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Retail Catering Assistant

The Ennerdale Hub Limited is recruiting for a Retail Catering Assistant for The Gather Cafe & Shop in Ennerdale Bridge, Cumbria

The Gather is a community-run cafe, shop and community centre in the heart of the Ennerdale Valley. We are looking for a hard-working individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment. This varied part-time role is for 16 hours per week however we would expect flexibility during peak season and holiday times.

Ownerships and Responsibilities

Reporting to The Gather Manager, you’ll ideally have worked in a retail and/or catering environment already or be able to demonstrate other relevant experience. As a key holder of The Gather, you’ll be expected to take responsibility for opening and closing procedures when on shift. This will include cashing up / banking so you’ll have unquestionable honesty and integrity. Other responsibilities include:

  • Preparing coffees, other drinks and light snacks (you’ll be trained as a Barista)
  • Serving customers in the shop and café
  • Make sure shelves are well stocked and stock is monitored to avoid waste
  • Placing orders with agreed suppliers
  • Following policies and procedures so The Gather is run efficiently and profitably
  • Preparing a handover for other staff members and volunteers at the end of a shift
  • Taking bookings for The Gather’s community space
  • Make sure The Gather is clean and tidy at all times
  • Keeping The Gather Manager well informed of any issues
  • Doing whatever is needed to make sure our customers have a pleasant experience every time

Personal Qualities / Attributes

You’ll be a natural when it comes to customer service and enjoy being busy. For this very varied part-time role, you’ll be:

  • Adaptable and willing —happy to turn your hand to any task
  • A great team player, but also happy working on your own at times
  • Great with customers (nothing should ever be a bother to you)
  • Reliable and dependable — you’ll be a key holder for The Gather
  • Flexible in the hours you can work (you’ll be expected to cover holidays/sickness as necessary)
  • Must be able to work weekends
  • Able to spot what needs doing and take great pride in your work
  • Enthusiastic with a positive can-do attitude

A driving licence, due to the rural village location and the need for flexibility.

Job Type: Temporary contract

Salary: £9.50 per hour

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Retail Catering, Event and Community Room Assistant

The Ennerdale Hub Limited is recruiting for a Retail Catering, Event and Community Room Assistant for The Gather Cafe & Shop in Ennerdale Bridge, Cumbria

The Gather is a community run cafe, shop and community centre in the heart of the Ennerdale Valley. We are looking for a hard working individual who enjoys working in a fast paced environment. Hours are negotiable for this role for the right candidate. If you feel you have a positive friendly attitude, open to learning new skills and would like to work for a community business then do apply.

Ownerships and Responsibilities

Reporting to The Gather Manager and Media & Community Coordinator, you’ll ideally have worked in a cafe, catering and/or event environment already or be able to demonstrate other relevant experience. As a key holder of The Gather, you’ll be expected to take responsibility for opening and closing procedures when on keyholder shifts. This will include cashing up / banking so you’ll have unquestionable honesty and integrity. Other responsibilities include:

  • Preparing coffees, other drinks and light snacks (you’ll be trained as a Barista)
  • Serving customers in the shop and café
  • Make sure shelves are well stocked and stock is monitored to avoid waste
  • Placing orders with agreed suppliers
  • Following policies and procedures so The Gather is run efficiently and profitably
  • Preparing a handover for other staff members and volunteers at the end of a shift
  • Taking bookings for The Gather’s community space
  • Making sure The Gather is clean and tidy at all times
  • Keeping The Gather Manager and Media & Community Coordinator well informed of any issues
  • Doing whatever is needed to make sure our customers have a pleasant experience every time
  • Supporting the Media & Community Coordinator with events and community room bookings
  • Maintaining Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Gmail accounts in the Media & Community Coordinator’s absence
  • Responding to postings on Trip Advisor and Social Media in the Media and Community Coordinator’s absence
  • Previous experience in using Mailchimp service would be desirable but training will be provided in all aspects of the role

Personal Qualities / Attributes

You’ll be a natural when it comes to customer service and enjoy being busy. For this very varied part-time role, you’ll be:

  • Adaptable and willing —happy to turn your hand to any task
  • A great team player, but also happy working on your own at times
  • Great with customers (nothing should ever be a bother to you)
  • Reliable and dependable — you’ll be a key holder
  • Flexible in the hours you can work there will be weekend and evening working (you’ll be expected to cover holidays/sickness as necessary)
  • Able to spot what needs doing and take great pride in your work
  • Enthusiastic with a positive can-do attitude

Training will be provided in all aspects of the role

A driving licence, due to the village location and the need for flexibility

Job Type: Temporary contract
Contract length: 12 months

Salary: £9.50 per hour

APPLY HERE

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