Cafe assistant Job

The Handmade Bakery (HMB) is a not for profit community supported artisan bakery in Slaithwaite, West Yorkshire. We are a workers co-operative, owned and run by our members. It consists of a flourishing bakery producing 1800 loaves of real bread and patisserie each week, all made using traditional slow fermentation processes.  Established in 2009, we moved to our present canal side premises in 2012 adding a vibrant contemporary café space. After a substantial period of growth, we are now looking for a part time barista trained café assistant.


The job will include:


Serving customers at the till.

Answering the phone.

Making drinks using our coffee machine.

Serving food and drinks to customers.

Clearing tables and washing up using a commercial dishwasher.

Handling money.

General cleaning tasks.

Weekend working.


You will:


Be confident using a commercial coffee machine having been barista trained.

Be interested in, and have an understanding of working as part of a co-operative business.

Be conscientious.

Have excellent customer service skills

Enjoy meeting customers and have good interpersonal skills.

Have a passion for our products, a willingness to learn about our philosophy and products so you are able to confidently answer any customer questions.

Be flexible and able to work additional shifts to cover staff holidays etc,.


HMB offers:


Working co-operatively as part of a friendly team.

Holiday entitlement.

Competitive rate of pay.


Applicants should apply with a CV and covering letter FAO Holly Ogorzalek.

The Handmade Bakery & Café, Unit 6 Upper mills, Canal side, Slaithwaite. HD4 5HA


The Closing Date is March the 17th 5pm

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