Careers at Thoresby

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Current Vacancies:

Catering Assistant Manager / Supervisor

Role Summary:

Responsible for quality and efficiency by effectively managing service excellence and food quality. Reporting to the Catering Manager, responsible for assisting with the management of the cafeteria and bar team, daily service, and introducing innovative solutions and quality service in line with Thoresby objectives and standards. Establish and maintain a committed and engaged team.

Person Profile:

In the role, the candidate must be able to demonstrate…

• A passion for service: warm, friendly, open personality with all-around communication skills. Ability to motivate and organise a team;
• A love of food and drink: a keen interest in food and enjoys experimenting with new tastes, flavours and food concepts;
• A performance-driven approach: able to operate and stay calm within a pressured environment;
• Taking the Initiative: takes responsibility, and is committed to achieving growth by implementing a culture of quality, innovation, adaptability and challenging the norm;
• A can-do approach: a positive mindset and inclination to find solutions;
• Respecting Commitments: able to effectively listen, and implement requirements;
• Able to act independently: can recognise independently where there is a need for action;
• Organisational Ability: high level of organisational talent and professionalism and able to successfully demonstrate skills in personnel management and employee motivation;
• Career Development: looking to develop their career with an ambition to progress;


Job Description:

Thoresby offers a range of hospitality services including a cafeteria, bar, and events held within the park and surrounding grounds.

The service requirements operate 7 days a week with hospitality and events services available in the evenings as needed.


Responsibilities will be as follows:

 Cover the Catering Manager in their absence;

  • Proactive management of the hospitality team. Responsible for assisting the Catering Manager in, training and people development to deliver an efficient, high-quality service. Assist with weekly staff rotas and routines;
  • Accountable for ensuring ongoing team communications, ensuring that all staff understand they are part of a “one team approach”;
  • Demonstrates and ensures the highest level of customer service is communicated and embedded within the team;
  • Develop the food and service offer ensuring that standards are high and constantly innovating and on-trend.
  • Accountable for Food Safety, COSHH, H&S, and duty of care to customers and colleagues;
  • Work closely with the manager, checking and implementing standards daily, and supervising events;
  • Liaise with the Thoresby events team;
  • Assist with maintaining, ordering and controlling food stocks within budget;

The general weekly working hours of this position are 35 on a 5/7 basis as required. However, longer daily hours may need to be worked in case of events in the evenings or on weekends/holidays.

The Assistant Manager reports to Catering Manager.


Qualifications and Experience:

The candidate will have appropriate training and work experience in a comparable facility, ideally with some food preparation skills. They will have a proven track record of organisational skills as well as leadership and management capabilities. A high level of communication skills is important. The ideal candidate is highly reliable, has very good stamina, can work under pressure, and can multi-task.


To be successful you will:

• Have experience as a supervisor or Assistant Manager in a busy, customer-facing environment
• Be people-focused –caring about the welfare and development of your team
• Love the challenge of meeting business targets
• Strive for excellence, always
• Be passionate about delivering a memorable customer experience

If you have a great attitude, bags of energy and love interacting with customers then we’d love to hear from you!



Salary: Competitive


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General Maintenance Operative

General Maintenance Operative


The role of general estate operative is to maintain the estate’s assets. You will be expected to carry out preventative and reactive building maintenance, redecorations, and development works.


Main Responsibilities


  1. To assist in the preventative maintenance of the estate’s domestic and commercial properties.
  2. To assist with the reactive maintenance of the estate’s domestic and commercial properties.
  3. To assist with the internal and external redecoration of the estate’s domestic and commercial properties.
  4. To assist with the redevelopment of the estate’s assets.
  5. To assist with ground works.
  6. Being able to prioritise and work under pressure with multiple tasks and deadlines; Ability to troubleshoot at very short notice, being able to find alternative solutions should unforeseen situations occur.
  7. To work flexibly within the Estates Team to provide support to other team members as required with other jobs and activities.
  8. To adhere to health and safety procedures, providing a safe environment for the staff and members of the public.
  9. To undertake any other duties in line with the grade of the post requested by the management to meet short term requirements.


The ideal candidate will be sociable and confident with the ability to prioritise tasks. The role is 39 hours per week, Monday – Friday. Previous experience within a similar role is essential.


Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact every applicant individually. If you have not heard back from us within 7 days of applying, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.


Salary: Competitive


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