Current Vacancies

Job Title: 2017 Seasonal Tearooms Assistant      

Location: The Tearooms, Aberglasney Gardens, Llangathen, Carmarthen, SA32 8QH

Rate of pay: National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage (if applicable)

Hours and contract term: Zero hours (hours will be as required) until 30th September 2017.
An extension may be possible.

Overall Purpose

The primary role of the Seasonal Tearooms Assistant is to ensure that efficient and professional service is provided to customers of the Tearooms.

Specific duties

  • Give a warm welcome to customers and help them to find a suitable table if necessary.
  • Take orders, process with the kitchen and deliver to table.
  • Ensure customers’ satisfaction and clear tables when appropriate.
  • Respond to customer needs and enquiries.
  • Interact with customers in a proactive, helpful, friendly and courteous manner.
  • Process payments through the till in line with procedure.
  • Handle and store cash and cheques in line with procedure.
  • Leave a positive impression when customers leave the Tearooms.
  • Work in line with food safety requirements.
  • To be vigilant in areas of health and safety and act upon, without delay, any hazardous situation, unsociable behaviour, vandalism or theft that occurs.
  • In the event of an emergency, work with colleagues to initiate the evacuation procedure.
  • Other non-specific duties as requested.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues in all parts of the organisation.

Person specification – knowledge, skills and experience

  • Knowledge and experience of foodservice preferred.
  • Ability to deliver a friendly and courteous service.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to converse in both Welsh (ideally) and English.
  • Good team worker.
  • Flexible and adaptable approach.
  • Numerate and well organised.
  • Appropriate standard of behaviour, dress and appearance.
  • Experience of providing a service to the public essential.

All applications to be made to Joseph Atkin by phoning 01558 668998 or emailing director@aberglasney.org

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Job Title: Assistant Cook          

Location: The Tearooms, Aberglasney Gardens, Llangathen, Carmarthen, SA32 8QH

Rate of pay: Negotiable

Hours: Minimum of two full days (16 hours) per week plus extra hours as required

Overall Purpose

The primary role of the Assistant Cook is to support the Cook to cook and prepare food to a high standard, to ensure that customers of the Tearooms have an enjoyable and memorable experience.

Specific duties

To run the kitchen in the Cook’s absence and support the Cook in the following areas:

  • Stock control.
  • Advance food preparation and cooking.
  • Preparation of dishes to order.
  • Work in line with food safety requirements.
  • To be vigilant in areas of health and safety and act upon, without delay, any hazardous situation, unsociable behaviour, vandalism or theft that occurs.
  • In the event of an emergency, work with colleagues to initiate the evacuation procedure.
  • Other non-specific duties as requested.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues in all parts of the organisation.

Person specification – knowledge, skills and experience

  • Knowledge and experience of food preparation and cooking essential.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good team worker.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Flexible and adaptable approach.
  • Well organised.

All applications to be made to Joseph Atkin by phoning 01558 668998 or emailing director@aberglasney.org

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