Food & Beverage Team Member
National Trust
Wimborne
6h ago

To find out more about what it’s like to work within Food & Beverage at the National Trust,

The Food & Beverage department have the main Stables cafe, the Coach House and a kiosk in the Kitchen Garden. The friendly team have said that they enjoy the environment and the work surroundings, the Stables block being over 200 years old with plenty of character.

The Stables cafe offers brunch, lunches, cream teas and cakes and traybakes, the majority produced on site. The Coach House is a smaller onsite outlet offering much of the same as the Stables.

The Kitchen Garden kiosk is set in the stunning surroundings of the old Kitchen Garden that is currently set for renovation next year, and a new play area is being installed in Summer 2022.

The kiosk offers soft scoop ice cream, hot and cold drinks and snacks.

It can be a fast paced environment but also enjoyable and relaxed.

We open at 10am and have seasonal closing times and are not open in the evenings so you will have a good work life balance.

Shift times are usually 8 hours long (including a 30 minute lunch break), although may be longer in the summer months and shorter in the winter months but will even out over the year.

As a member of the team you will receive a staff card which entitles you to free admission to all National Trust properties and 20% off in the cafes and retail shops.

What you'll be doing

With your love of working with people, positive attitude and desire to provide an excellent service, you’ll welcome and look after every customer who visits our Food and Beverage outlet.

Using your excellent attention to detail, you’ll ensure all signage is displayed correctly and the food served looks delicious.

From time to time you may be required to assist the kitchen team with food prep, but your core focus will be from a front of house perspective.

Please also read the full role profile, attached to this advert.

Who we're looking for

  • You'll be;
  • Helpful & Friendly
  • Customer focused with a positive attitude
  • Enthusiastic with a willingness to learn
  • The package

    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.

    Wherever you’re from, and whatever your background, we want to hear from you and it doesn’t matter if you’re jam first, cream first, or even if you don’t like scones at all. Everyone is welcome.

    Benefits for working at the National Trust include :

  • Flexible working whenever possible
  • Free parking at most locations
  • Free entry to our properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
  • Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary
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