South West Larder: Togetherness, Nurture, Pride & Planet

Job Title: General Catering Assistant
Salary: £7.50 per hour (under 18’s rising to £10.09 after passing 3 month probation) £10.09 per hour (over 18’s)
Location: Royal Lymington Yacht Club

We are an award winning regional catering company, supplying several large businesses in the south west and beyond, including the Hinkley Point C building project.

From our central kitchens in Somerset we cook everything from snacks, meals to go, café and restaurant meals – to corporate fine dining and personal chef services.

RLYC is a new addition to the South West Larder family and the operation is comprised of bar, kitchen and restaurant staff. Now is the time to join and help shape the future of our RLYC operation.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

You will assist the Management team in all aspects of food service, including taking payment for food and drinks and cleaning equipment as required.

With an excellent eye for detail and high health and safety standards, you will ensure all food is handled in accordance with the standards set by our Food Safety & Quality management system. As a varied role, you’ll find yourself serving our dishes in this restaurant, or working in the bar. As such, you’ll need to be able to adapt quickly, although training will be provided.

You will be a polite and enthusiastic individual, with high standards for customer service and a ‘can do’ attitude. There are a variety of shift patterns available, however you will need a degree of flexibility.

We also love to invest in our staff, so you will receive training from the first week you start, including courses on Food Hygiene level 2, allergens training and fire safety. We’ll also look to develop you and encourage your growth through the business.

Our ideal candidate will have the following essential skills and experience:

  • Previous retail or hospitality experience
  • Enthusiastic team player with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Customer focused
  • Punctual, confident and reliable
  • Excellent communication skills with customers and colleagues
  • Able to commit to a variety of shift patterns
  • Self-motivated and practical
  • Embraces and complies with the Zero Harm culture

We have a whole host of excellent benefits including a generous pension contribution, 30 days’ holiday (including bank holidays), and a free lunch. We also make your mental health and wellbeing a priority by providing free access to an Employee Assistance Helpline. Alongside this, we offer flexible shift options extensive training, and the opportunity to learn new skills, all whilst working in a modern, safe and positive environment.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

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