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Weekend 16 Hour Food & Beverage Assistant

Job description




Parkwood Leisure was established over 20 years ago and is now one of the UK's leading operators of publicly owned leisure facilities. We’re a company that’s proud to deliver a first-class service to each of the facilities we manage and is committed to working with local communities to make a difference and provide a healthier and happier lifestyle to the communities we serve. The Company prides itself on its exemplary health and safety record and commitment to staff.


Primary objectives for the Food and Beverage Assistant will be:

  • 8 Hour shift on Saturday and Sunday

  • To supervise the day to day operations of the bar and catering facilities.

  • To ensure the highest possible standards of Health and Safety and customer care.

The Food and Beverage Assistant will focus day to day on the following tasks:

  • To supervise the day to day operation of the bar, restaurant and kitchen of the Centre.

  • To prepare and cook meals and snacks in accordance with the requirements of the Centre.

  • To undertake front of house bar duties as necessary.

  • To ensure that all food is covered, stored, labelled and dated to meet the food safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1995 or the terms of subsequent legislation.

  • Make sure that food is handled, stored, prepared and served in such a way and such condition as to prevent and contamination of food and drink.

  • To ensure that the kitchen and bar areas are entered only by authorised persons.

  • To ensure that all cleaning duties are completed whilst on shift.

  • To ensure that all injuries involving staff and members of the public are reported to the Centre Manager.

  • To record any complaints and to pass to the Centre Manager.

  • To ensure all Health and Safety procedures are carried out at all times.

  • Ensure that a consistently high level of service is delivered to customers.

  • To assist in the management of the Centre’s quality assurance systems and procedures.

  • To undertake cleaning duties as required.

  • To undertake any regulatory requirements.

  • To be responsible and accountable for cash handling as required. 

  • Ensure that company financial regulations are adhered to in terms of cash handling.

  • To ensure that a safe and efficient service is provided for the public.

  • Act as a key holder as required. 

  • To undertake any other duties as may be required by the Centre Manager to ensure that the business objectives of the contract are achieved.



Ideally, but not necessary the post holder will preferably hold a recognised qualification in Catering, or related subject, first aid certificate and Food and Hygiene Certificate along with strong knowledge of the Leisure or related industry in a small/medium sized enterprise. 


Among the personal characteristics sought the applicant:

  • Must be able to build strong relationships with customers, clients and employees.

  • Must be able to communicate at different levels of the organisation, both listen and direct.

  • Must be able to meet the demands of the role by working additional hours when required. 

  • Must be able to maintain and, be committed to good employee relations and deliver quality training. 

  • Must be able to work from various locations as and when required. 

What can Parkwood Leisure offer you?

  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person / Employee discount portal / Company sick pay / Career Progression and More!

We are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers that are committed to inclusion and diversity. If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.