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Cafe Supervisor

Full Time


About the Role

Base Location: Flexible UK & Ireland | We’re proud to offer a Flexible First approach to work, and this role is no exception. We will, however need your base ‘home’ location to be one of our SSE offices or depots around the UK and Ireland.

Base Location: Pitlochry Dam Visitor Centre

Salary: Circa £22,500 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

SSEs £4m visitor centre at Pitlochry dam opened in January 2017 and is a highly popular destination for tourists and locals with around 100,000 visitors per year to the café and exhibition. State of the art technology showcases how hydro power was first brought to the Scottish Highlands; the ongoing story of renewable energy; and the ever popular ‘salmon story.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Café Supervisor to join our expanding team based in Pitlochry. This role has the potential for progression to Assistant Visitor Centre Manager.

We are looking for a team player who can work on their own initiative without supervision. They should have excellent organizational skills, the ability to work well under pressure to meet deadlines; have a strong customer focus and the drive and enthusiasm to achieve high standards within the workplace. Punctuality is important as well as attention to detail whilst following site procedures. Previous catering sector experience and a good level of understanding of health and safety measures within the café environment is essential.

Key Responsibilities:

– Oversee the day-to-day supervision of the Café team

– A genuine willingness to go above and beyond to support the team and provide a world class service to visitors

– Responsibility for all Health and Safety issues within the café

– Operation of till and ensuring correct money handling and receipts of cash

– Implement and uphold company policies, procedures, and codes of practice

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

– Basic understanding of word, excel and general internet access

– Experience of supervising others, working within a café environment and food hygiene certificates

– First Aid, experience of using a variety of catering and cleaning equipment would be an advantage

– Strong Customer service experience

About our Business

SSE’s business strategy places addressing the challenge of climate change at the very core of what we do – that’s why we have deliberately decided to link long-term business goals to the UN’s global goals for sustainable development. Our Sustainability Teams work across the group and externally with investors, competitors, governments, partners, suppliers and communities providing advice, support and challenge in order to help SSE’s businesses success and contribute to this strategy.

What’s in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for ‘Inclusion & Diversity at SSE‘ to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I’ll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Ellie on 01738 344755.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you’ll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.

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