in the ice cream parlour or restaurant, there are opportunities for everyone at Stourhead.

For more information about our property please visit stourhead

What you'll be doing

You will be working as part of a fun, friendly and passionate team. You will be prepping sandwiches, salads, incredible cakes and bakes and our famous NT scones every day. We also do a lunch service which you will support the kitchen lead to deliver and in time will help us to develop some spectacular "hero" dishes that shine a light on the stories of Stourhead and our world famous garden. We have two outlets and we are looking to build on this so every day will be different and fun and you will be part of an ambitious and growing team!

Interviews : This is an immediate start, interviews will be held by appointment on receiving applications.

Who we're looking for

We are looking for someone to join our dedicated team to exceed our customer's expectations with the delicious food we prepare and serve. You'll need to be;

  • Passionate about food
  • Customer focussed with great communication skills
  • A good team player
  • Creative and proactive
  • Aware of good working knowledge of Health & Safety compliance requirements
  • Willing to learn
  • Organised
The package

Benefits for working at the National Trust:

  • Flexible working whenever possible
  • Free parking at most locations
  • Discounts in high street stores, cinemas, National Trust properties and cafes.
  • Free entry to our properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
  • Generous annual leave
  • Subsidised health cash plan
  • Free 24-hour support service
  • Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary
  • Training & Development tailored to you
  • Up to 5 days of paid volunteering for you.

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