We’re Hiring!

Seasonal Breakfast Chef

We’re currently looking for a person to join us at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy over the summer season to cook breakfast (with a potential to do more if required). We cater for a wide range of clientele from International Sailors and Conference Delegates to members of the public.

As a Breakfast Chef, you will be responsible for ensuring that breakfast is prepared and presented to a high quality.

This could be just a part-time morning job or a full-time role if desired cooking both breakfast & lunch, there will be NO split shifts.

Previous experience is necessary, we need to you to be reliable and committed to the early starts and can demonstrate:

  • Self-motivation
  • Flexibility and initiative
  • Team working skills
  • Ability to work under pressure

 

If you think you have the skills to join our small, friendly Catering team, please contact: reception@wpnsa.org.uk for further details and an application form.

Sous Chef

Do you enjoy variety, challenge and working as part of a team? We’re currently looking for A Sous Chef to join us at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy.

Our kitchen produces a wide range of food and no two days will be the same - whether it’s feeding teams of hungry sailors or producing Canapes for a wedding reception - there will be plenty to do and you won’t be bored!

Your main responsibilities as a Chef:

  • Working alongside fellow Chefs
  • Producing dishes to meet the required standards
  • Ensuring food safety and health and hygiene
  • Confidently supporting a kitchen team during a busy service in the absence of the Head Chef
  • Take part in creating new dishes and writing new menus

This job is full time and there will be typically NO split shifts but will involve evening and weekend work.

The ideal person for this role will have:

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work under pressure and on their own initiative
  • Flexibility to react to changing business needs
  • Team working skills

If you think you have the know-how and personality to join our small, friendly Catering team,  please contact: reception@wpnsa.org.uk for further details and an application form.

Full Time Receptionist

The Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy is currently recruiting for a full  time receptionist to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join this well established and world - renowed sailing venue. You will be the face of WPNSA and will be responsible for ensuring that the highest quality of service is provided to our customers whether they are “first time” or Olympic sailors. In this busy environment a hands - on approach and an ability to adapt to last minute changes in demand is essential.

Main responsibilities

  • Welcoming visitors and providing information to the various users groups that attend the WPNSA
  • Answering incoming phone calls, taking messages and forwarding as appropriate.
  • Ensure the reception area is maintained in a professional manner and in a way that provides an efficient service.
  • Managing a number of key administrative areas including boat hoisting, membership and campervan bookings.
  • Reconciling and accounting for all sales and monies received during the day.

 

The ideal candidate

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • An energetic and positive outlook, and a willingness to ‘muck in’ in what is sometimes in an extremely busy environment.
  • Previous reception or administrative experience, including the delivery of high endcustomer service.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the confidence to deal with all types of customer.
  • The ability to work as part of a team and a ‘hands on’ approach to all aspects of administration.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work under pressure and on your own initiative.
  • Experience of cash handling.
  • Flexibility to react to changing business needs.

40 hours per week including regular weekend work. Salary dependant on experience.

Please contact reception@wpnsa.org.uk for further details and an application form.

If you are interested in Volunteering here at WPNSA, please visit our Volunteering page for further information.

 

Contact: Reception
Telephone: 01305 866000