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Cafe Assistant

- Part-time contracts and casual work available

- Salary: £8.75-£11.50 per hour.

- Holiday: 28 days holiday per year pro rata

- Paid lunch break

We are seeking a dynamic and customer-focused individual to join our team as a Cafe Assistant. As a vital member of our cafe, you will play a key role in delivering exceptional service to our customers. The position involves a variety of tasks, including serving customers, preparing and serving food and beverages, and maintaining cleanliness in the cafe.

         Customer Service:

  • Greet customers with a friendly and welcoming demeanour.

  • Take customer orders, provide recommendations, and ensure a positive dining experience.

  • Handle customer enquiries and resolve issues in a professional manner

    ​​Food and Beverage Preparation:

  • Prepare and serve a variety of hot and cold beverages, including coffees, teas, and specialty drinks.

  • Assist in the preparation of simple food items such as sandwiches, pastries, and snacks.

  • Ensure the quality and presentation of all food and beverages meet the cafe's standards.

    Cleaning and Maintenance:

  • Maintain cleanliness and hygiene standards in all areas of the cafe, including the dining area, bar area and kitchen

  • Wash dishes, utensils, and equipment as needed.

  • Regularly clean and sanitize surfaces to ensure a safe and inviting environment.

    Team Collaboration:

  • Work collaboratively with other team members to ensure smooth operations during peak hours.

  • Communicate effectively with colleagues to coordinate tasks and share information.

Expected Skills and Qualifications

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks.

  • Basic knowledge of food safety and hygiene practices is preferable.

  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, and weekends.

  • Age 18 or above.

Working Hours

  • The cafe is open from 9 am to 10 pm every day.

  • The role involves a mixture of days, evenings, and weekends.

Working at Mendip 

Mendip Activity Centre is a year-round multi-activity centre near Bristol. Our 250-acre site boasts free parking, a dry ski slope, a private limestone rock sports quarry, an onsite cave, ancient woodland, an 86-bed residential lodge, family and youth campsites, bar/café and target sports ranges.

The main benefit of working for a family-owned independent activity centre is that we value your contribution. You will become part of the Mendip family where talent is recognised and rewarded with opportunity. We also believe in training and will support you with any relevant training plus free recreational skiing/snowboarding, family and friend discounts for our activities, camping and cafe-bar.

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