Food and Beverage Manager | Lockmeadow

Job title: Food and Beverage Manager

Location: Lockmeadow Leisure Complex, Barker Road, Maidstone, ME16 8LW

Working Hours : 40 per week between the hours of 5.30am-9.30pm, to include weekends subject to business needs

Salary: £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits



Here at Maidstone Leisure Trust our goal is to get more people, more active, more often. We provide affordable access to a wide range of sports and leisure facilities to support healthier and happier people across all segments of the local community. To deliver those services takes an enthusiastic and customer focused team - and right now we are looking to recruit for Food and Beverage Manager to join our brand-new team at Lockmeadow Leisure Complex.

This role will see you lead from the front with our Food & beverage Offering, implementing a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene, and Customer Service. You will be responsible for implementing and ensuring compliance around all thing's food and beverage, Stock ordering and counting and well as recruiting and training your team.


As part of your role, you will be expected to deliver high audit scores, recruit into the teams and strive for a high operational standard to deliver the best for the customer base.


You will also carry out general keyholder responsibilities and managing health and safety with a team across the facility. 



You will help in facilitating a safe, fun, and professional working environment with free access to the leisure facilities, various discounts and excellent development opportunities.


Serco manages these facilities on a day-to-day basis on behalf of the Trust.


About you


To be considered for this role, you will need will be a passionate and enthusiastic individual who like the members of staff, pride and strive to give the best service possible for those who visit the centre and go the extra mile for customers when required.



You will have supervisory experience and have worked in a customer facing environment, preferably within the food and beverage sector managing Stock, Rotas, Staff, H&S aspects etc.




If you feel you meet the above criteria, please apply today as we are looking at a quick turnaround with interviews as soon as possible and start dates in June.

Why Join us
Meaningful and vital work: Working within Leisure means that you'll play a critical role in ensuring that the communities we serve receive exceptional service and you'll help to provide our local communities with a safe and fun environment to stay healthy and connected to others. 


A world of opportunity: It takes a diverse team to support our Leisure business and we're big on internal progression. So, whether you specialise your skills, undertake additional training or progress into senior management you'll find all the opportunity you need to evolve your career. 


Great people: Our staff are dedicated to providing the best possible service for our customers and we welcome those who take similar pride in their work. 

What we offer

  • Free membership at the Centre plus heavily discounted use of classes and facilities
  • Free safeguarding training and DBS check 
  • Excellent Development and Training Opportunities  
  • 6% employer matched pension contribution
  • 21 days annual leave + public holidays
  • Life assurance up to 2x base salary
  • Simply health cash plan
  • Anytime health line
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Benefits portal offering discounts on eating out, travel, shopping and entertainment
  • A safe and supportive culture  
  • A chance to make a positive difference to the community  






Serco/Serco Leisure Operating Limited are appointed as the Trust's Managing Agents. We manage the recruitment process and the Trust's employees in the delivery of the service on their behalf. The Trust is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Recruitment Team on 0345 010 4000 as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application. Applicants should be aware that in line with the company's policy, employees will have a DBS check where appropriate.


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21/06/2023 02:58:00
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