Cumbria County Council Jobs


Reference: REQ00000012934

Description: Salary: 20 444 - 20 852 (10.60 per hour - 10.80 per hour)

Hours: 1 post at 30 hours per week with Job share considered

You will be required to work weekends and bank holidays.

Workbase: Cumbria Outdoors at Hawse End Centre Portinscale

Contract: Permanent contract with Cumbria County Council

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team here at Cumbria Outdoors Hawse End Centre situated on the shores of Derwentwater. You can join our team as a Housekeeper/cook. The successful candidate will be passionate about making a difference and ensuring each person who stays with us has their dietary and comfort needs taken care of.
We provide a safe and caring enviroment for up to 73 guests. As a housekeeper/cook you will be responsible for the preparation cooking and serving of all meals including breakfast lunch and evening meal. You will also be involved in housekeeping and cleaning around the centres as required. Times of work are organaised in line with the groups requirements.
You will be reqiured to maintain high standards complete paperwork and follow all Enviromental and CCC procedures.The ideal candidate will be motivated positive and methodical. The role involves interaction with a wider team and guests so the right person must have excellent customer service skills and communication skills.
Joining our team is a great opportunity for those looking for a rewarding and challenging role and being part of a motivated and friendly team.
In line with Covid-19 procedures all PPE will be provided.

This role requires an enhanced DBS check with a Childrens Barred List check. Please note this role involves working in regulated activity with Children.

Interview information
This is a rolling advert and applications will be sent to the recruitment team on a monthly basis. Interviews will be arranged as and when candidates are successfully shortlisted.

Due to the coronavirus we are operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software which is currently free for new users however if there are any issues with accessing this technology we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

What we can offer you
Cumbria County Council is a modern vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits including:
*Excellent training and development offers
*Flexible working opportunities
*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
*Various perks and discounts schemes including money off your phone contract and local gyms
*Competitive rates of pay

Equality Diversity and Inclusion
Cumbria County Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.

As a Disability Confident Employer disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria of this job are guaranteed an interview.

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Please see below for further details:
Post Specification
Role Profile


Location: KESWICK

Salary: 20 444 - 20 852


Contractual hours: 30

Basis: Part time

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