Kitchen Team Member

Location: Rheged Centre

Dept: Catering

Job Code: R180

The Rheged Centre is a unique venue with varied catering outlets including our brand new refurbished Forecourt, the Cafe Pod and Rheged Cafe which have very unique food offers.  In our Cafe we have a varied lunchtime menu and special evening menu to accompany our live streaming events and we offer freshly prepared sandwiches, soup, pies and sausage rolls in our forecourt and our Cafe Pod.  The Rheged Centre is part of the Westmorland Group which values a strong connection to the land so all the beef and lamb that we use in our dishes is reared on our own family farm at Orton, 20 minutes drive from Rheged and all our other ingredients are obtained from local Cumbrian suppliers.

We are looking for a new Team Member to assist our strong team of Chefs in our kitchen here at the Rheged Centre.  You will need to have a passion for quality food produce as well as a commitment to hard work in a face paced kitchen environment.

 The role will consist of the preparation and packaging of our freshly made sandwiches sold in a number of our outlets within the centre.  You will also be required to help the chefs to prepare the ingredients for the range of dishes on our Café menu as well as helping to maintain the cleanliness of the kitchen and ensuring there is a constant supply of clean pots, pans and crockery,.  This is a varied role and perfect for someone wishing to begin a career in the kitchen.

Hours of work: 24 hours per week over 3 shifts

Salary: £7.50 per hour increasing to £7.70 per hour upon successful completion of your probationary period. (other rates apply for those aged under 18) 

The Westmorland Family has a fantastic package of benefits for staff which include:

Free car parking

Free meal allowance while on shift as well as free tea and coffee.

Up to 25% - 50% discount on most items in our cafes and shops as well as discounts off events, exhibitions and cinema screenings

28 days holiday (pro rata'd for part time employees)

Contributory pension scheme after completion of your probationary period 

30 days of company sick pay after completion of one years' service

 If this sounds like a position that you would be interested in, we would love to hear from you

Closing date for applications: Friday 24th November 2017