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JOBS AT LEEDS CASTLE

How would you like to work at “The Loveliest Castle in the World”

Are you friendly, enthusiastic and full of energy?

Are you passionate about good customer service and have what it takes to ensure our visitors enjoy a great day out?

Are you bursting with exciting new ideas? 

Do you like meeting new people?

Would you like the opportunity to interact on a daily basis with our visitors from all over the world? 

If so, you may be just what we are looking for. Leeds Castle offers a competitive salary and a range of additional benefits plus you will be joining a hardworking, fun loving team of staff who enjoy coming to work every day! 

Submit your CV today and you could be one step closer to working with the loveliest staff in the world at "The Loveliest Castle in the World"

Applications should be addressed to:

Human Resources Department,
Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent ME17 1PL.

Tel: 01622 765400   Fax: 01622 735616

E-mail: jobs@leeds-castle.co.uk

Employment Benefits

Stakeholder Pension Scheme

Life Insurance Cover

Complimentary tickets for family and friends

Golf at the Leeds Castle Golf Course

Subsidised Catering Discount from our retail outlets

Uniform (where applicable)

Company sick pay

 

Gender Pay Gap Report

Under new legislation that came into force in April 2017, all UK employers with more than 250 employees are required to publish their gender pay gap. Our report combines Leeds Castle Foundation and its trading subsidiary Leeds Castle Enterprises Limited.

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Leeds Castle Vacancies

Health and Safety Manager

We currently have a new vacancy for a Health and Safety Manager who will have overall responsibility to devise and maintain effective H&S management system for the Foundation and to ensure that the required standards are maintained, improved and remain legally compliant. This will comprise drafting procedures, providing health and safety advice/support, staff training, together with monitoring a wide range of health and safety compliance across the estate.
Reporting to the Estate Services Manager the successful applicant will have good experience ideally gained in a similar environment together with a recognised qualification (NEBOSH) and will have the detailed knowledge to advise management on all H&S matters.
To succeed in this role you will need to be resilient, flexible and pragmatic and be able to cope cheerfully with the unpredictability of a 365 day environment.

Catering Vacancies (Levy UK)

Our daytime, evening and hospitality catering is operated by Levy UK.

If you would like more details about these catering vacancies please contact JobsCatering@leeds-castle.co.uk

Event Supervisor (zero-hour contract)

Levy Restaurants require an events supervisor to work in a busy conference and events department at the beautiful Leeds Castle. The conference and events team cater for all events within three venues, Castle, Maiden's Tower and Fairfax Hall, providing excellent food and great customer service. The duties for this role will include working in a team and managing a team of waiting and bar staff, ensuring excellent service is provided to our customers in a polite and friendly manner, overall management off the event, including liaising with the client, food service, clearing, ensuring service areas are kept clean, tidy and safe. Other duties will include training, cashiering, stock management and taking an active part in client relationships, and abiding strict HSE requirements.

Catering Supervisors

We are recruiting day visitor and restaurant supervisors to work in a busy restaurant (breakfast, lunch & evening shifts) and kiosk orientated environment. The day visitor restaurant caters for many people, providing excellent food and great service. The duties for this role will include working in a team of catering assistants, ensuring excellent service is provided to our customers in a polite and friendly manner, order taking, food service, clearing, basic food preparation, ensuring service areas are kept clean, tidy and safe. Other duties will include cashiering, stock management and taking an active part in any unit sales promotions.

Restaurant Supervisor

We are recruiting for a restaurant supervisor to work in a busy restaurant (evening shifts). Our evening restaurant caters for many people, including residential guests, providing excellent food and great service. The duties for this role will include working in a team of catering assistants, ensuring excellent service is provided to our customers in a polite and friendly manner, order taking, food service, clearing, basic food preparation, ensuring service areas are kept clean, tidy and safe. Other duties will include cashiering, stock management and taking an active part in any unit sales promotions.

Catering Assistants

Levy Restaurants require front of house waiting staff to work in a busy environment. The concessions and restaurant facilities caters for many people, providing excellent food and great service. The duties for this role will include, serving customers in a polite and friendly manner, other duties will include cashiering, vending and taking an active part in any unit sales promotions.

Events Waiters/Bar Staff

Levy Restaurants requires an events staff to work in a busy conference and events department at the beautiful Leeds Castle. The conference and events team cater for all events within three venues, Castle, Maidens Tower and Castle View Restaurant, providing excellent food and great customer service. The duties for this role will include working in a team of waiting and bar staff, ensuring excellent service is provided to our customers in a polite and friendly manner, including liaising with the customer/client, food service, clearing, ensuring service areas are kept clean, tidy and safe. Other duties will include cashiering, stock management and abiding strict HSE requirements.

Chef De Partie

Levy Restaurants requires a CDP to work in a busy catering environment at the beautiful Leeds Castle. From fine dining in a castle and our evening restaurant to working in a high turnover day visitor attraction venue.
With a new Executive Head Chef leading the kitchen, a varied role awaits, with endless career possibilities for anyone who is enthusiastic. The duties for this role will include working in a team, ensuring excellent service is provided to our customers, ensuring service areas are kept clean, tidy and safe. Other duties will include training, stock management and taking an active part in abiding strict HSE requirements.

Supervisor (Concessions)

Levy Restaurants requires a day visitor catering supervisor to work in a busy fast paced kiosk orientated environment (mainly 9am to 6pm) at the beautiful Leeds Castle. The day visitor concessions cater for many people over six outlets with added pop ups during peak season, providing excellent food and great service. The duties for this role will include working in a team and managing a team of catering assistants, ensuring excellent service is provided to our customers in a polite and friendly manner, order taking, food service, clearing, basic food preparation, ensuring service areas are kept clean, tidy and safe. Other duties will include training, cashiering, stock management and taking an active part in any unit sales. promotions. and abiding strict HSE requirements.

Kitchen Porters

Levy Restaurants UK are looking for someone with the ability to promote a welcoming environment where our colleagues, clients and customers receive great service. Must be polite and friendly with good customer care skills and neat/tidy in appearance. Must havea awareness of food hygiene standards and health and safety standards. A 'can do' attitude, prepared to help out the rest of the team in a willing and positive manner. Able to work in a busy environment. Good command of the English Language. Own transportation would be an advantage due to the location of Leeds Castle.