Takeaway Assistant / Driver

Location: Whinfell Forest Village - Cumbria

Hours of Work: Part-Time, Various Hours Available

Salary/Hourly Rate: £9.07 per hour

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 28 September 2021

Takeaway Assistant / Driver

Dining In provides restaurant-quality fresh food for guests to either collect or have delivered to their accommodation during their stay. There is an extensive menu covering everything from Thai to tapas and pizza to poppadums.

We’re now looking for a highly motivated Takeaway Assistant / Driver to join us, to develop the team and drive the business forward.


We are recruiting for a Takeaway Assistant / Driver to join the team in ‘Dining In’. ‘Dining In’ is a busy takeaway restaurant offering a prompt collection or delivery service of Indian, Chinese and Italian cuisine.

Your main duties will include; taking orders over the telephone and face-to-face with guests, collating and checking food orders and making deliveries to guest accommodation around the village. You will also be responsible for cash handling, for which full training will be provided.

You will ensure the cleanliness of the restaurant and kitchen areas are maintained to a high standard and ensure that all company and legal requirements are met at all times.

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 make a great lasting impression and ensure that guests return to us over and over again.


Working straight shifts, you will be contracted to work either 40 hours or 64 hours per 4-week period on a flexible basis. This means that your days and hours of work could vary each week, but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period. Shifts will fall between 4.30pm and 5pm, normally 2 - 3 evenings per week. 

As our village is open 365 days of the year, your working hours will include weekends, public / bank holidays and during Christmas and / or New Year on a rota basis.


Essential requirements:

  • A full clean UK manual driving licence held for a minimum of 6 months

Desirable requirements:

  • Previous experience in a similar role


Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:

  • Management/Colleague Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme with Life Assurance
  • Colleague Recognition and Reward Scheme – offering a choice of Center Parcs and High Street vouchers
  • Free use of our leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in our restaurant and retail outlets
  • Access to Perks at Work Portal - offering a wide range of retail and leisure discounts
  • An Employee Assistance Program - providing support on financial, health and legal matters
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and progression with the opportunity to gain externally recognised qualifications

If this sounds like your ideal job, then we’d love to see your application.

Closing date: 28 September 2021 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held: On a weekly basis

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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Our colleagues work together to make sure guests have a memorable and safe short break. We are committed to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our teams. Throughout the pandemic Center Parcs have adapted in line with Government guidance and we are doing everything we can to ensure our colleagues feel safe at work by focusing on additional training, health and well-being, hygiene and PPE.

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