Kickstart - Food service and housekeeping assistant

Job details
Posting date: 13 October 2021
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 10 December 2021
Location: Grasmere, LA229TA
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000240322

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To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

Chinnery Hotels Limited

Live accommodation available

Victorian house has been shortlisted for Best employer of the year award at the Cateys.

The Victorian House is Grasmeres newest boutique hotel; a hipster hiker hangout in the heart of the Lakes. We specialise in doing the simple things beautifully, in a unique and luxurious setting.

The role requires individuals who are flexible, enjoy giving outstanding customer experiences and are seeking an opportunity to develop and broaden their hospitality skills.

All of our team is cross skilled , there will be opportunities to work in food preparation and reception.

This specially created role is split across front and back and housekeeping.
Food Service: you will be greeting guests, showing them to a table, taking orders and relaying them to the kitchen, serving meals to the guest and then clearing tables. There will be an element of preparation in the kitchen, for instance preparing toast and hot drinks. There is also some washing and clearing of dishes etc. You will need to communicate with your team and with the guest according to our standards of guest care.
In housekeeping you will be working with a small team to clean the guest rooms after checkout, cleaning bathrooms, vacuuming floors, changing bed linen and replacing guest supplies, and then presenting the clean room according to our brand standard. You will need to be thorough and have an eye for detail and you will need to be able to work well in a team.
We believe this mixed role will give you an excellent grounding in the hotel business and we commit to giving you the training and understanding to help you develop your career.

Our team is small and extremely welcoming and supportive. We get excited about providing a wonderful experience to our guests and we work together to get things done. We believe in learning and opportunity for all and there are long term employment opportunities and further training opportunities for the right candidate. This new business is the sister property to a well-established London hotel that has been in the Caterers Top 30 Best Places to Work for the last 6 years.

Live accomodation available

Good level of spoken English, good communication skills. No experience or qualifications required.

Mix of morning shifts 8am to 4pm and afternoon shifts 1pm to 9pm according to business needs

£9 per hour

Training will be provided by Inspira Cumbria Limited.
As a business we will offer training across departments to give a broad exposure to the trainee. Within the business we will provide a buddy to support the trainee.
We have partnered with Cumbria Chamber and Inspira who are a DWP approved partner to provide employability training. The programme will last the length of the kickstart placement and will cover all the required elements of timekeeping and attendance, communication and teamwork skills as well as travelling to work and cv and interview skills. All of the employers have agreed to support the young people to look for work or explore the option of moving to apprenticeships or employment at the conclusion of the kickstart placement.

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