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Set in 500 acres of historic parkland Yorkshire Sculpture Park seeks to provide a centre of regional, national and international importance for the creation and appreciation of modern and contemporary sculpture. We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

Current vacancies


Commis Chef
Permanent, variable hours
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We are recruiting for Commis Chefs to support the Kitchen Manager with the management of all aspects of food preparation and production, and assisting the smooth kitchen operation. Candidates must have previous experience in food preparation and a good understanding of health and hygiene.
To apply for this position, please send a completed application form, current CV and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk. Alternatively, post your application to Jay Simpson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG.
 
The closing date for applications is 5.00pm, Friday 29 March 2019

Second Chef
Permanent, Full time
Salary up to £19k
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Responsible for the delivery and management of the day-to-day operation of the kitchen and back-of-house areas, whilst deputising for the Head Chef in their absence.
To apply for this position, please send a completed application form, current CV and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk. Alternatively, post your application to Jay Simpson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG.

The closing date for applications is 5.00pm, Friday 29 March 2019

Junior Sous Chef
Seasonal, full time
Salary up to £17k
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As a member of the senior catering team you’ll work primarily at The Restaurant in The Weston, responsible for the delivery and management of the day-to-day operation of the kitchen and back-of-house areas, whilst deputising for the Head Chef in their absence.
To apply for this position, please send a completed application form, current CV and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk. Alternatively, post your application to Jay Simpson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG.

The closing date for applications is 5.00pm, Friday 29 March 2019

Front of House Waiting Staff

Seasonal, variable hours
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As a member of the Catering Front of House team you will play an important part in maintaining our high standards of visitor service. You will have excellent presentation and communication skills, a warm, approachable manner and a flexible approach to work. We are offering a flexible range of shifts including evenings, lunchtimes and weekends. 
To apply for this position, please send a completed application form, current CV and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk. Alternatively, post your application to Jay Simpson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG.

The closing date for applications is 5.00pm, Friday 29 March 2019

Deputy Production Chef
Permanent, Full time
Salary up to £18k
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Working as part of the Senior Catering Team you will be responsible for supporting the Senior Production Chef in managing the day to day running and operation of the Central Production Unit kitchen (CPU) whilst deputising in their absence. Ensuring that products made are of the required standard and are made to specification & that all HACCP controls are strictly adhered to.
To apply for this position, please send a completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk. Alternatively, post your application to Jay Simpson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG
 
The closing date for applications is 5.00pm, Friday 29 March 2019

Front of House Catering Assistants

Fixed term ending 3 November 2019
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Working as part of the YSP Catering Team, support the day-to-day running of the restaurant, catering outlets and hospitality events. Ensuring a high standard of efficient customer service, have excellent product knowledge and demonstrate a proactive approach to the business. Successful applicants will have previous front of house experience, excellent presentation, communication skills and a warm and approachable manner. Hours will vary each week however, you must be available to work weekends and bank holidays.
To apply for this position, please send a completed application form and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk. Alternatively, post your application to Jay Simpson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG.
 
The closing date for applications is 5.00pm, Friday 29 March 2019

Pot Wash Assistant
Variable hours over 7 days
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You will be responsible for crockery and equipment being cleaned to a high standard, and ensuring cleaning schedules are completed on a weekly basis.
To apply for this position, please send a completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to jay.simpson@ysp.org.uk. Alternatively, post your application to Jay Simpson, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG
 
The closing date for applications is 5.00pm, Friday 29 March 2019
 

YSP Opportunities


UK RESIDENCY AWARD 2019 – Supporting New Zealand Visual Artists 
Deadline: 28 February 2019
For over 40 years, artist residencies and creation have been at the heart of Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP). Working with our partner, Te Tuhi in Auckland, New Zealand, and supported by philanthropists, Sigrid and Stephen Kirk, we are offering an exceptional placement for an artist to stay on site at YSP for up to 4 weeks in autumn 2019. The successful artist is not required to make an object or exhibition, but they will receive curatorial and technical support if required. We are keen to support artists who have not yet developed a mainstream career and for whom this is likely to be their first working visit to the UK.

– 3–4 weeks at YSP in September/October 2019
– Includes hospitality and accommodation
– Access to metal and wood workshops, basic studio space, curator critique feedback and up to half a day technical support
– Material budget of £500
– Economy international airfare, UK travel expenses and artist stipend

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YSP YORKSHIRE GRADUATE AWARD 2019 – Supporting young graduate artists

Deadline: 31 May 2019
Set in 500 acres of historically designed landscape, Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) is an international centre for the creation, display and appreciation of modern and contemporary sculpture. We curate a rolling programme of exhibitions, projects, interventions and site-specific commissions.

Since the very beginning in 1977, YSP has offered artists a unique space to work and think. We continue to host artist residencies, open studios and laboratories for experimental and risk-taking practice, underpinned by the support of our curatorial and technical expertise. Over the last few years, YSP has supported recently graduated artists, in partnership with the University of the Arts and the Royal College of Art, in London. Building on this successful programme, YSP extended this opportunity in 2018 to include Yorkshire universities.

– 2–4 week residency at the Park from July 2019
– On site accommodation where available
– Access to metal and wood workshops, studio space, half a day with our technical team and a critique from YSP's curatorial team
– Up to £500 for materials or to develop new ideas
– Features on our digital and social platforms

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Volunteering

The National Arts Education Archive (NAEA) at Yorkshire Sculpture Park are looking for a volunteer archivist for one day per week. Travel expenses (up to 40 miles) and a lunch voucher for YSP restaurant are given in exchange. In November 2018, the NAEA gained National Archive Accreditation and we are keen to build on this success by inviting someone with archive qualifications and expertise to join our dedicated team of volunteers.

Day in and day out, people volunteer in a multitude of ways to ensure that the Park is a success, and we're extremely grateful. Volunteering is a great way to be a part of Yorkshire Sculpture Park’s work.

Learn more about volunteering and how to apply

Alternatively, you can contact volunteers@ysp.org.uk


Get in touch

Jay Simpson, HR Officer
Tel +44 (0)1924 832511

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