Job Opportunities and Apprenticeships

Summer Season 2024 part time casual Café Bar Workers Required

We offer good quality breakfasts, lunches, bar snacks, hot and cold drinks, ice cream and have a licensed bar.

A friendly positive attitude, people skills, the willingness to work hard, reliability and common sense are the main attributes we are looking for.

Your role will include: food preparation, cash handling, drink preparation (including alcohol) taking orders, serving tables, cleaning and washing up.

We work as a complete ship’s crew. The ability to work within our team, supporting and helping each other is essential. We pride ourselves on our 5 star food rating. Everybody cleans! You should enjoy maintaining our high standards.

Skills, Days and Hours of work. We are looking for someone who would enjoy and not be challenged by our unique environment (including ladder access) on board our ship.  We need someone who would fit in with our friendly happy team.

We can offer shifts over weekdays, weekends, bank holidays and school holidays. We are open 9am to 5pm Thurs through to Monday (closed Tues & Wed).

Getting to work. We are located alongside the river wall and our ship floats on each tide. We are a 2 min drive or 20 min walk from Woodbridge, at the bottom of Dock Lane, Melton. It is essential you are able to get to work on time without complications.

Weekend and Bank Holidays: All staff are required to work at least one weekend day and Bank Holidays). We have a Saturday team and a Sunday team; it would be useful to express your preference upon application. This is seasonal work May to October although winter hours may be available to the right person.

Age Requirements: Most of our employees are over 18 years of age (due to alcohol sales)  but we employ from 16 years if you are mature, hardworking and sensible. Please note, we positively encourage applications from those at the other end of their working lives.

How do I apply?  on board in person CV in hand for an informal visit and to arrange a trial shift.                                         01394 388643     Facebook:  Deben Café Bar on HMS Vale