Careers@Skern

Careers in the outdoors:

Instructor/Tutor's for 2020

Details

Skern Lodge is a well-established outdoor centre in North Devon. We are a highly regarded provider of adventure activities, field studies and development training; our success is due to the high calibre of our team and their wide range of knowledge and skills.

We are looking for instructors to join our team for the 2020 season.

Candidates will need to;

  • Be passionate about outdoor learning

  • Have pride in their work

  • Be customer focused

  • Work well within a dynamic team

  • Have at least one seasons experience working in the industry

 

Qualifications

  • Current first aid certificate

  • At least one NGB from either British Canoeing and/or Mountain Training

  • Additional relevant outdoor qualifications welcomed

  • Driving licence, including D1 and D1+E desirable but not essential.

 

Other Information;

  • Salary is dependent on age and experience

  • Support & assistance with further NGB training and qualifications

  • Food and accommodation available on-site at a subsidised rate

 

If you still wish to join a professional well established team with a clear focus on development, please email a copy of your CV along with a covering letter highlighting your experience and qualifications, to Linda Haines

linda@skernlodge.co.uk

 

Closing date: Wednesday, 12th February 2020

Contract Start: Mid-April 2020

 

Careers in catering:

Senior Catering Assistant/Chef

Details

Working hours between 16 to 30 hours over 7 days from 7am to 7pm.  This will involve a mix of straight & split shifts on a rota basis, including evenings and weekends.

Annualised from February to the end of season - approximately the end of November.

Uniform provided and all meals whilst on duty.

Wages depend on experience.

Requirements

Food hygiene certificate is an advantage along with NVQ in catering or equivalent.

Must be able to work on own as well as part of a team.

Duties

Food preparation including sandwiches, light meals & salads.

Serving and cooking breakfast, lunch & dinners to customers and colleagues.

General kitchen duties including washing up & cleaning.

To apply for the above position please send in a current CV and written application to Becky van der Zalm at Skern Lodge, Appledore, Bideford EX39 1NG or email becky@skernlodge.co.uk

Apprentice Production Chef

Details

Working to gain a Level 2 Production Chef Qualification. 

Working 30 hours over 5 days.  This will involve a mix of straight & split shifts on a rota basis, including evenings and weekends.

Uniform provided and all meals whilst on duty.

Possible start date 20th May 2019.

Requirements

GCSE's Grade C (or equivalent) in Maths & English is an advantage.

Great communication skills.

Ability to work as part of a team.

Duties

Food preparation including sandwiches, light meals & salads.

Assisting the Chef as required including food preparation, desserts and cooking of evening meals when required.

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinners to customers and colleagues.

General kitchen duties.

Full details of position and how to apply can be found at: https://bit.ly/2HvzV9n

Senior Production Chef Apprentice

Details

Working to gain a Level 3 Senior Production Chef Qualification. 

Working 30 hours a week.  This will involve a mix of straight & split shifts on a rota basis, including evenings and weekends.

Uniform provided and all meals whilst on duty.

Possible start date 20th May 2019.

Requirements

A level 2 in Professional Cookery/Commis Chef.  Maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process.

Great communication skills.

Ability to work as part of a team.

Ability to work under pressure.

Duties

To assist as Chef.

General kitchen duties to include cleaning & washing up.

Preparation of home-made sweets when necessary.

Providing a salad bar to accompany each evening meal.

Full details of position and how to apply can be found at: https://bit.ly/2TzA42V

Instructor / Field Studies Tutor

We currently have no vacancies.

Apprentice Instructor posts

We currently have no vacancies.

Vacancies come up yearly and will be advertised here and nationally on the gov.uk website.

Housekeeping

We currently have no vacancies.

Vacancies come up occasionally and we will advertise these here and locally via the job centre.

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