Catering Assistant at Fingringhoe Wick Nature Discovery Park

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Colchester, United Kingdom

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4 days ago

Closing date: Tuesday 29 November 2022
Salary: £19,090.50 per annum
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time

Fingringhoe Wick Nature Discovery Park,

Fingringhoe Wick Nature Discovery Park
South Green Road Fingringhoe, Colchester , Essex, CO5 7DN
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A Catering Assistant is needed at our Nature Discovery Park in Fingringhoe Wick, near Colchester, on a full-time, permanent basis.

Our friendly and passionate team at Fingringhoe Wick Nature Discovery Park provide fantastic customer service to our visitors to the Trust. Situated on the picturesque views overlooking the Colne Estuary, our Fingringhoe Wick site is Essex Wildlife Trust’s first visitor centre and nature reserve, which a wildlife haven of over 200 acres hosting up to 200 species of birds, 27 species of dragonflies and damselflies, 24 species of butterfly, 350 species of flowering plants, as well as Adders, Badgers and many other animals.

The post holder will need to be a team player who can interact with our visitors in a friendly and engaging way, ensuring excellent customer service aabblways at the forefront. Working predominately within the café, the post holder will be taking orders, preparing and serving hot and cold food and beverage orders and clearing tables. We are looking for a friendly individual with an interest in catering, nature and wildlife in this visitor engagement role. Our profits from the Nature Discovery Centre’s are used to fund the conservation, educational and other work key of the Trust.

The role is permanent position working 37.5 hours per week on a rota basis between 9:00am and 5:00pm, Monday and Sunday with a starting salary is £19,090.50 per annum. For further information about our Fingringhoe Wick site, please visit

Benefits include free life assurance, branded uniform, parking and enhanced annual leave and sick pay provisions increasing with length of service. More information on our rewards package can be found in the ‘Role Information Pack’ on our website.

Essex Wildlife Trust are the county’s leading conservation charity, committed to protecting wildlife and inspiring a lifelong love of nature; and we would love you to join our committed and enthusiastic team. Our values are Inspiring, Collaborative, United and Professional.

The closing date for receipt of application is Tuesday 29 November 2022 with interviews arranged for Monday 12 December 2022.

Supporting Documents

  • Role Information Pack
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