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Gilbert White & The Oates Collections is a wonderful place to work, and we are a happy hardworking, team.

If you would like to join us, we currently have the following opportunities:

Assistant Manager (Catering)

Reporting to: General Manager Salary: Full Time (37.5 hours) £18,500 (Fixed Term Contract until 31.03.2016.)

Responsible for: Catering Operations, Staff & Volunteers

We are seeking an Assistant Manager (Catering) to take responsibility for ensuring the smooth and efficient provision of all catering operations at the Museum, providing the best possible quality experience to all visitors and ensuring adherence to all relevant operational procedures. The post holder will also provide occasional operational Duty Management cover for the day-to-day management of the Museum.

You will take a hands-on role in developing the catering operation at the Museum that encompasses Gilbert White’s House and associated listed buildings, and 16th century Hampshire barn all set within 30 acres of heritage garden and parkland. You will have a strong commercial awareness to increase income generation to support the charitable objectives of the Museum.

Your focus will be on performance standards and ensuring that agreed targets are continually met and maintained. You will lead Team Members (staff and volunters) by example, to maintain and build upon our reputation.

You will relish the challenge of this key role and be keen to work towards solutions. With a flexible and positive approach to work, you will have the ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.

Follow the links for the full Job Description, Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. Please note CV’s are not accepted. Please mark applications for the attention of Miriam Tong, General Manager.

To apply: please fill out the application form below.

Closing Date: Monday 4 May

Interviews: Monday 11th May

Assistant Manager (Catering) Job Description

 

General Manager 

Salary: Full Time £29,000 – £35,000

Gilbert White & The Oates Collections, an independent Accredited Museum in Selborne, Hampshire, is seeking a talented General Manager with a broad skill-set and experience. Located in a Grade I listed building, the Museum celebrates three explorers of the natural world, Gilbert White, Frank Oates and Captain Lawrence Oates. The Museum sits in thirty acres of Grade II* heritage gardens and parkland in the heart of the South Downs National Park.

The General Manager is responsible for contributing to and delivering the vision and strategic objectives expressed in the Museum’s Business Plan. Key objectives include ensuring the sustainability of the Museum as a major visitor attraction; leading and motivating the staff and volunteers; generating income streams and ensuring that education and lifelong learning, visitor engagement and participation remain core to the Museum’s work.

The General Manager will join the team during the development phase of a major Heritage Lottery funded project. This will deliver a long-term vision for the Museum consolidating our place in the historic landscape and pointing up the significance of the heritage house & gardens. The General Manager will work with the Trustees in forward planning, capital projects and strategic development. Together, the team will deliver the Museum’s financial and cultural objectives.

To apply: please fill out the application form below.

Closing date for applications (no CVs accepted): Thursday 30th April 2015

Interview Date: Thursday 7th May 2015

General Manager Job Description

 

Award-winning Tea Parlour seeks P/T Catering Assistant

Salary: £5.15 – £6.50 according to age. (Plus gratuities)

Hours by negotiation – typically one week-day 12.00noon – 5.00pm plus Saturdays 9.45am – 5.45pm. Additional hours available to cover holiday leave / extra functions.

We’re looking for someone with a passion for preparing good food and offering excellent customer service for our Tea Parlour and other function rooms. We specialise in light lunches and traditional teas. The ability to maintain a friendly, welcoming and cheerful manner under pressure is essential.

To apply: please fill out the application form below.

Catering Assistant Job Description

 

Award-winning Tea Parlour seeks P/T  Catering Assistant – 30 hours per week

Salary: £5.15 – £6.50 according to age.  (Plus gratuities) 

30 hours per week – typically 9.45am-3.00pm Tuesdays – Fridays plus Sundays 9.45am – 5.45pm.  Additional hours may be available to cover peak season / holiday leave / extra functions.

We’re looking for someone with a passion for preparing good food and offering excellent customer service for our Tea Parlour and other function rooms.  We specialise in light lunches and traditional teas.  The ability to maintain a friendly, welcoming and cheerful manner under pressure is essential.

To apply: please fill out the application form below.

Catering Assistant 30 hours per week Job Description

 

Assistant Housekeeper -(Part –Time / 10 hours per week minimum)

Reporting to: Duty Manager
Salary: Rate of pay £7.00 per hour.
Hours: A minimum of 10 hours per week – days / times by negotiation – but would necessitate some weekend working plus regular opportunities for additional hours covering extra functions/ holidays.

Responsible for: Presenting Gilbert White’s House and the rest of the Museum as an attractive venue to be enjoyed by our many visitors. This will entail the essential daily cleaning of public areas of the Museum, learning traditional techniques for cleaning period rooms and undertaking some cleaning duties at our Hampshire Barn, used for both our education programme and for events, including weddings. Reliability and an eye for detail essential.

Gilbert White’s House & Garden and The Oates Collection is an Independent Charitable Trust and Accredited Museum set in idyllic surroundings. We have a number of period room sets in addition to more modern exhibition rooms, together with the usual facilities associated with a busy heritage attraction.

To apply: please fill out the application form below.

 

Application Form and an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms are downloadable below. Submit them marked for the attention of Miriam Tong, General Manager, Gilbert White & The Oates Collections, Selborne, Alton, Hampshire GU34 3JH.

(CVs are not accepted.)

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form