Casual Work Recruitment Open Days

If you have great personal skills and love variety we’d love to speak to you.

If you’re interested in part-time or casual work at a range of different events and/or racedays, email [email protected]

Nursery Team Leader

Full Time

Rocking Horse Nursery – Newbury Racecourse

Competitive Salary + excellent benefits

The Rocking Horse Nursery is based in the unique setting of Newbury Racecourse, we are proud to be the most advanced childcare option in the area, offering exceptional childcare with ultramodern facilities. We have extensive experience in nurturing the early development of children, our aim being to provide children with opportunities to develop a wide range of skills, covering all aspects of their development.
We are now seeking an experienced Team Leader who will be responsible for managing and maintaining the smooth running of our Rocky Creek (2yr old room) in line with the practice and policies of the nursery and in compliance with the various childcare acts, provisions, confidentiality, health and safety.

Responsibilities will include:

• Supervising and guiding the staff of the section to care for the children allocated to the unit.
• In partnership with the unit staff, providing an environment and opportunity for the children to naturally develop and realise their potential, achieving a positive self-image.
• In partnership with the unit staff, encouraging and playing with the children including excursions (weather permitting) to ensure a rounded experience.
• Enabling parents to feel secure and involved in the development of their child by ensuring that correct confidential records, daily journals and other notes are maintained.
• Discussing with the parents, as requested at the appropriate time, the progress of the child and to bring to the notice of the parents any cause for concern, after discussion with the manager.
• Within the area provided and with equipment available, maintaining at all times suitable conditions of hygiene and cleanliness for the children with special consideration for the milk kitchen and food preparation area. Assisting at meal times and bottle-feeding as necessary.
• Carrying out any other duties that may from time to time be specified by the manager, as deemed necessary for the correct conduct of the nursery, in compliance with government rules and regulations in force together with the guidance of appropriate social services directives.

The ideal candidate must have at least 3 years’ experience within a nursery environment and hold a minimum Level 3 NVQ in Childcare. This post is subject to Enhanced DBS (previously CRB).

We offer a competitive salary and great range of benefits including:

• 25 days holiday per year (plus public holidays)
• Free annual membership to the Racecourse
• Discounted Health Club membership
• Reduced rate childcare at the Rocking Horse Nursery on-site
• Contributory pension scheme matched up to 5%
• Private healthcare scheme
• Life assurance scheme
• Opportunities for training and career growth

 

To apply for this position, please email your CV and covering letter to our retained consultant
Erin Moakes at Conundrum Consulting Limited
[email protected]
Quoting reference JID1256 in the subject line
Strictly no agencies, all enquiries will be forwarded to Conundrum

Maintenance Plumber

Full Time

Competitive Salary + Benefits

Newbury Racecourse is an award-winning sporting venue with a multi-functional site playing host to c. 30 racedays per year plus a wide range of other exciting events including concerts, weddings and exhibitions.

We are looking to expand our team and have a new opportunity for a qualified Plumber. Reporting into the Maintenance Manager, you will work as part of a small, friendly maintenance team and will assist in carrying out a varied range of maintenance duties across our business.

Main duties will include:
• Supporting the Maintenance Manager in the safe operation and maintenance of all plant, equipment and installations.
• Giving site support to the set-up and de-rig of all site conference & events and provide race day support.
• Taking a proactive attitude in identifying and resolving defects.
• Undertaking systems installation / maintenance / repair work as required.
• Carrying out repairs, small works and PPM tasks.
• Working on new installations and undertaking training on new techniques and legislation as required and passing on knowledge to others.
• Completing all necessary paperwork and risk assessments.
• Ensuring compliance with statutory requirements and all relevant Health & Safety policies.

You’ll need a flexible attitude and to be comfortable working independently and as part of a team. We are looking for a candidate who has at least completed their qualification in City and Guilds Level 2 in Plumbing

We offer a competitive salary and great range of benefits including:
• 33 days holiday per year (including public holidays)
• Free annual membership to the Racecourse
• Discounted Health Club membership
• Reduced rate childcare at the Rocking Horse Nursery on-site
• Contributory pension scheme matched up to 5%
• Private healthcare scheme
• Life assurance scheme
• Free parking
• Great opportunities and support for training and career growth

To apply please email your CV and covering letter including remuneration details to Hugh Nickerson at Conundrum Consulting Ltd.
[email protected]
Quoting reference number JID1265 in the email subject line
All direct and third party responses will be forwarded to Conundrum.

Casual Opportunities

Part Time

Newbury Racecourse offer a wide range of opportunities for individuals of ALL ages and we welcome applications for the following casual roles (minimum age is 16 years old), many roles offer full training and the opportunity for development and promotion:

  • Bar staff
  • Waiting staff
  • Cashiers
  • Baristas
  • Food retail assistants
  • Porters
  • Cellar assistants
  • Chefs
  • Kitchen porters

Please click here to apply!