Cook - Shrewsbury, Shropshire
We're looking for a Cook to join the team at Attingham Park.
Benefits: we offer a range of benefits to help you look after the things that matter most to you - whether that's helping you to save for your future, getting discount on your weekly shop, or supporting you to find a healthy work-life balance. Please read our Package, below, to see what we can offer you.
Hours: 37.5 per week (full-time) - working 5 out of 7 days - weekend working is required as well as school/bank holidays.
Salary: £11 per hour (£21,450 per year)
Duration: permanent contract
Interview dates: 6th, 14th and 20th June 2023
What it's like to work here
Reporting to the Head Chef, you'll be based at Attingham Park. Built in 1785 and owned by the same family for five generations, today it is around 4,000 acres in size, and at its heart is a mansion, parkland, walled garden, play space, deer park, five food and beverage outlets and retail outlets.
Attingham welcomes everyone - our supporters, members, and visitors are vital in helping us continue our work. You’ll play your part in helping us build relationships and make connections with our visitors, so we can keep Attingham a special place now, for everyone, for ever.
Due to the location and limited public transport, we would encourage you to consider how you would commute here before you apply.
To find out more about what it’s like to work within “Food & Beverage” at the National Trust, click here to watch our video.
This vacancy is included in a trial of the ‘Disability Confident’ scheme (level 1). If you have a disability, and your qualities, skills and experience are a good fit with the 'Who we're looking for' section below, we will guarantee you either a telephone or face to face interview.
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 and 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 places 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.