Posted 10 February by National Trust

Are you passionate about preparing tasty dishes using seasonal and local produce? Would you like to escape working late nights and split shifts? We're looking for a Baker/Cook to join our team at Osterley Park.

The Hours: This is a full-time position. Working an average 37.5 hours per week, which will be spread across the week. Working 5 days over 7. In this role you will start between 8am and 9am and finish between 4pm and 5pm. You will receive 1 weekend off in 4 and at Osterley we try to ensure that you work either the Saturday or the Sunday rather than both, subject to occasional holiday cover. (No Evenings & No Split Shifts)

The Salary: £20,765 per annum (Including London Weighting)

Duration: Permanent Vacancy

Interview: Telephone Interviews will take place for this vacancy from the 25th February 2020 followed by a face to face interview on the 2nd March 2020. Please note that the face to face interview will also consist of a practical interview where you will be asked to prepare a tasty dish of our choosing and yours. More information will be provided if you are selected for interview.

What it's like to work here

This outstanding property, Osterley Park, offers a great setting to work within. With the change of seasons come a variety of events and themes so you will always find there is something new to be involved in and to share with customers. Working here you will truly feel that you are part of an inspired team who work together to ensure that our special places last forever.

What you'll be doing

With your passion for food and your appetite to provide an exceptional service to your customers, you’ll work with the National Trust Cookbook framework to prepare delicious food. Working with local produce you'll always be looking for ways to minimise waste and control costs and resources. With your attention to detail you’ll ensure each dish is fresh, tasty and beautifully presented every time.

As a key member of our busy Food & Beverage team, you’ll make sure the team is working effectively to deliver great results. You may also be required, on occasions to supervise volunteers.

You’ll help the Food & Beverage team ensure our kitchens are presented to the highest standard and are compliant with all relevant legislation around food hygiene and COSHH.

Who we're looking for

You'll need to be;

Passionate about food Customer focussed with great communication skills A good team player Creative and proactive IT literate Experienced in delivering a centrally developed menu in a fast paced, catering environment Proud to deliver exceptional customer service
  • Aware of good working knowledge of Health & Safety compliance requirements The package

    Benefits for working for The National Trust;

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

    As a commitment to continued development within our people, we offer, at line manager’s discretion, a variety of internal training & hospitality apprenticeship courses to support you with your current and future career prospects.

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