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MAGICAL GROTTO TEAM - SANTA LOOKALIKE

Throughout November and December we run our famous Grotto which offers fun activities for children in an authentic grotto experience including the all important one to one meeting with Santa.
 
We're looking for authentic Santa lookalikes with twinkly eyes, a love of children and all things Christmas. To be successful you'll need to think on your feet as well as stay in character throughout. We'll help by providing full training and a quality costume. Santa experience is advantageous but not essential.
 
We will carry out a DBS check for successful candidates at our expense. 
 
We have various shifts available in November and December (usually 4 hours but 8 hour shifts can be provided on request).

If you have the right personality and if you meet the authenticity criteria we’d love to hear from you. Please apply by emailing jobs@webbs.co.uk or by contacting the HR Department on 01527 860011. Please apply asap and by no later than 31st August 2018.

You're welcome to contact Jacqui Sheard/Emily O’Hagan on 015257 860011 for an informal chat about this role.
 

CHRISTMAS CAFÉ VACANCIES, WEBBS, WYCHBOLD

Webbs, Wychbold is an award winning garden centre and restaurant. Over the autumn/winter season we run a temporary Christmas Café. We’re looking for Team Leaders, Cooks and Team Members to join the team.

The Christmas Café runs from end October to beginning of January but we will have plenty of working hours available from September onwards so that you can have training and meet the team. There is the possibility of permanent employment from the New Year onwards depending on individual performance and business needs.


Christmas Café Cook x 2 (Sept-Jan With Possibility Of Permanent employment)

We’re looking for 2 full time people with cookery skills to join the team. You'll be working in the Kitchen delivering on our fast, simple and delicious Christmas menu.

Your Christmas Café guests will be visiting our popular Ice Rink and Grotto so you'll help give them the perfect seasonal day out at Webbs.

Hours of work will be 39.5 hours on average and will include four weekdays plus alternate weekends. Additional hours may be available if wanted. Working hours will mirror the ice rink opening hours which is up to 9 pm on selected peak days, but with various shifts available. There are no split shifts, and no early starts or late nights. Chef's whites will be provided.
 

Christmas Cafe Team Leader x 2 (Sept-Jan With Possibility Of Permanent employment)

We're also looking for 2 full time people to join as Team Leaders to run the Christmas Café smoothly. You'll lead a small team of Cooks and Front of House team members to deliver a fast, simple and delicious Christmas menu which will be new for 2018.

You'll role model exceptional customer service and ensure your team do the same, so that our guests, who are normally visiting our Ice Rink and/or Grotto, have the perfect seasonal day out at Webbs.

You'll ensure that the rota is covered at all times and that new starters are trained to a high standard. You'll manage day to day problems escalating to the Food Services Manager where appropriate.

You'll ensure that food safety standards are high and that the Café is kept clean and welcoming.

There is the possibility of an extension of contract or permanent employment working as Team Leader in our main restaurant from the New Year onwards depending on individual performance and business needs.

Hours of work will be 39.5 hours on average and will include four weekdays plus at least alternate weekends, potentially every weekend with time off in lieu during the week as we hit the peak of the season in November and December.

Working hours will mirror the ice rink opening hours which is up to 9 pm on selected peak days, but with various shifts available. There are no split shifts, and no early starts or late nights.

 

Christmas Cafe Team Members – Various Shifts

We're looking for a number of full and part time people to join the Christmas Café team on a fixed term basis. There is the possibility of permanent employment from the New Year onwards depending on individual performance and business needs.


You'll be working front of house delivering great service, preparing hot drinks, some basic food prep, till operation and housekeeping to ensure good standards of presentation and hygiene.


There will be a Team Leader and a Cook within your team but you could be required to cover for them from time to time after training if this matches your skillset.

Various shifts will be available but no earlier than 8-9 a.m. and no later than 8-9 p.m. (selected dates during peak season). There are no split shifts, and no early starts or late nights and rotas are agreed and communicated well in advance, so you can plan ahead.

We're looking for some relevant customer facing experience but full training including food safety training will provided to candidates with the right levels of enthusiasm and customer focus. Basic cookery skills will be a distinct advantage.

To apply for a position within the Christmas Café please submit your CV / application form stating the position you would like to be considered for by no later than 28th August 2018.
 

 

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for the above vacancies please find an application form here, email your CV to jobs@webbs.co.uk or complete an application form available from Store Reception. Please submit completed applications to the HR Manager, Webbs Garden Centres Ltd., Worcester Road, Wychbold, Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire. WR9 0DG.