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Bar and Waiting Team Member

Location: Whinfell Forest Village - Cumbria

Hours of Work: Part-time

Salary/Hourly Rate: £7.20 per hour

Contract Type: Fixed Term/Temporary

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 28 February 2017

Bar and Waiting Team Member

We’re a thriving team passionate about working together to deliver excellence, all in a natural forest environment.

Join the UK’s number one short break destination. We are proud to have more than 7,000 team members across five Center Parcs Villages and Head Office, working to create memorable experiences for families in beautiful forest locations.


A range of quality own-brand and high street restaurants and cafés, mixed with great food, family-friendly menus and a generous sprinkling of excellent service. That’s the recipe for success in our Food and Beverage department.

Around each Village, the Food and Beverage department employs around 350 team members across nine different restaurants, cafés and bars, as well as a production kitchen. There’s also a further five concessionary units including well-known brands such as Bella Italia and Café Rouge. From American grills to authentic Indian cuisine, or for those wanting a relaxing drink after a busy day, there’s something to suit all appetites at Center Parcs.


  • Annual profit share/management bonus
  • Staff Reward Scheme
  • Free use of leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets


We are currently looking for Temporary Bar and Waiting Team Members for the Easter period.

We have a variety of venues ranging from our American style diner, fine dining Indian restaurant and Sports bar to name but a few. At Center Parcs, we want our people to share in the success their hard work brings, enjoy a sense of wellbeing and a good lifestyle, and make the most of their time with us.

All our teams are dedicated to delivering an excellent service to our guests. As part of the team you will be expected to welcome guests in a friendly manner. Other main duties include cash handling, bar service, guest care and table service.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for delivering excellent customer service, have excellent communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team. As the face of Center Parcs, you will ensure our guests leave satisfied by serving them in an efficient yet professional manner, actively seeking out opportunities to exceed their expectations.


Please note this is a temporary contract covering the Easter holidays.

You will be contracted to work 96 hours over the 4 week period on a fixed contract basis.  This means that your hours and days of work could vary each week, but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period.

You will be required to work a variety of shifts including daytime, evening, weekend and public / bank holidays on a rota basis.


Essential requirements:

  • Due to bar service, applicants must be over 18 years old.
  • Previous experience is essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to perform under pressure

Desirable requirements:

  • Previous bar experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided
  • NVQ Level 2 in Food Service or equivalent qualification

Closing date: 28 February 2017 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held: 2 March 2017

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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