Seasonal Cook

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Fixed term contract

Salary See description

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1420486

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Seasonal Cook Castle Espie Wetland Centre


Seasonal Cook

Castle Espie Wetland Centre

22.5hrs per week working 3 days from 7,

Fixed Term contract until 30th October 2019

£10,269 per annum 

Castle Espie Wetland Centre is looking for a seasonal Cook to form part of the core team working closely with the Lead Cook and Catering Manager to deliver our vibrant catering service. WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre is an amazing attraction offering visitors the chance to discover, and get close to, a wealth of wildlife in 25 hectares of beautiful wetlands on the shore of Strangford Lough. We welcome over 65,000 visitors per year and our catering operation is an integral part of their experience.

We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic catering professional to deliver a high quality food offer, and assist in the delivery of seasonally inspired products to meet our visitors’ needs. With an eye for detail you will ensure food presentation is of the highest standard. You will understand the importance of fast and efficient service, accurate ordering and stock control and the part they play in a successful operation. You must have experience in working as part of a team as well as the ability to run a service on your own and have exceptionally high food safety standards.

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. We conserve, restore and create wetlands. We are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, both in the UK and around the world. At our 10 UK sites around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature. We work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • Core hours 9.00 -17.30, 3 days out of  7 (occasional evening working required)
  • Pro rata 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing to 30 days after 5 years service)
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Work in an exceptional environment
  • Free parking
  • Free entry to all our centres

WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.

For more information, and to apply for the role, please  click on the APPLY NOW button below 

Closing date: 17th June 2019

Interview date: Week commencing 24th June 2019

Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410