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Working for Eastnor Castle

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

JOB TITLE: Wedding Assistant
REPORTING TO: Head of Operations, Eastnor Castle 
PLACE OF WORK: Eastnor Castle & Deer Park, and elsewhere on the estate as necessary
HOURS OF WORK: Part-time as required at weddings throughout the year. Normal wedding hours would be 9.00am until 5.30pm

This is a part time role assisting with the smooth running of weddings. The Wedding Assistant will work with the Head of Operations on the day of a wedding to support the bride and groom and assist where necessary.

The role is varied and involves a variety of tasks for example, helping set up favours on the wedding tables, ensuring the bride is running to time, helping escort and advise guests throughout the day and liaising with suppliers. The ideal candidate must be willing to perform these tasks and enjoy variety in their work. It is essential that the individual likes to work as part of a team, is discrete and has experience in a customer focused environment.

The ideal candidate will need to be physically fit as you will be on the go all day.

The specific tasks of the job role will be discussed at interview.

PERSONAL QUALITIES:
Discretion
Experience of working in a customer facing role
Organised
Hard working
Professional appearance
Ability to work under pressure

You must have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom.
A full driving licence is required.

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JOB TITLE: Catering Assistant
REPORTING TO: Head of Operations, Eastnor Castle
PLACE OF WORK: Eastnor Castle & Deer Park, and elsewhere on the estate as necessary
HOURS OF WORK:
Varied number of hours per week depending on the season. Breakfast hours normally involve a 7.30am start. Weekend work is essential. Due to the nature of the role, the hours each week are inconsistent, some weeks it may be 40 hours, other weeks it may be only 5. Throughout the year the average is about 20 hours per week.

JOB STATEMENT:
To assist with all in house catering requirements to include food preparation, service to guests and clearing away.

GENERAL PERSON CHARACTERISTICS:
The Catering Assistant needs to be hard working, flexible, well presented and confident to serve guests at Eastnor Castle. The position would be ideally suited to someone with previous catering experience but this is not essential.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • To assist with the preparation of breakfasts and all other in-house catering
  • To take orders at the table when required
  • Serve food and drink as required
  • To clear and wash up after preparing food and keep the catering areas clean and tidy
  • To work weekends and early mornings
  • To help prepare simple cold lunches

SECONDARY DUTIES:

  • Occasionally be responsible for cooking breakfast
  • Occasionally order food materials
  • Occasionally complete health and hygiene documentation

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate

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To apply for this position, please email your CV with a covering letter to ENQUIRIES@EASTNORCASTLE.COM
or post to: The General Manager, Eastnor Castle, Eastnor, Ledbury, HR8 1RL.