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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


Kitchen Assistant
Permanent, full time and part time positions
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We are currently recruiting for 2 Kitchen Assistants to work in our Central Production Unit. Working in a very busy kitchen you will support the Kitchen Manger by assisting with general kitchen prep, servicing display counters and to assist with the smooth running of the busy catering operation. You will work variable and will include weekends, some early/late shifts and bank holidays.

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

The closing date for applications is 10.00am, Monday 1 July 2019

Deputy Restaurant Manager
Permanent, full time
Salary up to £19k
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We are looking to recruit an experienced Deputy Restaurant Manager to support the day-to-day operation and organisation of The Restaurant at The Weston. This is an extremely busy and hands-on role which demands efficient communication, organisation and planning. You will be expected to lead and motivate the front of house waiting team in the delivery of high quality customer service in the restaurant. Previous experience working at this level is essential.

To apply for this position, please send a completed application form, current CV and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to hr@ysp.org.uk

The closing date for applications is 10.00am, Monday 1 July 2019

Second Chef
Permanent, full time
Salary up to £21k
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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 10.00am, Monday 1 July 2019

Waiting Staff at The Restaurant at The Weston
Permanent, 0–37.5 hours
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Built on a historic quarry site within the 18th-century Bretton Estate, The Weston will upgrade the visitor experience at the East Entrance to the Park. The Weston comprises of a restaurant, gallery space, public foyer and shop and the restaurant will have an open kitchen, Scandinavian-inspired interior and a wood-burning stove. The restaurant offers table service and a fresh, seasonal, and sustainably produced menu.

Providing excellent customer service ensuring highest standards. Table waiting including seating visitors and taking orders. Ensuring excellent product knowledge and making recommendations and answering questions. 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, 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.

Front of House Catering Assistants at The Kitchen at YSP Centre and The Café at YSP Learning
Permanent, 0–37.5 hours
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As part of the catering team, you will support the day–to–day running of the restaurant, catering outlets and hospitality events. You will ensure 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, 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.

Learning Programme Administrator
Permanent, full time
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Learning is pivotal to the delivery of our aims including making art, landscape and heritage accessible to all, and to offer opportunities for people to engage with the arts in a creative and meaningful way. This is an exceptional opportunity for a committed and experienced administrator to provide vital support to the learning programme function.

We are looking for someone with strong experience of working with schools, colleges, community artists and family audiences. We are looking for someone with strong administration skills, excellent communication skills and thrives working in a varied and busy role. You will be a creative thinker with the ability to work flexibly whilst developing new projects and systems with the Learning team.

To apply for this position, please send a completed application form, current CV and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to hr@ysp.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is 10.00am, Monday 24 June 2019 with interviews taking place on 1 and 3 July

 

YSP Opportunities


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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