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Coffee Lounge Barista (8hrs) - Kingswood Civic Centre

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
All Year Round
Working Pattern:
Part Time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/06/2019 23:59
£9.00 per hour, £3,754.29 per annum before deductions
Hours per week:
8 hours per week
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Kingswood Civic Centre, Bristol, BS15 9TR
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Job details 

Closing date:
16 Jun

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Coffee Lounge Barista – 8 hours per week

Summary of post

We have a new and exciting opportunity to join the team as a Barista in our brand new coffee lounge in Kingswood Civic Centre. We’re looking for someone who is hard working, friendly and approachable and who can deliver high levels of customer service.

Your duties will include preparing beverage and light food products, operating a till, stock checking and other necessary duties to support a smooth running service. You will be working within a busy team who are highly motivated and have a positive team spirit to achieve challenging targets and standards, whilst always maintaining a strong customer focus. Whilst previous barista experience would be beneficial, it’s not essential as we can provide in house training.

The coffee lounge will be open six days a week (Monday - Saturday) 8.00am to 6.00pm with shifts available between from 7.30am and 6.30pm. We are looking for someone who can offer flexibility and are also able to accommodate a shift pattern of two in six days.

In return we offer good rates of pay and an attractive range of council benefits. As part of our excellent employment package you will receive:

• Membership of the local government pension scheme with a generous employer contribution
• Generous annual leave entitlement
• Discounts at popular high street stores
• Discounted gym membership

Any offer is subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks which includes: References, Medical Assessment and Proof of Right to Work.

South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Main duties

• Welcoming and greeting customers and providing excellent customer service, whilst constantly striving to improve customer relations
• Prepare beverages and light food products and ensure all displays are well stocked and replenished to maintain and anticipate customers’ needs
• Till work, including collecting and processing customer payments for cash, credit and debit cards
• Able to be adaptable in performing many different tasks within the store during each shift
• To prepare, deliver and present buffet functions as and when required for business customers
• Able to listen to customer issues or complaints, dealing with any concerns in an efficient yet friendly manner and reporting to the manager / shift supervisor on duty without delay
• Maintain a consistent attendance and be punctual at all times
• To work flexible hours that include early mornings, evenings, Saturdays and bank holidays - excluding Christmas day, Boxing day and New Year’s day
• To work under pressure whilst maintaining a calm and approachable demeanour at all times
• Maintain clean and hygienic work areas, including the deep cleaning of machinery where required
• Comply with health, safety and hygiene guidelines and regulations
• Complete opening and closing duties for each shift including clean down of all customer areas

Selection criteria

To enable us to shortlist in a fair and unbiased way, it’s absolutely vital that you provide us with sufficient information to demonstrate how you meet or exceed the criteria outlined in the vacancy description. Please include this information in the knowledge, skills and experience section of the application form.


• Previous experience in a similar role required, or be willing and able to undertake basic training
• You will require practical skills and be able to demonstrate the ability to learn to use basic tools and equipment
• Able and willing to follow basic processes and procedures to ensure the job is carried out safely
• Able to demonstrate the council’s values and behaviours which is encapsulated in ‘WE CARE’ – Working together, Embracing diversity, Customer and community focused, Ambitious and adaptable, Resourceful, Encouraging responsible growth


• NVQ1 or equivalent qualification or equivalent barista experience
• Foundation certificate in food hygiene

To apply, either email your CV to the following email address IntegraHR@southglos.gov.uk or apply online here.

Additional information

Interviews will be on Tuesday 25 June 2019

Salary: H14 - £9.00 per hour, £3,754.29 per annum before deductions

Hours: 8 per week

Closing Date: 16 June 2019 at 23:59

Vacancy Ref: D8953/873

Our values

Our staff need to have a ‘can-do’ attitude and adapt to the fast pace of change. They must work well with others to reach a common goal and be willing to embrace a partnership and inclusive approach in delivering efficient and effective services. They must use their initiative to deliver and take responsibility for their performance to help the team, department and council to achieve its goals and must make the best use of available knowledge, expertise and capacity in order to continuously improve the quality of services.

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South Gloucestershire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults

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