This is an exciting opportunity to join the team at an outdoor education centre near Windermere in Cumbria.
Manage the Centre’s cleaning and catering teams, within budget, to ensure staff are available to meet customer needs and booking demands and that the Centre’s high standards are met and maintained in relation to housekeeping, cleaning, catering and room preparation duties.
Oversee and ensure the implementation of the Centre’s quality assurance systems in relation to catering delivery and cleanliness.
Responsibility for managing all arrangements relating to special functions, bed and breakfast, self catering and conferencing bookings made at the Centre.
Undertake and maintain the Centre’s statutory Risk Assessments, COSHH and Health & Safety requirements in relation to the cleaning and catering teams and facilities.
Ensuring the regular maintenance and repair of all equipment within the Centre related to the cleaning and catering functions.
Hold responsibility for being the Centre’s on-call Duty Officer when the Centre is closed.
Skills and Experience
Experience of practical catering and housekeeping duties within a residential setting
Experience of working both as a member of a team and on own initiative
Experience of preparing staff rotas and job sheet diaries
Knowledge and skills in the use of MS Office packages and Oracle based databases
Excellent organisational skills in order to work to plan workloads ahead of time to meet multiple deadlines to ensure the highest quality of service
Knowledge of recruiting and induction staff into a cleaning and catering team
English and Maths GCSE or equivalent
Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
ECDL or equivalent
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