Cook - Minehead
- The National Trust
- Minehead, Somerset
- 10.00 per hour
- Closing date
- 8 Feb 2023
The Hours: 22.5 hours per week, working 3 days per week, usually between the hours of 8am - 4pm to include a Saturday OR a Sunday. No split shifts.
The Salary: ?£11,700 PA (£19,600 FTE) / £10.00 per hour
Interview Date: 16th & 17th February 2023
What it's like to work here
Set on the edge of Exmoor, overlooking the Bristol Channel, Dunster Castle has been here for around a thousand years. These days this busy historic property welcomes around 200,000 people a year who come to enjoy its stunning setting and host of things to discover and do, including its three food and beverage outlets which includes the picturesque Tea Garden.
To find out more about what it’s like to work within “Food & Beverage” at the National Trust, click here to watch our video.
Dunster Castle is not easily accessible by public transport and therefore we encourage you to consider how you would commute here before you apply.
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 will receive a bespoke induction, allergen/food safety training and the coaching required to fulfil in role. Further professional training & development opportunities are available
Please also read the full role profile, attached to this advert.
Who we're looking for
Experience is welcomed but key to this role you’ll need to be;
• Helpful & friendly with a positive attitude
• Passionate about food
• Aware of Health & Safety compliance
• Great communication skills
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.
- Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary
- Free entry to National Trust properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
- Tax free childcare scheme
- Rental deposit loan scheme
- Season ticket loan
- Perks at work discounts i.e. gym memberships, shopping discount codes, cinema discounts
- Holiday allowance up to 32 days relating to length of service, plus holiday purchase scheme, subject to meeting minimum criteria.
- Flexible working whenever possible
- Employee assistance programme
- Free parking at most locations
- Independent financial advice
Click here to find out more about the benefits we offer to support you.
The National Trust is committed to promoting and preserving those places of natural beauty and historic interest for which it has the privilege to be responsible for the benefit of the nation, for everyone for ever.
The Trust is proud of what has been achieved over the last 126 years and is determined to maintain those high standards of conservation, stewardship and curatorial care for which it has been recognised throughout the world.
Its achievements have enabled the general public and the Trust’s members and visitors to enjoy and appreciate the countryside, coastline, gardens, historic buildings and collections, all of which encapsulate so much of the history of England, Wales and Northern Ireland. There is a duty to tell that history in a complete, balanced and accurate way, and without judgement.
The National Trust continues as a guardian of the past, and for the future, to uphold its duty to maintain and enhance what has been entrusted to its care.
- The National Trust
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