Catering Assistant – Essex Outdoors
Fixed Term, Full Time
£11.59 per hour
Working Style: Fixed-base worker
Do you love cooking and working with young people?
If you are looking for a rewarding and flexible job, you can join Essex Outdoors as a Catering Assistant and help us provide delicious and nutritious meals for our residential visitors. You will be part of a friendly and professional team, and you will have the opportunity to learn new skills and gain valuable experience in the catering industry.
To find out more about Essex Outdoors, please click here Essex Outdoors
Why work for Essex Outdoors?
- You will get paid to do what you enjoy: preparing and serving food, washing up, and cleaning the kitchen.
- You will get access to our in-house training programme and external courses.
- You will get the chance to work at one of our centres in a beautiful, rural part of Essex, each with its own unique features and activities.
Bradwell – Our coastal sailing and powerboat centre. A season here could see you out on the water, leading sessions on the beach or biking around the peninsular.
Danbury – A large centre set on a 70-acre site of beautiful countryside and woodlands. Danbury runs a large range of both land-based and water-based activities.
Mersea – A large centre in a wonderful coastal setting with views across the Blackwater Estuary. Mersea offers a vast selection of both land and water-based activities.
Due to the rural location of some of our centres, public transport can be limited. Our Bradwell and Mersea centres may be able to offer the opportunity to stay on site. Please indicate in your application if this is something you would require. Otherwise please ensure you are happy and able to travel to your desired centre’s location on a daily basis.
How to apply?
If you would like to apply for this position you will need an up to date CV and a personal statement explaining your interest in the role the following information;
- Preferred location - Please indicate for which centre you are applying: Bradwell / Danbury / Harlow / Mersea / No preference
- Availability - What is your earliest start date after the 1st April 2024?
- Commitments - Please provide the dates of any commitments that mean you are not available to work between April - September 2024, for example booked holiday, university, exams etc.
PLEASE SUBMIT AN APPLICATION VIA THE ESSEX OUTDOORS WEBSITE Essex Outdoors Website and NOT THE RED APPLY BUTTON. If you are shortlisted, you will be invited to a selection day, where you will meet our staff and show us what you can do. If you are successful, you will complete our core and centre-based training programme and start your adventure with us.
Essex County Council has a location to be proud of. Our 1,300 square miles stretch from Constable Country to the Thames Estuary, from the dynamic M11 corridor to the traditional seaside resorts of Clacton and Walton. England’s oldest city, Colchester, and two of its newest – Basildon and Harlow – are right here. Along with the City of Chelmsford, the county town, they form our major population centres. It means real choice and makes Essex the ideal place for your career. Read more about us here.
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