Salary: £9.39 per hour

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

Hours: Average 5 hours per week, more hours available in our peak times and to support annual leave cover. 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.

Interview Date: Wednesday 29th of September and week commencing 4th of October- early appointment if required.

What it's like to work here

Here is a message from Hannah Edwards, the Food and beverage manager 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 part-time cook to be a part of our fantastic team, someone who is willing and able to learn new things, passionate about achieving goals and enjoys working as part of a team. No experience required! I believe the right attitude can take you anywhere, with full training provided this is a great opportunity for you to take the first step in a new direction. It is important that you have passion to deliver and the drive and ambition to learning new things.

Want to make a real difference? In this role you will play a key part of our cause. What sets us apart from others is 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."

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.

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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