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Catering Assistant

  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Salary: £18,198 to £18,562 pro rata
  • Location: Merseyside
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours/Full Time/Part Time/Evenings/Weekends
  • Hours: 18 - 36 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Closing Date: 08/08/2021 at 23:55
  • Reference: NS/21/158255


We have exciting Front of House/Waiting on Staff opportunities at The Sail Loft Coastal Kitchen based at West Kirby on the Marine Lake.

This newly built venue, resting at the side of the beautiful Dee Estuary, offers stunning views of the area. We will be operating in a café style during the day with a Bistro style restaurant opening early evening.

Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.

We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.

You will be the face of the venue to the customers and as such you will enjoy dealing with people.

You will deal with all aspects of our offer including table service for both food and drink, clearing tables etc.

You must get to know the menus and be able to advise our guests of the options available.

It will be a fast paced but rewarding role with excellent prospects of progression.

Ideal Candidate

'             You will be passionate about great service

'             Experience in a similar role would be ideal

'             You will have a cool head within a busy environment

'             Must have the ability to multi-task

'             Have great communication skills as you will be dealing with your colleagues and guests.

'             Will have a sense of fun and enthusiasm enhancing team motivations


The ideal candidate will be fully flexible to work evenings and weekends as the business demands.


Please state on your application if you wish for part-time or full time role


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Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.


It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.


Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.


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