Blue Reef Aquarium in Tynemouth seeks Catering Assistant

Permanent position – variable hours

Salary complies with NMW/ NLW

Are you passionate about food? Do you want to show your creative flair for food presentation as well as offering excellent service? If you would like to contribute to making the overall guest experience a positive one then our award winning Blue Reef aquarium, located on the North East coast is looking for a permanent Catering Assistant to join its lively team.

About the Role

As a member of this team you will sell quality food and drinks while offering a welcoming professional service to all guests. This is a varied role, so while you could be working at the till point one day taking orders and cash handling, you may then be getting stuck in behind the scenes the next by preparing food and clearing tables. Both are equally as important to the overall running of the restaurant and driving catering sales, together with assuring that food hygiene and Health and Safety procedures are followed.

About You

You will be a real team player with good communication skills. Excellent customer service skills with a ‘can do’ attitude is a must as you will need to interact with guests and have a smile for everyone, as well as being able to promote information on other parts of the attraction. The restaurant can become extremely busy so if you are able to remain calm under pressure and keep a sense of humour we would love to hear from you! This is a permanent position and we are looking for someone reliable as it essential that you are available to work during weekends, bank holidays and school holidays. Hours vary according to the business needs.

If this sounds like the role for you then dive in and take your career to new depths at the Blue Reef Aquarium Tynemouth by sending  your CV & covering letter to: Janeen Yates, Aspro UK Group HR Manager, c/o Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Cheshire, CH65 9LF.

Or email us at: [email protected]. Your application letter should highlight why you would be able to fulfil this key role within the organisation and clearly demonstrate how you meet our requirements.

About Aspro Parks

Blue Reef Aquarium, Tynemouth is part of Aspro Parks, a Spanish multinational company with its headquarters based in Madrid.  Aspro owns and operates over 65 leisure attractions across Europe, 10 of which are located in the UK.

We are committed to Equal Opportunities.

Work Location: Blue Reef Aquarium, Grand Parade, Tynemouth, Tyne & Wear, NE30 4JF

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