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Food & Beverage Assistant

Job Details
  • FWHRC202216
  • Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
  • Porthmadog, North Wales
  • Temporary, Full Time
  • £7.50 - £9.50 per hour

The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways are two of the UK's most popular heritage railways, located in the heart of picturesque Snowdonia. Spooner's is our main catering outlet situated on Harbour Station in Porthmadog, delivering a high level of service throughout the day.

We are looking for hardworking, enthusiastic individuals to join our dedicated team of front of house staff working in Spooner’s. Key duties will include serving customers either at the café counter or at table, handling money, clearing tables and assisting with kitchen duties. Successful candidates may also be asked to work in our new kiosk on Harbour Station or at the Tan y Bwlch Station Tea Room, providing variety and the opportunity to develop your skills. Experience of working in a café or restaurant would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be provided.

Core Skills:

  • Experience in a Front of House role
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to work cleanly and tidily
  • A basic knowledge and understanding of food and kitchen hygiene is desirable
  • The ability to speak Welsh would be an advantage as would knowledge of the railways and their passengers; and the local area.

The successful candidate will thrive working in a fast-paced, busy environment. Candidates should be flexible and able to work shifts over days, evenings and weekends. A zero hours contract will be offered initially, hours of work will vary, with full time, part time and casual contracts available, and may be flexible to suit candidate.

This is a seasonal position to start a.s.a.p. to the end of October 2022 with the option to extend should circumstances allow. Rate of pay £9.50 per hour for applicants aged 21 and over, £7.50 per hour for under 21s. Applicants for this position must have the right to work in the UK.

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