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"…another great success for the Watermill team and their clever policy of bringing entertainment that is just a bit different and special to their audiences." WOW Magazine

"Whoops, they've done it again. The estimable 200-seat Watermill Theatre proves once more… that size doesn't matter but it's what you do with it that counts." Evening Standard

The Watermill Theatre operates throughout the year and has developed a reputation as one of Britain's most exciting regional theatres. Our productions last year were seen by 66,000 audience members and our extensive outreach and education programme involved 13,500 people.


Current Vacancies

Catering Manager

The Watermill Theatre are seeking a dynamic, creative and people focused individual to join the team as our new Catering Manager. The successful applicant for Catering Manager will need all the skills required to run a busy 80 cover restaurant.

  •  You will have worked at a similar level in a busy restaurant.
  • Have a passion for customer service
  • The proven ability to lead, motivate and inspire a team
  • Excellent communication and training skills
  • Experience of working with budgets, financial targets and wages
  • Have a strong IT literacy and knowledge of stock control
  • Ability to manage in a diverse environment with a focus on client and customer services
  • Knowledge of food, food hygiene (including hazard analysis and critical control points) and food preparation. A minimum of Level 2 food safety & hygiene certificate required.
  • and all those other assets that make a great leader, such as enthusiasm, common sense, confidence, an eye for detail and most of all a sense of humour!
  • and a love of theatre would be an added bonus.

Find out more about the role

Download the post specific information 

Download an application form and equal opportunities form

To apply for the role of Catering Manager please send your completed application form and equal opportunities form to Julie Pearson, admin@watermill.org.uk or The Watermill Theatre and Restaurant, Bagnor, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 8AE 

 

Assistant Catering Manager 

We have also created the opportunity for a talented and ambitious individual to take on the role of Assistant Catering Manager to work closely with the Catering Manager in running this popular and successful restaurant and bar.

  • Worked at a similar level.
  • The ability to achieve and maintain excellence in all areas, including the quality and presentation of the product, the standard of service and of customer care.
  • The ability to train and lead by example
  • Excellent organization skills and knowledge of Service procedures
  • Strong IT literacy skills.
  • Knowledge of food, food hygiene (including hazard analysis and critical control points) and food preparation.
  • An understanding of financial management such as financial targets, stock control, cash handling, budgeting etc.
  • A willingness to learn and commitment to continuous improvement
  • and, of course, a sense of humour!

Find out more about the role

Download the post specific information

Download an application form and equal opportunities form

To apply for the role of Assistant Catering Manager please send your completed application form and equal opportunities form to Julie Pearson, admin@watermill.org.uk or The Watermill Theatre and Restaurant, Bagnor, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 8AE

 
Assistant Housekeeper

The Watermill Theatre are looking for a new Assistant Housekeeper to join us on a part time basis. 4 hours from 7am to 11am, Wednesday to Friday. To find out more please contact Julie Pearson on admin@watermill.org.uk or 01635 45834.

 

Kitchen Porter

We are looking for a hard-working and reliable Kitchen Porter to join our team. The ideal candidate will be used to a busy kitchen environment, will work collaboratively with our small friendly team and will have their own transport. Working hours will be 40 hours per week on a flexible rota basis but mainly afternoon and evening work. An evening meal is provided when on duty.

For further information and to apply, please call Sharon or Clement on 01635 570920 or send a copy of your up to date CV to admin@watermill.org.uk, The Watermill Theatre and Restaurant, Bagnor, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 8AE

 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and access for all irrespective of their age, gender, class, marital status, nationality, ethnic origin, disability, religious belief or sexual orientation. We aim to create a working environment which values and respects the variety of life styles and cultures found within theatre and within our local community.

We are dedicated to ensuring that no employee, audience member, or any other person connected to the work of The Watermill Theatre, experiences unlawful or unfair discrimination or harassment. We are committed to equality of opportunity in which individuals are selected for employment and treated on the basis of their relevant merits.