Ref: C(20)/MM

WWT Martin Mere
£18,146 per annum
Position type
Full Time
Working pattern
37.5 Hours per week, 5 days from 7
Job advert

Martin Mere Wetland Centre is looking for a Cook to form part of the core catering team working closely with the Kitchen Manager and Catering Manager to deliver our vibrant catering service. This is a rare opportunity for a skilled cook to achieve a healthy work/life balance in the catering sector, with no split shifts and only a handful of evening shifts throughout the year.

You will be an energetic and enthusiastic catering professional, delivering a high quality food offer, and assisting 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.

WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre is an amazing attraction offering visitors the chance to discover, and get close to, a wealth of wildlife in our beautiful wetlands. We welcome over 200,000 visitors per year and our catering operation is an integral part of their experience.

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:
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days pro rata after 5 years’ service
- Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
- Life assurance
- Free car parking and secure bike storage areas
- Cycle to work scheme
- Free entry to all our centres

Interview date:  5th February 2020

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

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