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Sourdough Baker

The Wild Bread Bakehouse
The Wild Bread Bakehouse, Unit 1C Sidings Close, Jubilee Way, Faversham ME13 8GE

Posted: 7 Jun 2021

Deadline: 18 Jul 2021

Compensation: Starting at £9.50 per hour

Paid Full-time Part-time Flexible hours Permanent

Job description

We are looking to recruit a full-time ‘Sourdough Baker’ to take on a dynamic position based at our bakehouse & cafe in Faversham, Kent. This is an exciting opportunity to become a valued and integral part of the Wild Bread team. The right person will have the potential to learn new skills quickly while also applying their own knowledge, creativity and passion to all aspects of sourdough baking. After an initial training period the aim is to take on increasing levels of responsibility and to be involved in developing and shaping the role.

The right person for the job will have a strong passion for baking Real bread and will demonstrate the following qualities:


  • Experience in baking Real bread either at home and/or in a professional environment
  • Confidence in handling bread dough and the ability to weigh ingredients, mix, divide and shape dough by hand
  • Knowledge of what sourdough is and how it is made
  • Good physical fitness & personal hygiene
  • Ability to work both alone with a high level of initiative and co-operatively as part of a small team
  • Good communication skills and time management
  • Ability to spontaneously solve problems and come up with solutions
  • Commitment to providing great customer service
  • Good basic numeracy skills


  • Knowledge and experience of baking sourdough & viennoiserie
  • An active interest in plant-based food and cooking
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene and Handling certificate
  • Training and/or qualification in artisan bread baking
  • Clean, valid and up to date UK driving license

Application information

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About The Wild Bread Bakehouse

We are a sourdough bakehouse specialising in naturally leavened bread using wild yeasts, organic flour and other natural, organic ingredients. Everything we do is 100% plant based.