Cafe Staff - Old Down Country Park

Posted 9 March by Eldon Insurance

Zero-hour contracts - looking for multiple workers

Old Down is an award-winning attraction set in breath-taking countryside.With 66 acres of open space, gardens, woodlandsandplay areas/adventure playgrounds - not to mention the fam animals and yurt!

Onsite is the rustic Barn Café offering breakfast, delicious lunches and a range of hot and cold snacks, homemade cake and coffee. To make the café a great place for customers and to work alongside the existing team, we need to recruit further staff who have enthusiasm, a positive attitude and of course a passion for interacting with people.

A typical day is likely to include:

  • Taking orders and serving in the café
  • Making coffees using the machine and other hot/ cold beverages
  • Creating our custom 'freakshakes’
  • Delivering drinks and food orders from the kitchen to customers tables
  • Using the till
  • Taking money for admission sales for visitors to the park
  • Providing an excellent service to our customers and visitors

Skills/Experience Required

  • Previous customer service/face to face customer interaction experience is essential
  • Strong communications skills
  • The ability to be flexible and work at short notice
  • To be able to use your initiative and think on your feet - problem solve or think quickly in an often fast-paced café
  • Ability to keep calm and deal with any difficult situations or queries from customers

Previous experience as a waitress/barista/café assistant/front of house or restaurant staff would be desirable, but is NOT essential.

**We are holding a recruitment day for this role and other positions within the business on Tuesday 20th March for applicants at Old Down Country Park - you will need to be available between 11.00am and 2.00pm on this day for an introduction to the company, a tour of the site and a face to face interview.**

Required skills

  • Communication Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Flexibility
  • Organisational Skills
  • People Skills

Reference: 34648219

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