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Community Cafe Assistant - Denham Country Park

SALARY: NMW £6.95 per hour for under 20’s

NMW £ 7.05 per hour for 21 to 24 year olds

NMW £7.50 for over 25’s

CONTRACT:  Various contracts available


LOCATION:     Denham Country Park, Colne Valley Park Centre, Denham Court Drive, Denham, Uxbridge, UB9 5PG

REF:                 CCA18

Groundwork South is committed to transforming people’s lives and places through social, economic and environmental action. In terms of development and delivery of these projects we work across three business themes, Parks & Open Spaces, Youth & Employment and Greener Living & Working

Groundwork Café at Denham Country Park

Community Cafe Assistants

Join our café team. We have a new café and ice cream kiosk providing an exciting opportunity to work in a beautiful countryside setting and play a real part in a team that builds this venue into a destination café.

There will be various hours available to suit different patterns of working from weekdays to weekends.   The café will be open 7 days a week during the day, no evening work. We are looking for experienced catering staff and full training on our new equipment and menu will be given.

The successful candidate must have demonstrable experience of working in a catering environment and adhering to Food Hygiene practices with a proven track record of preparing and cooking food to a high standard.

In return we offer:

  • 25 days per annum plus English Bank Holidays
  • Childcare Voucher schemes are available on a salary sacrifice basis
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Scope to continuing development of your professional skillsCVs will be accepted.

No agencies please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that we reserve the right to close applications early in the event of a large response. Application forms should be returned to Laura Dyke, Business Support Administrator on or post to Groundwork South, The Riverside Community Centre, Dickens Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2JY.

Closing date: 28th February 2018

Interview date:  ASAP

We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. To demonstrate our commitment we have been awarded the Disability Symbol, which is awarded by the Employment Service. We guarantee an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the essential criteria for the post.

If you consider yourself to have a disability and would like to apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme please complete the Guaranteed Interview Scheme form (at the top of our current vacancies page) and submit this with your application.We shall ensure fairness and equal opportunities throughout our workforce and in service delivery. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability. sexuality, religion or age.


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