The latest Job Opportunities at Ghyll Head

Catering and Housekeeping Manager

Full Time
Based: Ghyll Head
Salary: £31886 per annum (pro-rata based on 39 hours a week)
Closing Date: 28th April 2024 12:45pm
We are looking  for a qualified and experienced Catering and Housekeeping Manager to join our team at Ghyll Head Outdoor Education & Activity Centre.  

Your duties will include managing both the catering and domestic team in our busy residential outdoor centre.  Undertaking preparation, cooking and serving of food in accordance with environmental health standards, in order to provide healthy and nutritious balanced meals and snacks for children. 

What you’ll do:

* Providing and monitoring high standards of hygiene and care both in the catering and domestic housekeeping aspects of the Centre

* Meeting the individual dietary requirements for customers, taking account of food allergies, medical conditions, and cultural needs.

* Providing good quality, affordable, healthy, home cooked food to a wide variety of centre users, visitors and staff in a warm, welcoming and friendly environment.

* Supervision and direction of catering tasks and the domestic housekeeping team staff.

* Manage the catering and domestic teams staff rota, appraisals and supporting continued development of the team.


What you need:

* You will already be experienced in catering / hospitality and with a working knowledge of legislation relating to hospitality venues

* You'll understand everything from event catering to day-to-day kitchen work.

* You'll have experience of housekeeping to a high standard.

* You'll understand how to manage a team in both catering and housekeeping roles.

* You'll be competent using IT, able to use online software and have sufficient knowledge to  create and edit word documents.

* You'll have a basic understanding of data entry and use of a spreadsheet.

* You'll ideally have a relevant level 3 qualification.

* It is essential that you have a Basic Food Hygiene certificate.

* With front-of-house experience, you'll be a great people-person, inspiring your colleagues as well as welcoming our customers.

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Outdoor Education Instructor

Outdoor Education Instructor
Full Time
Based: Ghyll Head Outdoor Education & Activity Centre
Salary: £29,385 (pro-rata based on 39 hours a week)
Closing Date: 28th April 2024

We have an exciting opportunity, working in a well established, high quality outdoor education centre. The Outdoor education instructor role includes helping to create and deliver quality cross curricular outdoor programs to young people visiting Ghyll Head. To work with families, youth and community groups and adults, using the medium of outdoor activities to build self esteem, promote social cohesion and to learn about the local environment of the Lake district national park. 

You will have Experience/Qualifications/Training

·         A minimum of three years experience as a full time outdoor education instructor 

You will hold all of the following qualifications:

·         Mountain Leader Award (Summer)
·         Paddle sport coaching award, BCU L2, UKCC Level 2 UKCC Open water endorsement or equivalent
·         Rock Climbing Instructor/SPA 
·         Powerboat Level 2
·         Current 16 hour first aid certificate
·         Driving licence that permits the driving of minibuses
·         Good time management skills 
·         Excellent written and oral communication skills

·         Dinghy Instructor
·         Local Cave Leader Level 1
·         Stand Up Paddleboard Open Water leader
·         Safety boat certificate
What we will offer you:-
•         Salary £29,385
•         Holidays 30 days per annum working to a rota. On average one weekend per month
•         Local government pension scheme
•         Ongoing continued professional development
•         Excellent  support and training
•         Opportunity to join a hardworking and experienced team
•         Lunches provided

Applications can only be made by following the link below. Closing Date:28th April 2024 12:30pm
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Administration Assistant

Full Time
Based: Ghyll Head
Salary: £24,402.92 per annum (pro-rata based on 39 hours a week) 1 Year fixed term contract with the possibility of extending to a permanent contract.
Closing Date:24th May 2024
We're looking for an Admin Assistant to join the team here at Ghyll Head Outdoor Education and Activity Centre.

Your role as an Admin Assistant is to provide an effective and efficient support service to the Centre.  You will be administering of any bookings required by the team such as school and youth group visits , and events. Our centre administrators also support the Head of Centres to produce reports, answer phone queries and help with procurement.  

What you need: 

*     A can-do attitude

*     A real focus on customer service.

*     Passion and personality

*     Knowledge of health and safety

*     Be a great team player

What you’ll do: 

*     Raising invoices for centre block booking and one off booking.

*     To effectively manage the centres debtors lists and assist the managers in the recovery of debts.

*     Assist the centres in event coordination including management and staff organisation if required.

*     Petty Cash control and cash reconciliation process.

*     Income / records. Emptying and banking / reconciliation of all monies taken.

*     Taking responsibility for ensuring a constant supply of corporate paperwork Inc. letterheads

*     Ordering of stationary supplies for each department and entering orders on Computer system

*     Auditing stationary expenditure and usage

*     Supplying the stationary order to the relevant departments and managers when the stock is received.

*     Support with various client reports when required.

For more details and an application from please follow the link below
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