Catering Manager - Bath

Bath, Somerset
06 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a brand new and exciting opportunity for an experienced Catering Manager to oversee the catering provision at the newly refurbished Bath Sports and Leisure Centre diner based in Bath, Somerset and is one of only a few of our facilities that provides an in-house catering function.

Our customers are discerning and likely to place an emphasis on health and quality. As a business, we take our social responsibility seriously; we support local suppliers where possible and use Fairtrade products as well as suppliers with social enterprise links.

Understanding the potential requirements of our customers, you will source and order food and beverage items accordingly as well as inputting into the menu and even helping with the cooking when needed. This role offers a real chance to show that you can take ownership and responsibility of the cafe and come up with new ideas to make it a success with existing customers and potential new customers alike. The importance of customer care in this role is key and you will lead and inspire your team to deliver the high standards that you expect.

This role would suit an experienced team leader or manager from a cafe environment or catering manager with ambitions to take their career to the next level. You will be an excellent team player with a Food Hygiene Certificate Level 3, COSHH knowledge and ideally an NVQ Level 2 in Catering & Hospitality. Naturally, you will understand the business side of catering such as managing P&L accounts and budgets, running bespoke events and even marketing input.

In return, we offer:

  • Pension
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Discounted membership at our leisure centres
  • The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we are run plus associated social events
  • Career pathways
  • Ongoing training and development

If you think you would be a good fit for this role, apply now.

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications, age and location.

To be shortlisted for the role, internal applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to GLL by becoming a Society member where eligible.

About Us
GLL is the UK’s largest leisure provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer.

GLL is an equal opportunities employer.