Cake Decorator

Recruiter
Parteaz Ltd
Location
Shoeburyness, Southend-on-Sea
Salary
£8/hour Paid Holiday and Workplace Pension
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We are a small, independent and dynamic online cake company looking for an enthusiastic and experienced part time contracted cake decorator.

Pay: £8 per hour
Type: Part-time contracted, initially at least 7 hours per week but more hours may become available in the future. (3 months probationary period)
Contract: The role is initially for a one year contract with a review at the end of the year
Hours: Wednesday or Thursday 7hrs – start and finish time to be agreed. Hours and working day may fluctuate according to business demands.

Flexibility is required, in particular late finishes possible on Wednesday and Thursday evenings in excess of your 7 contracted hours.

Benefits: 28 days paid holiday per year pro rata including Bank Holidays (if applicable to application). This equates to 6 days based upon 1 working day per week Wednesday or Thursday.
Workplace Pension available

This job is a hands-on job as a member of a dynamic and enthusiastic cake decorating team. Interested candidates must apply with a full CV containing images of their work they are most proud of. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a short trial and interview in the week commencing 31st July 2017.

Starting from: 4th September 2017. The successful candidate may need to be available for a few hours during the summer period for training/certification and orientation (dates to be agreed)

Job Specifications:
- Work as part of our dynamic cake decorating team, quickly and efficiently producing cakes to the highest of standards.
- Effectively communicating with the customer services team in the production of cakes to meet and exceed our customer demands and expectations
- Assist with the development of new and exciting product ranges
- Adhere to and implement HACCP as part of your day to day working practice
- Ensuring the highest standards of hygiene and cleanliness in the work place
- Covering staff annual leave/sickness so flexibility of working hours essential to this role
- Easily commute to and from production premises in SS3, Shoeburyness near Southend on Sea, Essex

Candidates must have the following:
- Previous relevant professional cake decorating / bakery experience of at least 1 year
- GCSE Maths and English Equivalent to Grade C or higher
- Excellent Cake decorating, sugar craft and piping skills
- Excellent airbrushing skills
- An artistic ability to produce high quality models
- Willingness/ability to keep themselves up to date with new products, techniques and trends
- Ability to work quickly, efficiently and accurately at all times especially when under pressure
- Meticulous attention to detail
- The ability to quickly and effectively cover a cake achieving a smooth and professional high spec finish
- The ability to demonstrate consistency in their decorating skills on a day to day basis
- Positive attitude
- Great communication skills
- Good Computer skills. Experience with MS Word essential.
- Capable of working alone or as part of a team
- Right to work in the UK
- Fluent in written and spoken English
- Full UK Drivers licence (preferable)