Skivo2 Winter Job Descriptions
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We are seeking experienced and professional Chefs and Nannies to join our resort team for the 2017/18 winter ski season.  To apply please email your CV and photo to georgina.beattie@skivo2.co.uk. Details of the roles are listed below.


Chalet Chef Job Description

Are you either a qualified chef or someone with plenty of catering experience? Would you like to utilise your creative chefing skills whilst working in lovely chalets and spending a winter in Courchevel, one of Europe’s best ski resorts?

We expect all of our team to offer a professional “nothing is too much trouble” level of service to our guests, many of whom return year after year, and you will be expected to fulfil the following duties:

Main Duties

  • Ensure that the highest possible care and level of service is provided to our guests at all times
  • Menu planning and design
  • Weekly food shopping for your chalet. Ensure that all guests’ dietary needs are preplanned and catered
  • Responsible for all chalet budgeting and ensuring that there is no overspend
  • Provision of weekly accounts to the Resort Manager
  • Provide hot breakfast, afternoon tea (including a home baked cake), canapés and a three/four course evening meal
  • Prepare and serve a Kids Tea when requested by guests
  • Ensure the chalet kitchen is kept clean and tidy at all times.Assist the Chalet Host in keeping the chalet clean and tidy and ensuring that a welcoming and friendly environment is always created
  • Assist in dealing with any guest questions and ensuring that any issues are resolved satisfactorily

Essential Qualifications/Requirements

  • Recognised catering qualification or extensive experience
  • Minimum of 1 year working experience with a qualification or 2 years without a qualification
  • Previous hospitality or customer service experience is desirable

We offer excellent remuneration and work conditions to suitable applicants. Our company specialises in ski tuition and there is also the possibility to ski with some of the UK’s foremost ski teachers and develop your skiing. We have positions available for couples and singles. You must be a team player, able to mix with people from all backgrounds and cook with confidence and to a high level for between 10-16 people and have excellent guest relations and interpersonal skills.

Including a standard 6 day menu plan, including vegetarian options and a 6 day menu for Kids Teas

To apply please email your CV and photo to georgina.beattie@skivo2.co.uk


Resort Nanny Job Description

All nannies must hold a formal qualification allowing them to care for children.

Hours: 08.30 to 5pm (5 days per week pro rata)

Saturday evening meeting parents in the chalets.

Babysitting one evening per week from 19.45

Jointly the nannies are responsible for the day to day management of the crèche taking complete charge of the children whilst their parents are skiing. This includes attending to the physical needs of the children (changing nappies, toilet training, providing drinks, snacks and lunch) as well as being responsible for the developmental and emotional needs of those in your care, providing each child with the correct amount of stimulation through toys and activities including love and encouragement when required.

Main duties:

  • To meet the parents and all children on Saturday evenings distributing information sheets outlining the crèche operation
  • Ensuring guests are provided with emergency information that they complete required crèche registration paperwork before the children are admitted on Sunday morning. This may include obtaining signed parental consent for administration of any drugs to children whilst they in childcare
  • Collecting payment for use of crèche facility and babysitting
  • Ensuring all children and babies are suitably dressed, keeping the children warm and hygienically clean (nappies/ toilet)
  • Ensuring that children have a safe area to play and that any necessary safety precautions are in place. Fully supervising these in door and out door games
  • Carrying out safety checks on cots, highchairs and any other equipment used in the course of crèche work. Maintaining equipment and ensuring that toys are kept clean and in good working order
  • Collect and drop off children from ski school or any other activities
  • Complete accident book when required, keeping records of any minor or major injures that occur
  • To answer any questions or resolve any problems that children or parents may have, aiming to do whatever is reasonably possible to ensure the best possible holiday
  • Promptly refer any guest issues or complaints to skivo2 management
  • Implementing the weekly activity schedule and to up date each week depending on age of children and weather conditions
  • Ensure that excellent standards of hygiene and cleanliness are maintained in and around the crèche chalet at all times, including at the end of the season
  • Cleans and tidies the crèche daily, washing linen and tea towels
  • Prepare and serve a hot lunch daily, a mid morning and afternoon snack
  • Organise birthday parties and cakes for children
  • Reporting briefly to parents at the end of the day concerning their child’s activities, accidents, sleeping patterns etc and presenting them with paintings of craft work

Administration:

  • Prepare a weekly shopping list
  • Maintaining good records with respect to anything untoward that may have occurred during the week, eg; bumps and bruises, discipline as a result of anti-social behaviour, parents comments etc
  • Completion of company accident journal where necessary
  • Pre and post season preparation of crèche inventory and to maintain and update this with any household equipment lost or broken during the season.
  • Re-ordering or otherwise making purchase of consumables, on a weekly basis
  • Attending weekly staff meeting to receive advance information on numbers and ages of children arriving in the following week
  • Record working hours and presenting this time sheet on a weekly basis to the Resort Manager

To apply please email your CV and photo to georgina.beattie@skivo2.co.uk