Deli and café front of house team member
Job Type: Part time, permanent
Working pattern: Minimum of 2 shifts/10 hours per week including weekend work. Cover for colleagues during leave. Increasing to up to full time hours during school holidays
Salary: £5.72-£8.36 per hour (from 1st April) + tips
Johns is a well-established family run business operating for 93 years and our ethos is to deliver high quality local produce & customer service. As multi award winning delis, cafés and grocery stores with Post Offices in the stunning coastal locations of both Appledore & Instow, we’re a growing & inspirational business offering a full range of local & homemade products. We consistently strive to bring new produce, events & concepts to our customers all in a relaxed and vibrant ambiance.
We’re seeking an enthusiastic and customer focused individual to join our friendly and growing team. Delivering excellent standards of customer service, you will greet and assist customers and create an enjoyable shopping experience with a cheerful, confident and helpful attitude. You’ll deliver quality hospitality skills – taking orders, serving customers & recommending produce including items to meet special dietary requirements. In addition to providing an excellent customer service, you’ll be responsible for making drinks, preparing and packaging produce and carrying out cleaning duties as needed. With a flexible approach to work, you’ll be able to multi-task and prioritise your workload effectively with a desire to learn.
With recent experience in a front of house role, you’ll be a people person and team player with a desire to deliver excellent standards of customer service. Able to work calmly and professionally under pressure in a busy environment especially during periods of high customer volume to maintain the company’s quality standards. You’ll have a good sense of humour and a passion for local food and drink. With some sales experience, you will have the ability to communicate with a wide range of people at all levels. You will have a good understanding of food hygiene and dietary requirements. A good standard of numeracy and IT skills are essential.
You’ll also need to be available to work a range of shift patterns, including weekends and due to the sale of some age-restricted products, the successful candidate will need to be at least 16 years of age.
In return, we offer competitive rates of pay and holiday, staff discounts, a welcoming and supportive work environment and the opportunity to be part of a multi-award winning and growing business. In addition, we provide new staff with a training program and the opportunity to work in stunning coastal locations.
How to Apply:
If you possess the experience, passion and attitude to make this role a success then we would love to hear from you. Please submit a CV and covering letter explaining why you want to work for Johns, what makes you stand out for this role and how you heard about us. Simply click apply by 25th March 2019.
Please note if you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, we are sorry to say that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.