Food Service Assistant

Date:  8 Jun 2024
Company:  DWR Cymru Cyfyngedig Welsh Water Plc
City:  Rhayader

Rhayader, Wales, GB, LL65HP

Job Requisition Number                              6025                                                                              
Work Type Casual
Job Function Leisure and Hospitality
Salary Range £12.00 per hour
Base Elan Valley


What you’ll be responsible for


Did you know we  have a fantastic 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 -


You will be working with a fantastic supportive team and 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

About you

No previous experience is required. 


  • We will provide you with full 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!
  • Previous experience of working in a cafe/restaurant/bar would be fantastic, but not essential.


The ability to speak Welsh would be 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. 
  • Casual  positions available with variable hours including regular weekend and bank holidays (hours between 9am and 6pm with a flexible working approach)


For any further information please contact Victoria Hadnett - 



As well as a market competitive salary, 33 days annual leave (pro rata, including public holidays), we offer a range of employee benefits and rewards including:


•    Enhanced employer pension contributions – Up to 11% employer contributions
•    Enhanced family friendly policies
•    Free on-site parking at all our sites
•    20% off all Welsh Water visitor attraction centres and gift shops
•    An employee assistance programme for employees and their immediate family
And many more...


Whilst also working for a not-for profit company that truly cares about earning the trust of customers everyday, and about looking after our beautiful environment

Please note, we may close this role sooner if required. We may also extend the original closing date depending on interest.


Due to the nature of the industry, we require satisfactory references, post offer medical clearance, and a criminal records Basic Disclosure check on all new employees joining the business. For some roles there may be additional checks and security clearance required, and this offer is subject all checks being satisfied. You will receive further information on how to complete these checks via email once you have accepted this offer.

Who we are

Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water keep 3 million people healthy each day with safe, reliable water, and take away wastewater to clean, before returning it safely to our beautiful rivers and seas.


To be able to deliver high quality, essential services which help to protect the health of our customers, colleagues and our environment, we need the right people to deliver on our vision.  This is achieved by living our core values and demonstrating the core behaviours that underpin them.  The security of our people, assets and information is key to us, so we are looking for people who understand and comply with the company’s required security objectives.


We know that the most successful teams are the most diverse teams. Equality, diversity and inclusion provide the very foundation to our culture at Welsh Water. We want every individual to feel confident, proud and able to bring their whole selves to work. 


To ensure an improved representation in our workforce, applications are particularly welcome from minority groups including Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people, Females, LGBT+, Non-binary and people with disabilities. Together we continue to build a workplace that not only celebrates the diverse voices of our colleagues but also represents each customer we serve.


In essence, ours is a company based on trust, openness, respect, commitment and honesty. A company that our colleagues are proud to work for.





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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