Assistant Restaurant Manager

A dynamic, positive, efficient team player is required to join the Woody's Restaurant team, five days per week including one day at the weekends. The successful candidate will take a hands-on approach to overseeing the daily running of the restaurant operation and assist the manager, as part of the Woody's management team. Excellent customer service skills and previous supervisory/management experience in a catering environment are essential.


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Responsibility for till operations
  • Overseeing daily duties and delegating appropriately across the team
  • Staff training and development
  • Customer care
  • Maintaining and improving our high standards
  • Overseeing front of house and kitchen operations
  • Serving customers, making coffees/hot drinks, serving food, clearing tables, general cleaning duties
  • Team performance management
  • Proactively managing health and safety across the department
  • Assisting the Restaurant Manager in administrational duties
  • Ensuring high standards of health and hygiene are maintained
  • Recruitment
  • Stock control
  • Liaising with senior management
  • Keyholding duties

Qualifications and Skills

  • Level 2 or above food hygiene qualification desirable
  • Good English and maths skills
  • Experience in a catering environment
  • Experience in a supervisory role or above
  • Computer literate
  • Professional demeanour
  • Calm under pressure
  • Adaptable
  • Flexible


  • Company contributed pension
  • Employee discount (after successful completion of one month’s service)
  • Free, on-site parking
  • Sociable hours (no evenings, one day off at the weekend)

Please complete the form below & upload a covering letter & CV or send a letter to Thurrock Garden Centre, South Road, South Ockendon, Essex RM15 6DU.

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