Barista (Annualised Hours)

London, Greater London
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Part Time
Peabody has an exciting opportunity for a Barista to join our team in London. The successful applicant will join us on a part time, permanent basis and will receive a salary of £9.75 per hour.

When you join Peabody, you join an extensive and growing business. One with 28,000 homes, 80,000 residents and a 150-year history. As a major housing association we have outstanding challenges for people with talent and motivation. But we also have a strong commitment to the ideals of our philanthropist founder: George Peabody. That means you’ll have every chance to achieve – while making a difference. 

Our principles are simple: we believe in helping people and communities to grow, in estates that are springboards – not safety nets. With operations in nearly every London borough and one of the sector’s largest community regeneration programmes, we’re always keen to meet talented people who support our ambitions.

An exciting new opportunity has arisen within a new and vibrant coffee bar at the Darwin Court Healthy Living Centre.

This is an annualised hours contract where you are paid to work an average of up to 584 hours over the year. The contact offers flexibility with periods of non-working. There will be a combination of compulsory and flexible hours that you will be required to work. This way of working will provide you with guaranteed income for the year. You will be required to cover for employee sickness absence, annual leave and any other absences.

We are looking for a Barista to deliver the day to day operation of the coffee bar. Including the making of a range of coffee bar drinks, some food preparation, restocking, delivery of goods and ensuring its smooth running and excellent delivery of this service to all customers and creating a strong community feel.

Essential knowledge, experience & skills required by the ideal Barista:

- Proven interpersonal skills - able to develop good work relationships, enjoy meeting and working with people at all levels and from diverse walks of life.

- Good verbal and written communication skills

- Excellent customer service skills and ability to communicate effectively

- Ability to work quickly and calmly under pressure while remaining welcoming and friendly to customers

- Proactive

- Experience in working with a fast paced, customer focused environment.

Qualifications required by the ideal Barista:

- Basic food hygiene certificate

Shift patterns: Monday - Saturday 8am - 4pm or 10:30am - 6:30pm on a rolling rota basis.

Closing date & time: 18/07/2017 - 5pm

If you feel you have the skills and experience needed to become our Barista please click ‘Apply’ now to be directed to our careers page and complete your application. Please monitor your emails also during this time.

Peabody is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.