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Cafe Assistant

Are you passionate about providing exceptional customer service? Do you have a love for delicious food and beverages? Blenheim Palace, one of the world's most iconic and breath taking destinations, are seeking talented and enthusiastic Café Assistants to join our team! As a Café Assistant, you'll have the incredible opportunity to work in a historic and awe-inspiring setting while delivering memorable experiences to our many guests. From the moment visitors step foot in our café's, you'll be their friendly face, ensuring their time with us is a memorable one. Your positive and proactive nature, driven by your enthusiasm for delighting our guests, will be valued as you help make their day. You must be able to deal effectively with varied situations and will need to meet the needs of a constantly changing audience within our wonderful setting. If you're ready to embark on a fulfilling journey, delivering exceptional service in a truly remarkable setting, we want to hear from you! Please note this is a fixed term contract. 

What we are looking for:

  • Flexibility/Adaptability 
  • Ability to take direction
  • Integrity 
  • Impact 
  • Customer Service Focus 
  • Sales Ability
  • Experience of working in a catering environment 
  • Resilience to remain focussed  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, tact and diplomacy. 
  • Being a good team player.  
  • Flexible approach to the role

What's in it for you: 

  • An extraordinary work environment, surrounded in rich history and stunning landscapes 
  • Staff Discounts: 
     20% on Blenheim retail
     50% on Blenheim Café food outlets
     30% on Blenheim Restaurants (Clementine's/Orangery)
  • Pension 
  • Free breakfast on Friday
  • Staff Events
  • Annual Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Access to wellbeing resources and events for you and your Family
  • Refer-a-Friend Scheme
  • Free Christmas tree
  • Complimentary Event Tickets
  • Annual Pass
  • Access to our Benefits Platform with a range of additional benefits 


Benefits vary dependant on Contract Type


A bit about us!

Our vision is to be the lifeblood of the local economy, to enhance the lives of the people of Oxfordshire, to share this magnificent Palace and to conserve and protect it for future generations for more than three hundred years, we have been privileged to serve as custodians of somewhere special.

Through the centuries many things have changed, but three things have stayed constant; a duty to preserve our legacy, a responsibility to continually evolve and a need to sustain a strong connection with the community using our three businesses to pave the way. 


Our People Promise is to help our employees, Grow, Give and Belong!


Grow - At Blenheim your talent is nurtured and your wellbeing in championed.

Give - Being apart of something much bigger, giving back to the wider community to work collaboratively and to meet our shared goals

Belong - Be apart of something special, know you matter and belong. 


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