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Baker (Night Shift)

The Spence Bakery
Dunbridge Street, London, E2 6JG

Posted: 14 Jul 2021

Deadline: 28 Aug 2021

Compensation: £12.00 - £13.00 per hour

Paid Full-time Permanent


Job description

WHO WE ARE:

We are The Spence Bakery. Established in 2002, we are a busy retail and wholesale bakery with a shop in Stoke Newington, and a production bakery in Bethnal Green. We pride ourselves on being at the heart of our neighbourhood, bringing great bread to all. We supply cafes, pubs, restaurants and street food traders across London.

We are now looking for a baker to join our growing team.

WHAT THE JOB INVOLVES:

You will be part of a small team, working at night, and will be focusing on making and preparing doughs for bulk fermentation, hand moulding loaves and baking breads.

The role offers approximately 40 or 50 hours, across 4 or 5 night shifts per week (including weekends), working mainly between 19:00 and 05:00.

You will be based at our Bethnal Green bakery

THE CANDIDATE WE ARE LOOKING FOR MUST:

  • Have either at least 1 year professional experience or a suitable training qualification, with a focus on traditional artisan, long fermented, and sourdough breads.
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of mixing, shaping and hand moulding, proving and baking (preferably using commercial deck ovens).
  • Be numerate and organized, able to calculate recipe scaling as required, and manage production levels.
  • Be an effective communicator, with good spoken English.
  • Be adaptable, happy working unsupervised, or as part of a small team.
  • Be physically fit, with a hard working and committed attitude.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Competitive salary (Starting rate circa £12.00-£13.00 per hour, based on experience)
  • 28 days holiday per year (including bank holidays)
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • Fixed days off
  • Paid break
  • Sick pay
  • Staff meals and coffee/cold drinks
  • Free bread

Application information

Please apply by emailing your CV and a covering letter (to spencebakery@gmail.com) outlining why you’re the right person for this role.

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About The Spence Bakery

We are The Spence Bakery. Established in 2002, we are a busy retail and wholesale bakery with a shop in Stoke Newington, and a production bakery in Bethnal Green. We pride ourselves on being at the heart of our neighbourhood, bringing great bread to all. We supply cafes, pubs, restaurants and street food traders across London.