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Coal House Café Barista

Salary: £9.75 per hour

Closing date: Saturday 31st March 2018

Location: The Coal House Café, Woodberry Wetlands

To work as a responsible and customer focused member of the Coal House Café team, with primary responsibility of making delicious coffees, teas, hot and cold drinks and serving all other drinks available on the menu. Full and part-time positions available.

Based at: The Coal House Café, Woodberry Wetlands.

Full-time and part time positions available, permanent contract (shift pattern working)

London Wildlife Trust is a growing charity with a diverse range of projects and funding sources, and we are currently recruiting for a Barista at the Coal House Cafe, our renovated grade II listed building set within Woodberry Wetlands, our award winning nature reserve that was opened to the public in 2016 by Sir David Attenborough

The successful candidate will have worked in a cafe in a similar role, with knowledge of expert coffee making. We would prefer Baristas who have experience using La Marzocco Linea Espresso Machine & Victoria Arduino Mythos One Coffee Grinder. If you have a passion for hospitality, and would like a work environment with a breath-taking view, then this is the perfect role for you.

The post holder will be responsible for serving drinks and table service at the Coal House Café. You will promote the image of the Coal House as an ‘on trend’ daytime Café and be actively responsible for ensuring that all customers have an experience at The Coal House Café that exceeds their expectations.

The successful candidate will possess strong organisational and time management skills, a ‘can-do’ attitude, excellent customer service and both written and verbal communication skills playing a vital role in contributing to the long term financial sustainability of Woodberry Wetlands as a go-to natural heritage visitor destination for London.

This is an exciting time to join London Wildlife Trust as we embark on the development of new major projects including the launch of a new visitor and learning centre at Camley Street Natural Park in King’s Cross, the second year of operation at our brand new Woodberry Wetlands nature reserve in Hackney, and the opening of Walthamstow Wetlands, one of the largest urban nature reserves in Europe.

London Wildlife Trust manages over 40 nature reserves across the capital that are exemplars of urban conservation land management. The Trust engages London’s diverse communities through access to our nature reserves, volunteering programmes and education and outreach work. To understand more about our plans ahead, read our strategic plan: For a Wilder City 2015 – 2020.


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This position will remain open until the correct candidate is found and we reserve the right to close this vacancy as suitable. 

An enhanced DBS Check is not required for this role.

London Wildlife Trust is an equal opportunities employer.