Café Assistant (Great Notley Country Parks)

England, Essex, Braintree
Up to £17850 per annum
05 Jul 2021
02 Aug 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Part Time

Café Assistant (Great Notley Country Parks)

Permanent, Part Time

Up to £17,850 per annum (full time equivalent)

Location: Braintree

Closing Date: 12th July 2021

Please note this is a part time position 30 hours per week. Working hours will be discussed at the interview but will require at least one day at the weekend.

About the role

As a Café Assistant, you will ensure a clean, safe, tidy and welcoming environment for customers to buy and consume food within the Cafe based at Great Notley Country Park.

You will be serving customers with food and drink, and undertaking basic food preparation, in accordance with food safety regulations. You will also be washing up, clearing tables, general day to day cleaning, along with structured deep cleaning according to health and safety standards.

You will be responsible for identifying tasks and ensuring these are completed to a high standard, operating tills and handling cash, and supporting with stocktaking and stock movement to ensure consumables are used and maintained correctly.

You will be responsible for complying with all health and safety rules ensuring the proper use and care of protective clothing and equipment.

As a café assistant you will provide an excellent customer experience by offering help and support to visitors.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Educated to GCSE level or equivalent, you will have experience of working within a Catering environment, delivering excellent customer service. You have have good communication skills, with the ability to priortise workload, and work well within a team.

Above all, you will have the ability to develop skills and knowledge within your role.

As part of employment with Essex County Council should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please visit:

Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees. For more information please use the following link:

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

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If you have any queries regarding this role, or require anything further, please email or call us on 0333 013 5888. Our lines are open Monday to Friday 08:30 - 16.30.