Woods Mill Café staff

  • Location: Woods Mill nature reserve, West Sussex 
  • Salary: £8.91 per hour
  • Contract Type: Zero hours
  • Hours: Part-time (3 days / week) including every weekend and occasional evenings, hours will vary depending on season
  • Closing Date: On going
  • Interview Date: TBC, either via Zoom or in person at Woods Mill near Henfield

 The Role

We are currently looking for a café worker to assist with the responsibility for the day-to-day running of the café, including:

  • Preparing customer orders, taking payments and reporting of daily sales
  • Engagement with members of the public and being an ambassador for the Woods Mill nature reserve and Sussex Wildlife Trust  
  • Volunteer scheduling, management and training. Recording of volunteer time sheets
  • Monitoring expenses and submitting invoices
  • Stock control and ordering  
  • Correct operation of equipment and training others to do the same, ensuring continuity and quality
  • Ensuring Health & Safety and Food Hygiene standards are met and keeping accurate records
  • Resolving any maintenance needs 
  • Assisting with cafe promotion on social media and the Sussex Wildlife Trust website

 The Person

You will be a friendly and outgoing barista or café worker with at least two years’ experience of the Food and Beverage industry. You will be an excellent communicator who is able to engage with a wide range of people. Ideally, you will have experience of working with volunteers or volunteering and have some experience of budget setting and profit maximisation in a similar environment. A passion for sustainability issues and local produce would be an advantage.

As the cafe will be open mainly over weekends and school holidays, you will be comfortable working weekends, occasional evenings and bank holidays.