Employment in Padstow

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Fancy working in Cornwall? Not many people can say their morning commute is alongside the beautiful Camel estuary, or their office view is over the colourful, working harbour of Padstow. By joining the team at The Basement, you are joining a family-run business that values the development and wellbeing of their staff.

Our current team are passionate about great food, friendly service and a happy working environment. We are all proud to consistently serve high quality, locally sourced dishes in a relaxed environment. We have a reputation for casual, efficient service and we look to recruit staff who will fit in with the happy vibes and ethos of our business.

We offer competitive wages including an equal share of tips alongside delicious staff meals whilst at work. Our flexible rotas can be tailored to fit around the individual, allowing for a great work/life balance. As part of The Basement team you will be given a 50% dining discount after 3 months of employment, (so you can treat loved ones without breaking the bank!) use of our corporate golf membership across various world-class courses in Cornwall, health and accident insurance and organised staff bonding events throughout the year. Training and career development opportunities are also available for all team members and kitchen staff will use modern, well-maintained culinary equipment that is subject to continual investment.

We do not offer accommodation with the job role however, Cornwall is a place where locals look after each other, and we are constantly in the loop about available properties and rooms. Otherwise, just have a look online, there’s always plenty of places popping up and we are more than happy to help you with your house hunt. If you’re relocating to Cornwall we may be able to provide accommodation for one week subject to availability – please just ask for further info.

If you’re an ambitious individual who would like to work in the beautiful town of Padstow, located on the north coast of Cornwall, then check out the job roles below and send us your CV and cover letter to info@thebasement.co.uk – we will keep them on file and contact you when we have a suitable opening. If you’d like an application form, just pop in.

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We currently have the following opportunities:

Full job details on application.

Kitchen assistants £8.50+ph +tips (2 positions)
We are looking for an organised , energentic person(s) to aid the chefs on a day-to-day basis in all areas of the kitchen to include food preparation, cleaning and washing the didhes.  This is aguably one of the most important roles in the business so whilst we dont really need experience we do need a work ethic and the abaility to communicate effecively whilst enjoying the work environment.

For the right candidate and the appropriate dedication this role could develop into a role with cooking responsibility and further down the line becoming a chef.

Sous chef (position filled)
We are looking for an organised gastro/rosette level Sous Chef to assist our head in leading our very busy kitchen.  You must possess excellent leadership skills, an eye for detail, combined with a passion for using quality local produce.

The right candidate will have the ability to work calmly and accurately under pressure and have a passion for innovative and exciting gastro menus through lunch and dinner services as well as serving breakfast. They will be able to take control of all aspects of the kitchen in the absence of the head and be able to accurately manage potion control and stock levels.
This is a full time, permanent, year-round role with a chance to make a mark in the competitive streets of Padstow and indeed Cornwall. Starting mid Febuary 2018

Chef de partie £19K (2) + tips
We are looking for an organised gastro/rosette level Chef to work in our very busy kitchen.  You must possess referenced experience showing a sound chef knowledge with all basic/intermediate skills, an eye for detail, combined with a passion for using quality local produce.

The right candidate will have the ability to work calmly and accurately under pressure and have a passion for innovative and exciting gastro menus through lunch and dinner services as well as serving breakfast. They will be able to manage allocated sections of the kitchen and be able to accurately manage potion control and stock levels.
This is a full time, permanent, year-round role with a chance to make a mark in the competitive streets of Padstow and indeed Cornwall.

Waiting staff – full and part time £8.50+ph + tips

If you have a passion for food, a bubbly personality and a happy-go-lucky outlook on life, you’ll fit in perfectly as a member of our front of house team. Previous experience isn’t essential, just a strong work ethic and plenty of drive, coupled with the friendly customer service that The Basement are renowned for. Hours can be extremely flexible, ranging from just one night a week to full time employment. We also offer various training schemes to aid the continual development of our staff in the hospitality sector. This, coupled with our competitive rate of pay, means we offer a fun and rewarding work environment for our waiting staff.

To get in contact either

>> Forward on your CV with covering letter and details of the position your looking for and any associated levels of experience to info@thebasement.co.uk
>> Pop in for an application form with your CV