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Looking for a career change? View the latest vacancies at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham, National Ice Centre, National Merchandise and National Catering. 


Position: Hospitality Catering Assistant
Hours: Casual Hours
Rate of pay: £Competitive


We are looking for a passionate, energetic and committed hospitality staff to join our catering team here at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham and be part of the most exciting music, entertainment and sports destination in the Midlands.

You will work as part of an experienced and dedicated team, providing the highest level of service to our VIP Customers and assisting with duties involving waiting, bar work, set up and clear down.

Applicants must be over 18 years of age to apply for this position as the role will involve serving alcohol.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the premier leisure and entertainment venue in the region, so if you believe you have the skills, enthusiasm and passion to be considered for the position please complete and return an application form to: nic.recruitment@national-ice-centre.com or via post to: The Human Resources Team,  Nottingham Ice Centre, Bolero Square, The Lace Market, Nottingham, NG1 1LA. 

PLEASE NOTE CVS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

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Position: Waiting Staff
Hours: Casual
Rate of pay: £7.38 - £7.83 per hour


Are you bored of serving the same food to the same customers day in day out? You deserve better, life is too short!

Do you want to be a part of the most exciting music, entertainment and sports destination in the midlands? At the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham, we are looking for experienced waiting staff who can provide an outstanding service to our VIP customers. We need passionate and dedicated team members too impress our VIP clients and encourage them to come back again and again to see our wide variety of shows, gigs and concerts.

Working for us could mean that you could win tickets for the amazing variety of shows the arena holds. All our staff get discount from both of our cafes and ice locker stores, as well as free public skating tickets.

If you have the experience of waiting in a busy restaurant, the ability to work well with team members and provide an excellent service that will make customers return to the arena, you should apply for this job.

To apply for this position please submit your CV, along with a covering letter to: nic.recruitment@national-ice-centre.com or via post to: The Human Resources Team,  Nottingham Ice Centre, Bolero Square, The Lace Market, Nottingham, NG1 1LA. 

Please remember to tell us what experience you have with serving to customers, as this a standard requirement.

Position: Bar Staff
Hours: Casual
Rate of pay: £7.38 - £7.83 depending on age


Do you want to be part of the most exciting music, entertainment and sports destination in the Midlands? At the motorpoint Arena Nottingham, we are looking for experienced bar staff who can provide an outstanding service to our VIP customers.

Are you bored of the pulling the same old pints, to the same old regulars in the same old bar? We can honestly say that every day at the arena is different, with constantly changing events, gigs & concerts, and therefore customers and challenges!

We want to recruit staff with plenty of experience to wow our customers here at the arena. We need people with enthusiasm, great verbal communication and service! If you can work under pressure at our lively events with innovative and motivation, then you should apply for this job. Here at the venue, we place a huge significance on working well together with resilience and passion to give a truly memorable experience to all of our customers.

Working for us could mean that you could win tickets for the amazing variety of shows the arena holds. All our staff get discount from both our cafes and ice lockers stores, as well as free public skating tickets.

If you want the opportunity to work for our animated company, submit a CV & Cover letter to: nic.recruitment@national-ice-centre.com or via post to: The Human Resources Team,  Nottingham Ice Centre, Bolero Square, The Lace Market, Nottingham, NG1 1LA. 

Don’t forget to include the experience you have with bar work, as this a mandatory requirement.

Position: Assistant Merchandise Manager - O2
Hours: Casual
Rate of pay: Competitive


We’re looking for an experienced Assistant Merchandise Manager to join our busy Merchandise team at the O2 arena. Using your existing team management and supervision skills, you will motivate and make effective use of staff to deliver world-class quality service to customers and achieve required revenue targets.

The ideal candidate will be IT literate and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong numerical skills and financial acumen, as well as good working knowledge of merchandising and stock control, is essential.

The ability to work flexibly, to include shift patterns up to and past 1 a.m., including weekends and bank holiday is essential.

To apply for this position please submit your CV, along with a covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the post to: Lorraine Healy, National Ice Centre, Bolero Square, Lace Market, Nottingham, NG1 1LA or by e-mail to: lorraine.healy@national-ice-centre.com

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Position: Chef De Partie
Hours: Casual (est 40 hours per week)
Rate of pay: Competitive


The National Ice Centre and National Catering are looking for a Chef De Partie to support our busy kitchen in providing high quality food to our thousands of customers per show throughout the operation at Nottingham Arena.

As a chef at our venue you will need ambition and speed. You will be working with fresh ingredients in state of the art kitchens under the guidance of the Sous Chef.

Our restaurants are busy and you will need stamina and skill to ensure our guests receive an exceptional dining experience. You should have the ability to focus, multi task and communicate whilst adhering to company specifications and producing the high quality food that our guests have come to expect.

Our menus change seasonally requiring you to attend training sessions to bring you up to speed with new dishes. You will have a knowledge of or be willing to learn about the importance of gross profits and how to achieve and maintain them.

Hygiene will be of major importance to you. You should be able to adhere to our strict health and safety policies and have an understanding of current food trends.

It goes without saying that being a team player is paramount.

APPLICANTS MUST BE AGED 18 OR OVER

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the premier leisure and entertainment venue in the region, so if you believe you have the skills, enthusiasm and passion to be considered for the position please submit your CV, along with a covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the post to: The HR Department at the National Ice Centre, Bolero Square, Lace Market, Nottingham, NG1 1LA or by e-mail to: nic.recruitment@national-ice-centre.com

Position: Commis Chef
Hours: Full Time (40 hours per week)
Rate of pay: Competitive


The National Ice Centre and National Catering are looking for a Commis Chef to support our busy kitchen in providing high quality food to our thousands of customers per show throughout the operation at Nottingham Arena.

In this role, you will have the chance to learn and progress from the ground floor up, helping with the preparation, cooking and presentation of food. Working to the highest standards and in an environment that combines popular menus and quality food with the very best in service.

APPLICANTS MUST BE AGED 18 OR OVER

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the premier leisure and entertainment venue in the region, so if you believe you have the skills, enthusiasm and passion to be considered for the position please submit your CV, along with a covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the post to: The HR Department at the National Ice Centre, Bolero Square, Lace Market, Nottingham, NG1 1LA or by e-mail to: nic.recruitment@national-ice-centre.com


Position: Commis Chef
Hours: Casual
Rate of pay: Competitive


The National Ice Centre and National Catering are looking for a Commis Chef to support our busy kitchen in providing a high quality food to our thousands of customers per show throughout the operation at Nottingham Arena.

In this role, you will have the chance to learn and progress from the ground floor up, helping with the preparation, cooking and presentation of food. Working to the highest standards and in an environment that combines popular menus and quality food with the very best in service.

APPLICANTS MUST BE AGED 18 OR OVER

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the premier leisure and entertainment venue in the region, so if you believe you have the skills, enthusiasm and passion to be considered for the position please submit your CV, along with a covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the post to: The HR Department at the National Ice Centre, Bolero Square, Lace Market, Nottingham, NG1 1LA or by e-mail to: nic.recruitment@national-ice-centre.com


Position: Kitchen Porter
Hours: Casual
Rate of pay: Competitive


Help keep a busy kitchen and other areas clean and functional through our events and day-to day operations. Shift pattern based around events and include, weekends, evenings and bank holidays.

The ideal candidate must be able to display:
  • The ability to carry out tasks quickly
  • The ability to work on your own and use your initiative
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure
  • The ability to follow instructions
You’ll help to keep a kitchen running smoothly by making sure everything is clean, tidy, safe and hygienic.

Your day-to-day duties could include:


  • Unloading deliveries
  • Organising the storeroom
  • Collecting and washing pots, pans, plates and cutlery
  • Getting pots, pans plates and cutlery back into use quickly
  • Washing and disinfecting kitchen appliances, work surfaces, floors and walls
  • Making sure kitchen equipment is properly stored
  • Removing and recycling waste from the kitchen
All staff are expected to maintain high standards of customer care, to uphold the Equality and Diversity Policy and Health & Safety standards, and to participate in training activities necessary to their post.

It is expected you will complete and pass a ‘Passport to Work’ examination paper, covering topics such as health & safety and food preparation.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the premier leisure and entertainment venue in the region, so if you believe you have the skills, enthusiasm and passion to be considered for the position complete and return an application form to: 
The HR Department at the National Ice Centre, Bolero Square, Lace Market, Nottingham, NG1 1LA or via email to:  alex.mackenzie@national-ice-centre.com

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Position: Catering Team Leader
Hours: Casual
Rate of pay: Competitive


We are currently recruiting for a team leader to assist in the running of several different hospitality areas on an event by event basis.

Responsibilities:
  • To effectively manage a small team
  • To ensure the Kiosk is set up correctly in line with the NIC standards
  • To ensure that all staff are motivated and are providing a high level of service to all customers
  • To ensure cash handling procedures are adhered to at all times in line with company policies and procedures
  • To ensure all Health and Safety regulations are being followed
  • To be the first point of contact for any escalation issues
  • To ensure the standard of cleanliness in the Kiosk area are maintained in a hygienic and safe way
Requirements

All staff are expected to have:


  • The highest standard of personal presentation at all times
  • Customer and client awareness at all times
  • The highest standard of customer service skills at all times
  • Self-composure in all situations
  • A confident and outgoing personality
  • A hard-working attitude and be prepared for a challenge
  • Previous experience in a similar role
APPLICANTS MUST BE AGED 18 OR OVER

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the premier leisure and entertainment venue in the region, so if you believe you have the skills, enthusiasm and passion to be considered for the position please go to our website and complete and return an application form to: The Human Resources Team, National Ice Centre, Bolero Square, Lace Market, Nottingham. NG1 1LA or via email to alex.mackenzie@national-ice-centre.com

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Position:  Catering Assistant
Hours: Casual Hours 
Salary: Competitive

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our National Catering team as a Catering Assistant. We are looking for individuals with the ability to deliver excellent customer service with a flexible 'can do' attitude to ensure the customer has an enjoyable experience and expectations are met.
 
We offer a lively and exhilarating environment as well as the opportunity to join the team at a very exciting time of growth and will be given the opportunity to provide Catering at some of the countries most prestigious outdoor events and festivals.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the premier leisure and entertainment venue in the region, so if you believe you have the skills, enthusiasm and passion to be considered for the position please submit your CV along with a cover letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the role to: nic.recruitment@national-ice-centre.com or via post to: The Human Resources Team, Nottingham Ice Centre, Bolero Square, The Lace Market, Nottingham, NG1 1LA