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Cafe Manager

Hill Station CIC
Telegraph Hill Centre SE14 5TY

Posted: 13/01/2020

Deadline: 25/02/2020

Compensation: £12 per hour

Paid Full-time Part-time Flexible hours Permanent Fixed term / contract

Job description

Job Title: Café Manager Rate of Pay: £12 per hour Key Objectives: To manage the effective running of the Hill Station café Responsible to: Board of Directors

Hill Station is a community café based in the heart of Telegraph Hill. As well as serving delicious, locally sourced food and organic specialist coffee we exist to be a space for locals to come together. From elderly film clubs to community choirs we do it all! If this sounds like a place you’d like to be, get in touch at

Responsibilities: • To implement high customer service standards and ensure this is followed by all staff members • To ensure coffee is made to a very high standard (by both you and other staff members) • To assist with the preparation of food and customer orders • To fully comply with health and safety/ food hygiene regulations at all times and oversee staff are doing the same • To ensure working environment is always clean and tidy • To be responsible for cash handling • To develop a working knowledge of the café products, prices AND a working knowledge of Hill Station Café and other community and pop-up events held and offered. • To ensure all food and drink served is prepared and presented to a consistently high standard • To order stock and record order on appropriate document • To oversee stock taking and stock rotation • To monitor and record café profit and loss • To create and adjust staff rota in accordance to café sales • To meet monthly with the board of directors and report back profit and loss from café sales • To assist with the growth and development of the café • To conduct weekly checks of the food hygiene folder correctly deal with any issues • To organize the catering and staffing of any events held at Hill station • To organize the production of food for any outside catering jobs • To update the menu of Hill Station café when necessary • To inform directors of any personal issues in a professional and timely manor

Skills Required: Level 2 food hygiene ✔ Barista qualification ✔ 2 years of barista experience ✔ 1 year café manager experience ✔ Experience managing a team ✔ First Aid qualification ✔ Experience making food to order and large-scale food preparation ✔ A passion for good food and good coffee ✔ Previous community work or volunteering ✔ Experience in events work ✔ Experience in contract catering ✔

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About Hill Station CIC

Hill Station café is a social enterprise that is in the Telegraph Hill area of New Cross. We run a much-loved café/event/Art space closely with our local community across a broad range of projects. Our menu makes the best of Local Suppliers and offers sustainably sourced, healthy food.