Leisure Steward - North London
ABOUT ALEXANDRA PARK AND PALACE
Alexandra Park and Palace is a major event, heritage and cultural destination in north London. It is a rare survivor of the great Victorian age of entrepreneurship, exhibition, and spectacle and was the birthplace of BBC Television in 1936.
Today we continue to deliver those great experiences for everyone, every day of the year, at major events like the darts or music gigs, to a round of pitch and putt, a skate on the ice or participating in our Creative Learning programme. We are known for our diverse entertainment programme, our natural parkland and panoramic views of the city, receiving over 3 million visits a year.
Our team has shown great strength and agility during the coronavirus pandemic. We have been creative and resourceful. We have supported the pandemic response efforts and our local community. We have worked hard to look after the wellbeing of our staff and volunteers as well as our supply chains.
The Leisure Stewards are responsible for supporting the smooth running of all ice rink operations including assisting with public sessions, private hires, birthday parties, hockey matches and events.
Duties include helping customers on the ice, working in skate hire, checking tickets, hosting birthday parties, and preparing the site for activities and private hires.
Experience of working directly with customers and the ability to ice skate with confidence are essential. A basic 1st aid qualification is desirable along with previous experience working in an ice rink or leisure venue.
We have a number of contracts currently available including permanent and casual work.
The hourly rate is £10.85
HOW TO APPLY
To apply for the role of Leisure Steward please send your CV and a cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements of the role by clicking 'Apply'
Please also complete and return an Equalities Monitoring Form (attached) with your application. The information remains confidential but is essential to track progress against our EDI Action Plan and understand what more we can do to be more representative of our local and wider communities.
It would be helpful if you could state in your application if you are looking for regular or casual hours.
Applications will be shortlisted on receipt.
Due to the volume of applications we are unable to provide feedback to those not shortlisted for interview.
OUR COMMITMENT TO EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY
Alexandra Palace values diversity, our strength comes from combining what we have in, our shared purpose and values, with what makes each of us different. We believe that people from different backgrounds bring fresh ideas, thinking and approaches and can help us to be more effective.
We have a staff led Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Committee, a Board level EDI champion and an action plan to improve our performance on this even further.
Alexandra Palace is committed to the fair treatment of all our staff. We are committed to giving equal access to recruitment and selection, promotion and career development, training, pay and benefits.
Alexandra Palace is proud to hold the Level 1 Disability Confident Employer Standard, demonstrating our commitment to recruiting and retaining disabled people and people with health conditions for their skills and talent, and providing opportunities to help them achieve their potential.
We will provide reasonable support to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. If you feel that you need any additional support or reasonable adjustments to take part in the interview process, please contact the HR team.