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Maître d’ / Dining Room Coordinator

Food & Beverage Coordinator
About The Role

 * highly competitive rates of pay  * instant access to your wages. No need to wait for payday! * exclusive employee discounts incl. retail and leisure savings * excellent career development incl. formal training * free parking * well-supported environment *  

Are you tired of working difficult split shifts?

Do you want to address your work life balance, whilst continuing to create?

40.75 hours per week - working shifts from Sunday to Thursday
  • Sunday to Wednesday: 10:30 - 20:00
  • Thursday: 10:30 - 16:30 
Up to £9 per hour

The Hawthorns Braintree are currently seeking a dedicated, enthusiastic and committed team player to join us as a Dining Room Coordinator.  As Dining Room Coordinator you will be responsible for all aspects of the dining room, serving meals to our resident’s in-line with procedures in a courteous, friendly and efficient manner.  Demonstrable experience in a Hotel, Rest Home or full Service Restaurant or any other hospitality related background is desirable.

All candidates must hold a current Food Hygiene Certificate.

The key responsibilities of our Dining Room Coordinators are:

  • Coordinate and manage the dining room.
  • Take responsibility for the coffee lounge beverage area.
  • Responsibility for servers shift rotas and ensuring adequate cover at all meal times.
  • Manage server’s recruitment, induction, on the job training, evaluations and probation in conjunction with the management team and HR.
  • Promote team work and have a hands on attitude/approach.
  • Motivate staff and identify and solve possible staff issues.
  • Liaise with the Head Chef to ensure food service is consistent and of high quality
  • Organize the dining areas to accommodate special events, assist with such events and provide the correct staffing numbers required
  • Check food and beverage carts for meal requirements and re-stock when required.
  • Clear dishes from tables, clear and wash tables and chairs.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with all residents, family, visitors and colleagues.

The role will require you to work shifts on a rota to include weekends.

About The Company

Hawthorns Retirement provides a unique concept of luxury, apartment-style retirement communities set within a purpose-built facility.  The Hawthorns first launched in the UK in 1985 in Clevedon, Somerset.  This was followed by The Hawthorns in Eastbourne in 1999, The Hawthorns in Braintree, Essex in 2009. With all three award-winning UK retirement villages.

In 2015, The Hawthorns, Aldridge located in the West Midlands was added, building upon the values and quality of service already established, but with the extended level of service to include care and support based upon resident needs. Registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC), greater peace of mind is now provided.

Launched in March 2018 at Northampton The Hawthorns Northampton is the latest edition to the Hawthorns portfolio and is leading the development of our retirement concept into the 21st century. This retirement community will take The Hawthorns to new levels of luxury retirement living and is proving to be a very popular choice for people across in their retirement years across Northamptonshire.

Proof of eligibility to work in the UK is essential.