Salary: £9.27 per hour. (£18,075 per annum pro rata)

Duration: This is a permanent role which offers realistic salary progression based on annual reviews.

Hours: 25 hours per week. No evenings or split shifts! Flexibility is required to allow for a rotation of weekend work. Bank holidays and weekend availability required. Not usually required to work after 6:30pm. Working hours could range between 8am-4pm, 9am-5pm, 10am-6pm. More hours available in peak season and holiday cover

Interview Date: This is an immediate start; interviews will be held by appointment on receiving applications.

What it's like to work here

Here is a message from Hannah Edwards, the Food and beverage manage of Greys Court.

"Here at Greys Court, we are a hard working and supportive team heavily driven by our shared work ethic and focus on delivering great customer service. We achieve this by working together, supporting one another and cheering each other on with our positive attitude and outlook. We are looking for a cook to be a part of our Kitchen team, someone who is willing and able to learn new things, works well with others to achieve fantastic service and always looking for ways to improve. This role requires someone who is passionate about food, thrives in a high paced environment and enjoys working with others. In this role you will be key part of keeping our conservation and restoration works in the property and beyond. All of our financial contribution goes towards keeping our beautiful place restored and revived, forever, for everyone. We need someone to help us achieve this goal- this could be you! I can't wait to be in touch with you and hearing how you could help make this happen. No experience required, r me its all about a positive attitude and an appetite for learning."

What you'll be doing

You’ll enjoy preparing food from scratch using fresh/seasonal ingredients and will be confident with creating bakes, making, soups, stews, sausage rolls and preparing & presenting food to order served directly to the customers over busy lunchtime periods.  

You won’t be required to work nights, split shifts and will be off on Christmas Day as the property is fully closed to the public. 

You’ll receive a bespoke induction on appointment - and further professional training & development opportunities are available. 

 Please also read the full role profile, attached to this advert.

Who we're looking for

You'll need to be; 

•Passionate about food, creative and proactive

•A good team player

• Aware of good working knowledge of Health & Safety compliance requirements 

The package

The National Trust has the motto ‘For everyone, for ever’ at its heart. We’re working hard to create an inclusive culture, where everyone feels they belong. It’s important that our people reflect and represent the diversity of the communities and audiences we serve. We welcome and value difference, so when we say we’re for everyone, we want everyone to be welcome in our teams too.

Wherever you’re from, and whatever your background, we want to hear from you – and it doesn’t matter if you’re jam first, cream first, or even if you don’t like scones at all. Everyone is welcome.

Benefits for working at the National Trust include:

  • Flexible working whenever possible
  • Free parking at most locations
  • Free entry to our properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
  • Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary

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