Food and Beverage Assistant - Weekends

Closing date:
Salary: £17,374 (pro rata) per annum rising to £17,874 (pro rata) per annum after probation
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Part time
Are you someone with a passion for great food and drink, a strong background in visitor engagement and a love of wildlife. If the answer is yes, read on… 

Essex Wildlife Trust are the county’s leading conservation charity, committed to protecting wildlife and inspiring a lifelong love of nature; and we would love you to join our committed and enthusiastic team.

Langdon Nature Discover Centre is currently being rebuilt and is due to open in Spring 2021. This is an exciting project for Essex Wildlife Trust, and we are looking for an exceptional individual to work in our new restaurant who has a flair for visitor engagement combined with previous food and beverage experience. The Nature Discovery Centre itself is set in a stunning nature reserve of 461 acres which comprises of woodland, meadows, lakes and former plotland gardens. Langdon nature reserve is the largest inland reserve managed by Essex Wildlife Trust. The nature reserve occupies some of the highest land in the county, has some commanding views and offers miles of excellent walks, where an abundance of wildlife can be enjoyed.

We are looking for an individual who has a passion for food and drink, and creating memorable visitor experiences. So if you would like to work at a Sunday Times Top 100 Best Company and feel you would fit in with our friendly, committed, passionate and professional organisation then we would love to hear from you. 

Closing date: 9am on Monday the 1st March 2021

Interview dates: 17th, 18th & 19th March 2021 via Microsoft Teams.

To apply, please complete the application form and send the completed form by e-mail to

Essex Wildlife Trust aims to employ a diverse body of people with different perspectives, values and attitudes. We seek to promote an inclusive environment where differences are shared and valued; unfair treatment or discrimination is challenged; and everyone is able to reach their full potential.

To complete our Equal Opportunities survey when applying for this role please use the link below:

 Essex Wildlife Trust Equal Opportunities Monitoring