Catering Assistants

Vacancy posted: Monday, 10 October 2016

Location: Perth

Closing date: 28 October 2016
Job ref. no.: 510605




£8.50 p/h (£16,354 PRO RATA)

SSE is one of the largest and most diverse energy companies in the UK and its core purpose is to provide the energy people need in a reliable and sustainable way. Our business is powered by talented, enthusiastic people in a whole range of roles - supporting, co-ordinating and driving the business to meet our responsibilities and achieve our company goals.

Our brand new Visitor Centre, on the banks of the River Tummel, is due to open by January 2017. SSE has a wealth of heritage and history waiting to be discovered by the 88,000 people expected to visit each year. The centre will feature a caf√©, serving fresh local produce to our visitors and providing breathtaking views over Pitlochry Dam and the River Garry.  In addition there will be two exhibition areas, a shop stocking a range of interesting and relevant souvenirs and gifts and a multi purpose room which can be used as an education centre and meeting room for up to 70 delegates.

We are looking for Catering Services Assistants with at least REHIS Basic in Food Hygiene (Level 2), and ideally an IOSH qualification, to staff our café and work in this idyllic location. With a genuine willingness to provide a world-class visitor experience, you will pride yourself on your excellent and varied experience in the catering sector. Previous experience in first-class food preparation, a working knowledge of health, safety and food regulations and cash handling are essential.

Good general knowledge of Scottish history and the local community would also be considered advantageous.

These are exciting part-time opportunities working between 20 to 28 hours on a rolling shift pattern of 5 out of 7 days. You should be willing to work flexibly to cover both weekend and occasional evenings.  No two days will be the same and you will encounter plenty of challenges, however, the rewards are also plentiful including a uniform, an employee share scheme and childcare vouchers as well as an excellent basic salary and pension.

As one of the UK's largest and fastest growing energy companies, we take great pride in our work. So, if you want to work in an environment passionate about safety, innovation, teamwork and excellence in everything we do, you'll be proud to be part of the SSE family.

Closing dates for applications is Friday the 28th of October with interviews taking place between the 7th and 9th of November.

This post is open to internal and external candidates. As a courtesy, please inform your line manager prior to submitting an application for this role. The successful candidate will be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process. This includes a basic criminal record check.

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