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Events catering staff (waiters, bar)

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Posted: 23rd Oct 2018 Closing: 23rd Jan 2019

Working for:
Jockey Club Catering

Description:

We are looking for casual catering staff (bar, waiting staff, kitchen porters, chefs, team leaders, baristas, etc) to work at Sandown Park, Kempton Park and Epsom Downs Racecourses during race days, exhibitions and Christmas parties.

Casual work means you are welcome to work as much or as little as you'd like - work is being offered in shifts and you would apply for shifts you wish to be working. We have a wide variety of shifts available (mornings, evenings, afternoons, weekends). Shifts vary in length from 4 to 12 hours and you are welcome to choose which shifts you wish to be working.

We offer:

  • Immediate start
  • Weekly pay
  • Excellent corporate perks (100s of high street discounts, up to 55% off cinema tickets, etc)
  • Uniform provided
  • Meals on duty provided
  • Training provided
  • Further training opportunities (all paid)

If successful you would be offered to work at 3 racecourses:

  • Sandown Park in Esher
  • Kempton Park in Sunbury/Feltham
  • Epsom Downs in Epsom

 

Hours:
Flexible working hours.

Salary/Wage:
£7.38 -£8.50 per hour

Best suited to:
Best Suited to people who are looking to schedule their own work hours.

Finer Details

Type: Casual

Working Times:
During School Hours

Working at home or Office:
Out and About

Area: Surrey

Contact Details

Name: Jockey Club

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Mum's view

Name: Michelle

Location: Sutton

Family: Mum, dad, 2 kids (7 and 2) and a doggie

How often do you work?
I do on average 3 shifts a week. However do not work at all during school holidays.

How does the job fit around your family life?
Fits really well as I am able to choose the shifts I want to do. It means my husband and I can both work and look still keep a good work-life balance. I mostly work evenings and weekends as this allows me to do school runs.

How much time do you commit?
I work on average 20 hours a week, however, it work-life depends, they have a wide variety of shift lengths available.

Where do you carry out your work?
Fits really well as I am able to choose the shifts I want to do. It means my husband and I can both work and look still keep a good work-life balance. I mostly work evenings and weekends as this allows me to do school runs.

Do you need a car?
Not necessarily.

Do you get support/training?
Yes, they train every time and also do other paid workshops. I did barista and team leader training with them which then increased my hourly rate (training itself was paid too).

Would you recommend this opportunity to other mums?
Really flexible, there are other moms and dad working here so you don’t feel alone or out of place. Weekly pay, which is very handy and good variety of shifts available.

Are there any downsides to the role?
Being on your feet all day took some getting used to