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Assistant Catering Manager

Reference number: A1170719

Location: Loch Leven

Do you have a passion for excellent organic, ethical and freshly prepared food? Do you pride yourself in delivering excellent standards in customer service? Do you love wildlife and want to work with a team that directly supports nature?

RSPB Scotland Loch Leven is situated on the south shore of Loch Leven, a few minutes drive from Kinross, and is easily accessible from Perth and Edinburgh. This busy nature reserve, which is home to red squirrels, lapwings and pink-footed geese, attracts over seventy thousand visitors each year and the popular café holds the Soil Association's gold Food for Life standard.

We are seeking a friendly, professional and energetic Assistant Catering Manager to join the team in our busy café. The successful candidate will be creative, organised and able to work positively under pressure.

The role involves assisting the Catering Manager with all aspects of running the café including food preparation, working to strict health and hygiene standards, management of catering staff and volunteers, assisting with administrative tasks, and managing the café in the Catering Manager's absence. Full details and requirements of the role are available in the application pack.

Working days will include weekends and some flexibility will be required. Previous experience in a similar role is essential.

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

Salary starting at

£16,504 to £17,880 per annum pro rata

Hours & contract information

Hours: Part time, 30 hours per week
Contract: Permanent

Closing date: 2 August 2019
Interview date: 12 August 2019

How to apply

Our role profile describes the key result areas and skills and experience needed for the role. Please make sure you include reference number A1170719 on your application.

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Who to contact

For questions about this post
Karen Caldwell
01577 862355

Send application details to
Karen Caldwell
RSPB Scotland, Loch Leven, Loch Leven Centre, Vane Farm Reserve, Kinross, Perth and Kinross, KY13 9LX, 01577 862355