Duties & Responsibilities:
What our customers enjoy for breakfast, lunch and dinner - and anything in between - is your main responsibility. You'll use your excellent relationship building skills, make recommendations and prepare food. How our customers view you will, ultimately, be how they view Waitrose.
You're always putting yourself in our customers' shoes, thinking on your feet to provide them with a personal experience that they love every time they visit Waitrose. Your energy, pace and love of food shines through every minute of every day.
Required essential skills, experience and qualifications:
This role will require work with open-food. For hygiene reasons, successful applicants must be non-nail biters. You don't wait to be told, you're self sufficient and full of energy. You drop everything for your customers - they are your number one focus and you use your judgement to make sure every customer you interact with leaves feeling they matter most to us. Please give details of any Catering and/or Hospitality skills, qualifications or experience in your application. We request that candidates only apply for this position if you can fully commit to the advertised working hours, or we will be unable to proceed with your application. Please note we reserve the right to close the vacancy early in light of a large response.
As a Partner you will enjoy our unique benefits package, including staff discount, subsidised food in Partner dining rooms, discounts in local restaurants, subsidised learning, access to exclusive Partnership hotels and so much more.
We request that candidates only apply for this position if you can fully commit to the advertised working hours and the full term of the contract, or we will be unable to proceed with your application.
Please consider the following when making your application:
- We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early
- Print off the job description now if you require it
Focusing on delighting our customers when they come into our shops means we need flexibility from all Partners, which might include early starts, late finishes and weekend working.
We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership visit this site - https://www.jlpjobs.com/about/diversityandinclusion/ We have a number of different ways to work flexibly so, at your interview, feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, it may open the door to not only a new role but a new way of working.
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