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Food Service Assistant

Date:  22-Sep-2022
Company:  DWR Cymru Cyfyngedig Welsh Water Plc
City:  Rhayader

Rhayader, Wales, GB, LD6 5HP

Job Requisition Number                              2642                                                                              
Work Type Permanent
Job Function Leisure and Hospitality
Salary Range £19,209 - £19,997



Elan Valley


Who we are


Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water keeps 3 million people healthy each day with safe drinking water and takes away wastewater to clean, before returning it safely to our beautiful rivers and seas. When you work for Welsh Water, you’ll be joining a company full of passionate individuals, who take pride in their work and the business. In return, our dedicated teams are supported, encouraged, nurtured, developed and rewarded.


But, did you know we also have a visitor attraction site at Elan Valley which is open all year round. Our Visitor Centre is complete with Café, Exhibition area, Gift Shop and Bike Hire. Come and join our enthusiastic team and work in one of the most beautiful sites in Mid Wales. Want to see more? Click Here to take a look at our website -

What you’ll be responsible for


This role will see you undertaking a variety of duties, including: 

•    Serving customers and waiting on tables 
•    Assist with food preparation/cooking before and during service periods
•    Displaying food items and restocking the counter 
•    Ensure that tables are kept clean and available for customers 
•    Operating the till 
•    To ensure a courteous and friendly cafe service is provided to each and every customer



Previous experience of working in a cafe/restaurant/bar would be fantastic, but not essential, we will provide you with training to ensure you are comfortable in work. We would like to see applications from candidates who are positive, friendly, can work under their own initiative, and are happy to work with the public!

Who you’ll work with


•    Visitor Attraction colleagues
•    Various colleagues visiting the site
•    Members of public

About you


The following experience, knowledge and skills are deemed essential unless otherwise stated:
•    Catering and waiter/waitress experience - desirable, not essential
•    Practical health & safety & food hygiene experience - desirable, not essential
•    Working with the general public 

Knowledge & Skills:
•    Catering customer service knowledge or specialism - desirable, not essential
•    Ability to work on own initiative
•    Commercial awareness

•    Numeracy / till operating skills - desirable, not essential

•    Ability to speak Welsh - desirable, not essential

Good to know

Elan Valley is situated in the county of Powys in mid-Wales and can be accessed easily from the nearby town of Rhayader, which is well served by public transport. 


We have great benefits, including: 

•    25 days (pro rata) annual leave 

  • Variable pay schemes & depending on performance of the company, you could receive a yearly bonus

•    Cycle to work scheme 
•    Employee assistance programme 
•    Great pension 
•    Staff Discounts at our visitor attractions 
•    Full training given Uniform provided





Dŵr Cymru Cyf, a limited company registered in Wales No. 2366777. Registered office: Linea, Fortran Road, St. Mellons, Cardiff CF3 0LT

© Dŵr Cymru Cyf 2019.

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