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Vacancies as of 26th October 2021

We are looking for the right people to fill the vacancies below. If it’s you, then please get in touch.

Front of House Assistant

Peasmarsh Restaurant
Main Street
Peasmarsh
Nr Rye
East Sussex
TN31 6YD

Contract: Full time

Hours: Minimum 45 Hours a week across 5 days Excluding Sundays

Job Description:

We are a happy and hardworking team here at Jempsons and we’re looking for a Restaurant assistant to join our team.

You’ll become part of our friendly Restaurant team and play a key part in welcoming customers and providing exceptional service working front of house in our busy restaurant.

No previous experience required; full training will be provided.

We’d love to hear from you if you have a great attitude and lots of enthusiasm.

You will receive a bespoke induction on appointment and further professional training & development opportunities are available.

What you’ll be doing:

With your love of working with people, positive attitude and desire to provide an excellent service, you’ll welcome and look after every customer who visits our restaurant.

Using your excellent attention to detail, you’ll ensure all signage is displayed correctly and the food served looks delicious.

You will be working within a bustling atmosphere as part of passionate team, this role plays a core part in providing a fantastic experience to our customers at Jempson’s.

Working predominantly front of house this role involves; serving hot food, cakes and snacks, preparing hot drinks, taking orders, table clearing and pot washing – all whilst providing exceptional service in everything you do.

From time to time, you may also be required to assist the kitchen team with food prep.

Who we’re looking for:

Helpful & Friendly

Customer focused with a positive attitude

Enthusiastic with a willingness to learn

A team player, but also can work on your own initiative

Attention to detail

Good time keeper

Good level of personal hygiene

Self-motivated

Adaptable to cope with peaks and troughs of business

IT literate

Numerate

Experience of working in a fast paced, catering environment

The ability to work well under pressure

Excellent customer service skills

Reliable transport is required.

 

Accountable to: The Head Chef

Hourly rate: £8.95 per hour

28 days holiday (including bank holidays)

Uniform provided

Free onsite parking

Store discount

Apply for this position:

If you would like to apply for this position please complete and return an APPLICATION FORM to:

Clemie Mendes,  Jempson’s Peasmarsh Restaurant ,  Main Street ,  Peasmarsh ,  Nr Rye ,  East Sussex ,  TN31 6YD

Assistant Development Chef/Commis Chef/Kitchen Porter

Peasmarsh Restaurant
Main Street
Peasmarsh
Nr Rye
East Sussex
TN31 6YD

Contract: Full time

Hours: Minimum 45 Hours p/w across 5 days (Excluding Sunday)

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:

We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Development Chef/Commis Chef/Kitchen Porter to join our busy kitchen team.

We are looking for enthusiastic person with an interest in food and a willingness to learn.

You need to be a team player who enjoys cooking with locally produced ingredients and working in a fast-paced environment. We’ll offer you development and training to increase your knowledge and skills.

With your love of food and your appetite to provide an exceptional food for our customers, you’ll work with the Executive Chef to prepare delicious food.

You’ll always be looking to maximise income opportunities by minimising waste and controlling costs and resources. With your attention to detail, you’ll ensure each dish is fresh, tasty and beautifully presented every time.

As a member of the catering team, you will contribute to the daily requisitioning, preparation and production in all areas to meet Jempson’s agreed standards in line with legislative standards and agreed procedures.

To make this happen we need to ensure our Development Kitchen is presented to the highest standard and are compliant with all relevant legislation around food hygiene and COSHH. You will work effectively with the team to deliver great results.

28 days holiday (including bank holidays)

Hourly rate: According to experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

NVQ Level 2 Preparation & Cookery or equivalent

Holds Food Hygiene certificate level 2 (including allergen training)

Knowledge of HACCP procedures

Desirable:

Health and safety training

COSHH training

Good level of numeracy and literacy

Skills:

Ability to use own initiative

Enthusiastic

Good communicator

Good team player

Attention to detail

Good time keeper

Good level of personal hygiene

Self-motivated

Adaptable to cope with peaks and troughs of business

Essential Experience:

Has previous kitchen experience

Has worked as part of a team

Proven ability in carrying out instructions

Wants to use the experience able to be gained from this role to further career and develop skills

Reliable transport is required

 

Apply for this position:

If you would like to apply for this position please complete and return an APPLICATION FORM to:

Clemie Mendes,  Jempson’s Peasmarsh Restaurant ,  Main Street ,  Peasmarsh ,  Nr Rye ,  East Sussex ,  TN31 6YD

Commis Chef

Peasmarsh Restaurant
Main Street
Peasmarsh
Nr Rye
East Sussex
TN31 6YD

Contract: Full time

Hours: Minimum 45 Hours p/w across 5 days (Excluding Sunday)

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:

We are currently recruiting for a Commis Chef to join our busy kitchen team.

We are looking for enthusiastic person with an interest in food and a willingness to learn.

You need to be a team player who enjoys cooking with locally produced ingredients and working in a fast-paced environment. We’ll offer you development and training to increase your knowledge and skills.

With your love of food and your appetite to provide an exceptional service to your customers, you’ll work with the Head Chef to prepare delicious food.

You’ll always be looking to maximise income opportunities by minimising waste and controlling costs and resources. With your attention to detail, you’ll ensure each dish is fresh, tasty and beautifully presented every time.

As a member of the catering team, you will contribute to the daily requisitioning, preparation, production and serving of food for a quality service in all areas to meet Jempson’s agreed standards in line with legislative standards and agreed procedures.

To make this happen we need to ensure our kitchen and restaurant is presented to the highest standard and are compliant with all relevant legislation around food hygiene and COSHH. You will work effectively with the team to deliver great results.

28 days holiday (including bank holidays)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE.

Knowledge essential:

NVQ Level 2 Preparation & Cookery or equivalent

Holds Food Hygiene certificate level 2 (including allergen training)

Knowledge of HACCP procedures

Desirable:

Health and safety training

COSHH training

Good level of numeracy and literacy

Skills:

Ability to use own initiative

Enthusiastic

Good communicator

Good team player

Attention to detail

Good time keeper

Good level of personal hygiene

Self motivated

Adaptable to cope with peaks and troughs of business

Experience Essential.

Has previous kitchen experience

Has worked as part of a team

Proven ability in carrying out instructions

Wants to use the experience able to be gained from this role to further career and develop skills

Own transport is essential.

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Apply for this position:

If you would like to apply for this position please complete and return an APPLICATION FORM to:

Clemie Mendes,  Jempson’s Peasmarsh Restaurant ,  Main Street ,  Peasmarsh ,  Nr Rye ,  East Sussex ,  TN31 6YD

Delicatessen Assistant

Peasmarsh Superstore
Main Street
Peasmarsh
Nr Rye
East Sussex
TN31 6YD

Contract: Full time

Hours:

Job Description:

Our Busy Deli Department is looking for a self-motivated Assistant to support our current team and improve the customers shopping experience. During our busy periods, we expect the assistant to perform any tasks necessary to ensure a high-quality customer experience. During our quieter periods, we expect the assistant to pitch in with all other duties as required. The ideal candidate will have excellent communicational and customer service skills and who can also be flexible with work hours (this includes evenings, weekends and holidays).

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Welcome each customer with a smile & friendly greeting
  • Help customers with queries by explaining the products & their ingredients
  • Build up a rapport with the customers through conversation and honest recommendations
  • Upsell extra items when appropriate
  • Add toppings to Pizza bases & package Pizzas
  • Ensure the heated self-service cabinet is fully stocked
  • Learn how to prepare, cook and handle ‘Rotisserie’ chicken
  • Replenish the displays as the items are sold
  • Portion various meats & cheeses, making sure they are correctly labelled
  • Date check / Rotate stock items
  • Maintain the Zero Waste section.
  • Ensure all food items are properly stored and at the appropriate temperatures
  • Ensure the entire department is constantly deep cleaned throughout the day
  • Maintain high food safety and sanitation standards in accordance with the current laws and legislations
  • Maintain HACCPS sheets throughout each shift
  • Maintain compliance with all Jempson’s company policies and procedures

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Level 2 Hygiene Certificate is advantageous but not essential as training will be given
  • Excellent verbal communicational capabilities
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Capable of interpreting customers words and showing them products that meet their needs
  • Willingness to become subject matter expert
  • Able to walk / stand for 100 per cent of each shift
  • The ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance is essential

Own transport is essential.

Apply for this position:

If you would like to apply for this position please complete and return an APPLICATION FORM to:

Michael Atkins / Darren Rich,  Jempson’s Peasmarsh Superstore ,  Main Street ,  Peasmarsh ,  Nr Rye ,  East Sussex ,  TN31 6YD

Checkout Customer Assistant

Peasmarsh Superstore
Main Street
Peasmarsh
Nr Rye
East Sussex
TN31 6YD

Contract: Full time

Hours: Varying Between 7am and 7pm

Job Description:

We have been grocers for over 85 years and our customers are at the heart of everything we do.

The role on our checkouts is one of the most important, as you will be the last memory customers will have of their great shopping experience.

The Role:

You will be serving customers ensuring they receive an easy, seamless, memorable and personalised shopping trip.

You will need:

A passion for delivering great service, greeting customers with a smile and serving them with pride.

The ability to demonstrate excellent communications skills and build rapport with customers.

Be able to maintain a high standard of customer service at all times.

Work as part of a team to complete other store duties as required.

Own transport is essential.

Apply for this position:

If you would like to apply for this position please complete and return an APPLICATION FORM to:

Nigel Carter,  Jempson’s Peasmarsh Superstore ,  Main Street ,  Peasmarsh ,  Nr Rye ,  East Sussex ,  TN31 6YD

General Assistant – Produce

Peasmarsh Superstore
Main Street
Peasmarsh
Nr Rye
East Sussex
TN31 6YD

Contract: Full time

Hours: Varying Between 7am and 7pm

Job Description:

Our busy fresh produce department requires a self-motivated assistant with an immediate start.

The role will be over varying shifts, including Saturday’s with 7am starts / 7pm finish.

It involves stock replenishment as well as quality control, there will also be some heavy lifting.

No experience is necessary as full training will be given.

Additional hours will be required to cover holidays or sickness.

Own transport is essential.

Apply for this position:

If you would like to apply for this position please complete and return an APPLICATION FORM to:

Nigel Carter,  Jempson’s Peasmarsh Superstore ,  Main Street ,  Peasmarsh ,  Nr Rye ,  East Sussex ,  TN31 6YD

Sales Assistant / Cashier

Peasmarsh Petrol Station
Main Street
Peasmarsh
Nr Rye
East Sussex
TN31 6YD

Contract: Full time

Hours: Varying Between 6am and 9pm

Job Description:

We are looking for a cheerful, friendly applicant to work in our busy petrol station on a variety of shifts throughout the week, including Saturdays and evenings, varying between our opening hours of 6am to 9pm with an immediate start.

The ideal applicant will be a positively motivated, able to communicate well with the public and enjoy working in a busy atmosphere.

Previous customer service experience would be useful but not necessarily required.

Flexibility in your approach, as well as own transport is absolutely essential.

Please note applicants for this position must be over 18, thank you.

Apply for this position:

If you would like to apply for this position please complete and return an APPLICATION FORM to:

Nigel Carter,  Jempson’s Peasmarsh Petrol Station ,  Main Street ,  Peasmarsh ,  Nr Rye ,  East Sussex ,  TN31 6YD

Delicatessen Supervisor

Peasmarsh Superstore
Main Street
Peasmarsh
Nr Rye
East Sussex
TN31 6YD

Contract: Full time

Hours: 8.25 Hours per Day over 5 Days

Job Description:

Our Peasmarsh Superstore Deli Department is looking for a self-motivated Assistant to support our current team and improve the customers shopping experience.

During our busy periods, we expect the assistant to perform any tasks necessary to ensure a high-quality customer experience.

During our quieter periods, we expect the assistant to pitch in with all other duties as required.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communicational and customer service skills and who can also be flexible with work hours (this includes evenings, Saturdays and holidays).

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Welcome each customer with a smile & friendly greeting
  • Help customers with queries by explaining the products & their ingredients
  • Build up a rapport with the customers through conversation and honest recommendations
  • Upsell extra items when appropriate
  • Add toppings to Pizza bases & package Pizzas
  • Ensure the heated self-service cabinet is fully stocked
  • Learn how to prepare, cook and handle ‘Rotisserie’ chicken
  • Replenish the displays as the items are sold
  • Portion various meats & cheeses, making sure they are correctly labelled
  • Date check / Rotate stock items
  • Ensure all food items are properly stored and at the appropriate temperatures
  • Ensure the entire department is constantly deep cleaned throughout the day
  • Maintain high food safety and sanitation standards in accordance with the current laws and legislations
  • Maintain HACCPS sheets throughout each shift
  • Maintain compliance with all Jempson’s company policies and procedures

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Level 2 Hygiene Certificate is advantageous but not essential as training will be given
  • Excellent verbal communicational capabilities
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Capable of interpreting customers words and showing them products that meet their needs
  • Willingness to become subject matter expert
  • Able to walk / stand for 100 per cent of each shift
  • The ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance is essential
  • Reliable transportation is required

Extra Roles & Responsibilities as Supervisor

  • Staff Rotas / Holiday
  • Staff retention
  • Staff training & Development
  • Problem solving capabilities
  • Working within budgetary parameters
  • Date check / Rotate stock items
  • Ordering of stock
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Exceptional Product knowledge
  • Ensure all food items are properly stored and at the appropriate temperatures
  • Quality Control
  • Ensuring all foods are wrapped, packaged & labelled correctly
  • Ensuring the Deli is always ready for an unannounced EHO visit
  • Completion of all records for the HACCPS System and ensuring that all staff are following Health & Safety Regulations
  • Also ensuring the staff dress & hygiene standards are maintained
Apply for this position:

If you would like to apply for this position please complete and return an APPLICATION FORM to:

Michael Atkins / Darren Rich,  Jempson’s Peasmarsh Superstore ,  Main Street ,  Peasmarsh ,  Nr Rye ,  East Sussex ,  TN31 6YD

Post Office & Customer Services Supervisor

Peasmarsh Superstore
Main Street
Peasmarsh
Nr Rye
East Sussex
TN31 6YD

Contract: Full time

Hours:

Job Description:

Job Summary:

We are seeking an experienced, self-motivated, Post Office & Customer Service Supervisor who enjoys working with the public and who can support our current team and improve our customers shopping experience, whilst also improving the Post Office’s efficiency & profitability.

The ideal candidate will be highly organised,detail focused with the ability to use their own initiative. And who can also be flexible with work hours as the role includes evenings, Saturdays and holidays.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To act in a professional manner at all times especially when handling confidential paperwork or issues for customers
  • Become expert in relation to the services the Post Office offers
  • Promotion of the Post Office goods & services
  • Be the first point of contact for customers with queries or complaints face to face or via the telephone
  • The ability to manage confrontation whilst remaining calm and professional at all times
  • Cash handling accurately and confidently
  • Cashing up & re floating the stores cashier’s tills
  • Reconciling & banking the various Coffee Shops and stores money
  • Update spreadsheets on a daily basis
  • Weekly ordering & taking delivery of change and any other stock from the Security Guard, also returning any unwanted items to the Post Office
  • Reconciliation of all Post Office money & stock on a weekly basis
  • The ordering of Post office related stationary
  • Maintain compliance of all Post Office POS & information
  • Staff training
  • To learn the Jempsons internal VME computer system
  • To ensure that store customers are served swiftly and efficiently.
  • Maintain compliance with all Jempson’s & the Post Office’s company policies and procedures

Qualifications & Skills:

  • A positive, helpful attitude toward customers & colleagues alike, including the ability to speak clearly and convey information accurately
  • The ability to pass the Post Office security checks
  • The willingness to undertake regular Compliance tests
  • The ability to use numbers
  • The ability to work without supervision is an integral part of the role
  • The ability to work well under pressure & to meet deadlines
  • The ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance is essential
  • Able to walk / stand for 100 per cent of each shift
  • Reliable transportation is required
Apply for this position:

If you would like to apply for this position please complete and return an APPLICATION FORM to:

Nigel Carter,  Jempson’s Peasmarsh Superstore ,  Main Street ,  Peasmarsh ,  Nr Rye ,  East Sussex ,  TN31 6YD

Fish Counter Supervisor

Peasmarsh Superstore
Main Street
Peasmarsh
Nr Rye
East Sussex
TN31 6YD

Contract: Part time

Hours: 4 Hours per day - 7:00am to 11:00am over 5 Days

Job Description:

Job Summary:

Our busy Fish Counter is looking for a self-motivated, knowledgeable and passionate individual to prepare and serve from our fish slab on a daily basis.

During our quieter periods, we expect the assistant to pitch in with all other duties as required.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and customer service skills and who can also be flexible with work hours (this includes Saturdays and holidays)

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Welcome each customer with a smile & friendly greeting
  • Build up a rapport with the customers through conversation and honest recommendations
  • Upsell extra items when appropriate
  • Date Check all products
  • Replenish the displays as the items are sold
  • De scale & filet fish upon request
  • Ensure all products are properly stored and at the appropriate temperatures
  • Ensure the entire department is constantly deep cleaned throughout the day
  • Maintain high food safety and sanitation standards in accordance with the current laws and legislations
  • Maintain HACCPS sheets throughout each shift
  • Maintain compliance with all Jempson’s company policies and procedures
  • Place orders for new stock replenishment

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Level 2 Hygiene Certificate is advantageous but not essential as training will be given
  • Excellent verbal communicational capabilities
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Capable of interpreting customers words and showing them products that meet their needs
  • Willingness to become subject matter expert
  • Able to walk / stand for 100 per cent of each shift
  • The ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance is essential

Please only apply if you match the requested criteria, Thank you.

Apply for this position:

If you would like to apply for this position please complete and return an APPLICATION FORM to:

Michael Atkins / Darren Rich,  Jempson’s Peasmarsh Superstore ,  Main Street ,  Peasmarsh ,  Nr Rye ,  East Sussex ,  TN31 6YD