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Bakery and Training Manager

Big River Bakery
Wretham Place Shieldfield Newcastle on Tyne NE2 1XU

Posted: 13/07/2020

Deadline: 10/08/2020

Compensation: £23K - £25K pro rata

Flexible hours


Job description

The prime role of Big River Bakery is to provide a training facility within a small scale commercial bakery to enable the successful delivery of a series of structured courses to socially disadvantaged groups including those furthest from the job market (CLLD Project) and those with learning difficulties including autism. The focus of this role will include leading on bakery training delivery (this will include H&S, food hygiene and the basics of baking) in accordance with a structured and agreed training progamme. Initially this role will also include input into the development of a structured training programme.  

We also offer a number of baking themed courses to individuals and corporates (including some weekends) and the Bakery Manager will be expected to lead on these with support from other team members.

The bakery needs to be commercially viable and this role will need to build up the commercial operation of the business over time and meet set budgetary targets.

As well as the ability and experience of managing a small scale bakery, the role requires excellent interpersonal skills to manage a small team of bakers, as well as the skills necessary to train individuals and groups of differing abilities. The successful candidate will also work closely with the CLLD Project Manager to ensure the succesful delivery of this programme.

Must have minimum 3 years baking exerience, training experience and running a small scale commercial bakery. Must be able to manage a commercially viable bakery. Part time initially moving to full time.

Application information

Email gail@bigriverbakery.com with CV and I will send full job description with further details

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About Big River Bakery

The prime role of Big River Bakery is to provide a training facility within a small scale commercial bakery to enable the successful delivery of a series of structured courses to socially disadvantaged groups including those furthest from the job market (CLLD Project) and those with learning difficulties including autism. We also run a small scale commercial bakery to support our work and delivery individual, group and corporate baking themed baking courses