Catering Assistant

Where: Berwick-upon-Tweed

Contracted hours: Full-time

Job Type: Fixed Term

Pay: £12.00, Per Hour

Optional Accommodation: Yes

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FUEL ADVENTURE!
Kick-start a career in professional catering & hospitality.

  • Fair pay for all – We are committed to aligning our pay rates with the real Living Wage so from 1 April 2024 we will be increasing our pay rate to £12 / hour (currently £10.90). On top of this, we reward your loyalty and experience too; for your second season and third season, we’ll add an additional 25p!
  • Full and part time hours available (Full time working 37.5 hours per week across 5 days, part time working up to 30 hours across Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays)
  • Home away from home - An accommodation & meal packages available (optional) at a generous rate with zero charge for bills or utilities. If you want to take advantage of our ‘live on’ option and therefore flexible on location, you do not need to make multiple applications. Simply let us know the locations you are interested in when completing your application form.
  • Fixed term contract with flexible end date up until early November 2024

THE ROLE

Passionate about delicious, hearty food? Searching for a career path with real prospects & progression?

What could be more important than fuelling children for adventure?! At PGL we welcome guests and team members into our warm and inviting dining rooms to relax, rest & recharge… ready for their next challenge! Our catering team are proud to serve tasty, high quality and nutritious meals to keep the adventure going. With no late nights and a guaranteed Friday or Saturday evening off each week (during our non-peak periods) this could be the perfect role to develop your career in catering without sacrificing your social life or that all important family time!

PGL is renowned for its personal development & investment in people, in fact many of our qualified Chefs started as Catering Assistants with us. So if you are looking to develop a career in cheffing, we are here to support you each step of the way. You’ll receive all the training you need to be confident and successful in your role, a personal development plan, and nationally recognised qualifications funded by PGL to give your career the very best start. But life at PGL isn’t all work, as a valued member of #TEAMPGL you’ll be joining a tight-knit community & building friendships with like-minded people, and enjoy spare time for socialising, outdoor activities, and fun team events.

IS THIS YOU?

  • Enjoys the buzz of working in a busy kitchen in a fun and friendly environment.
  • Is looking to develop and progress in the catering & hospitality industry.
  • Committed to delivering excellent customer service.

THE PACKAGE

We are renowned for our personal development & investment in people, we are ready to support you in your career development, each step of the way! You’ll have all the training you need to be confident and successful in your role, be equipped with a personal development plan, and access to nationally recognised qualifications funded by PGL to give your career the very best start.

  • Happy holidays - time to recharge and enjoy time away from the workplace. You’ll also enjoy an extra day off on your birthday!
  • Investing in your future – with sector leading family friendly policies and a contributory pension
  • Good living, for less - access to big savings and exclusive perks that span a huge range of retailers and service providers. Plus PGL discounted holidays and 20% discount in all our on-site shops
  • Take care of mind, body and soul - your wellbeing is top priority, so we’ve created a WELLBEING HUB for all our colleagues alongside access to Employee Assistance Program and cycle to work scheme.
  • Smart saving, affordable borrowing – access to our financial wellbeing platform for financial support when you need it. This includes easy and affordable saving and borrowing directly from your salary, plus useful guides on how to effectively manage your money.
  • Doing good does you good - paid time-off to volunteer your time to worthwhile causes.

For a full Job Description and Personal Specification please click here 

 For any enquiries specific to this role please email resourcing@pgl.co.uk. 

PGL is committed to the principles of equality and diversity and welcome applicants from all sectors of the community. However, all PGL colleagues are required to undergo enhanced background checks (known as a DBS), which PGL will pay for. The DBS looks at criminal records, so if you have a conviction related to violence, drugs or safeguarding this could affect your application. You can find more information on DBS checks on the gov.uk website. 

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