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The Orchard, established in 2012, is a family-run business that manages two restaurant sites. We are looking for new team members to join our Orchard family.


Before you scroll any further there are a few things we are looking for in candidates: 

  • a real passion for hospitality

  • a wonderful sense of humour 

  • a brilliant work ethic

  • the flexibility to work evenings and weekends

  • and access to private transport (so that you can easily get to both of our restaurants if required). 



CURRENT VACANCIES



SHIFT SUPERVISOR

20+ Hours Per Week

Part Time / Full Time

We are looking for a charismatic, confident and customer-focused (afternoon/evening) Shift Supervisor to join the Orchard team.


​The right candidate is over the age of 18 years, has previous restaurant/bar/event experience, is able to commit to at least 20 hours a week (potentially up to 40 hours a week) and has flexibility to work shifts from 2.30pm or 6pm until late. Availability to work both weekdays and weekends is also essential (and some morning shifts may be required to cover holidays etc.). We can however be quite flexible with the number of hours available each week and we would consider both part time and full time applicants.

So what’s involved with being a Shift Supervisor at The Orchard?

  • The Shift Supervisor is responsible for running the shift and ensuring excellent customer service

  • They are a great team leader and fantastic at getting the most out of each team member during the shift

  • They are required to cash up and lock up at the end of the evening

  • They oversee food service, operate the bar and on occasion, help with managing private function events

  • They are fun, dynamic, motivated and have an incredible eye for detail – but most importantly, they get to know customers and can easily build rapport


​The perks of working with us:


  • On the job training and the opportunity to gain work experience across our restaurant sites (if that is of interest)

  • Free car parking

  • A food allowance

  • Staff discount when off shift or at our other restaurant site

  • An Employee Assistance Programme provided by Health Assured

  • Pension contributions

  • & the ability to have your ideas heard in a family-run business,

  • as well as career progression as we continue to grow our company.


Salary will be discussed at interview, approximately £10.00-£10.45 p/h starting salary, subject to experience.

Feel free to contact us should you have any questions prior to applying.

To apply, please click on the link below and send over your CV and a quick covering email outlining your availability/hours you can commit to. 

 

PART-TIME POSITIONS

Are you over the age of 18? A team player? Available to work evenings & weekends on a regular basis? Love a fast paced working environment? 

We are looking for Restaurant Assistants, Chefs & Kitchen Assistants.

We are anticipating a very busy future as restrctions start to lift, so drop us an email to info@theorchardletchworth.co.uk with your CV & availability.  

You need passion, a great work ethic and tonnes of energy!

(Chef applicants require previous proven experience in a professional kitchen.)