Current vacancies:


Café Cook 

Cotswold Lion Cafe at the Old Prison, Northleach 

Casual hour contract, approximately 24 - 30 hours a week £ 8.50/hour 

This is an ideal opportunity for a great cook who has a passion for cakes, savoury options and seasonal menus.

We are looking for someone who is keen to achieve excellence in both food and service. 

You will work as a member of a small team preparing light snacks, sandwiches and homemade cakes to a high standard. You will deliver high standards of customer service through being organised, reliable and having a smart appearance at all times. 

You will work closely with, deputise for and support the Café Manager in developing a café with a great reputation across a wide range of customers. 

This is a wonderful opportunity to work in the heart of the Cotswolds where the Conservation Board’s café is the core welcome to our visitor centre which encourages a greater understanding, appreciation and active enjoyment of the Cotswolds.  

Our location means we have significant peaks and troughs in trading through the week and the seasons and you should therefore be prepared to operate the cafe on your own at the quietest times. 

Your hours of work will include weekdays, regular weekends, bank holidays and occasional evening shifts and attendance at meetings and training days as required. You will need to be flexible and be able to cover holidays and extra hours at busy periods. You may be required to carry out other duties, commensurate with your level of responsibility and may need to travel occasionally to do so. 

Roles and Responsibilities 

  •  Support the café manager in managing a team of catering and serving staff, ensuring adequate staffing, management and access control at all times

  • To deputise for the café manager in the operation of the cafe as appropriate.

  • Provide a high standard of visitor and customer service at all times commensurate with the objectives of the Board and good visitor attraction and hospitality industry practice.

  • Support the café manager in ensuring the day to day operation is performed so as to be statutorily compliant with specific focus on, but not limited to: Fire, Security, Health & Safety, COSHH Food Safety, Liquor Licensing, personnel practices and other appropriate legislation as may affect the scope of the cafe’s operation; as well as in accordance with the Board’s policies and procedures.

  • Maximise income and profitability of the trading operations, promoting positive selling, effective cost control revenue management and administration while ensuring this is both statutorily compliant and in line with the policies and procedures of the Board. 

The closing date for applications is 4pm Monday 19th January and interviews are scheduled for Monday 26th January, with the post commencing as soon as possible thereafter. Please click to view the job description and person specification and to apply click here. 

 

Please send completed application forms to claire.parker@cotswoldsaonb.org.uk or by post to Cotswolds Conservation Board, The Old Prison, Fosse Way, Northeach, Gloucestershire GL54 3JH   If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact the office on 01451 862000.

 


 Administration Assistant

Cotswolds Conservation Board based at the Old Prison, Northleach

Permanent contract, 37 hours a week, normally Monday to Friday, £13,821 - £15,663


A superb opportunity to be part of a team working to conserve and enhance the natural beauty and increase the understanding and enjoyment of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

We are currently seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and conscientious Administrative Assistant to join our hardworking and friendly team at the Cotswolds Conservation Board.

The successful candidate will play a key role in the effective administration of the Board. We are therefore seeking a self-reliant person who also works well as part of a team to support the Administration Officer in fulfilling their duties.

You will be the first port of call for visitors to the Board’s Offices and act as receptionist, welcoming visitors and answering and responding appropriately to telephone and email communications.

You will be flexible and able to respond to the significant peaks and troughs in the Board’s workload. In addition to daily administrative tasks such as dealing with mail, updating databases and inputting financial information, you will also be required to respond to ad-hoc requests and tasks.

You may be required to carry out other duties, commensurate with your level of responsibility and may need to occasionally travel locally to do so.


Roles and Responsibilities

•Accurate input of data into Microsoft Excel.

•Uploading files to our websites

•Assist in the organisation and running of major meetings

•Provide general administrative support and guidance to staff

•Support the Finance and Administration Officer in the administration of paperwork for the Board’s four sub-committees.

•Manage the IT issues database and contact our IT support contractor when required.

 

The closing date for applications is 10.00am Monday 2nd February and interviews are scheduled for Monday 9th February, with the post commencing as soon as possible thereafter. Please click to view the job description and person specification and to apply click here. 

Please send completed application forms to claire.parker@cotswoldsaonb.org.uk or by post to Cotswolds Conservation Board, The Old Prison, Fosse Way, Northeach, Gloucestershire GL54 3JH. If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact the office on 01451 862000.