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Vacancy Details

Assistant Barista - The Art Cafe

Woking Borough Council
Salary from £18,328 (pro rata) plus flexible benefits allowance of £1,500 (pro rata)
Working Pattern:
Part Time
25 hours per week. Wednesday - Saturday.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
20/05/2021 at 18:00
Woking Borough Council

We are looking for a friendly and outgoing individual to work at The Art Café as an Assistant Barista on a part-time, permanent basis (25 hours per week).  

The Art Café at St. Mary’s is located in the centre of Byfleet and is a community focused enterprise that is centred on friendly customer service, providing high quality coffees and being as eco-friendly as possible. Very popular with locals of all ages, the café has a modern, welcoming and friendly environment and we aim to make every single customer feel at ease. The café has a beautiful garden as well as local art displayed on all the walls inside, along with lots of houseplants.

The successful candidate will work alongside the Café Co-ordinator and kitchen staff to provide a welcoming and enjoyable café experience to the public. The Assistant Barista will play a key role in the running of day-to-day service, welcoming guests to the café and gardens and making and serving coffee and other hot and cold beverages. The ideal candidate will have previous barista training or experience in the hospitality sector but a positive and hardworking attitude is most important as full training will be provided.

This role will suit someone with experience working in customer service jobs, who has a creative vision and cares for the community.

Working hours will be split across working days Wednesday to Saturday.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for this post.  An assessment may be required. If you have any queries or would like to discuss this further, please contact the Human Resources team.

The Council offers in return a generous flexi time scheme with the ability to take two flexi days a month, membership of the local government pension scheme, discounted health and leisure membership, plus many more excellent benefits.

Woking Borough Council takes a robust approach to thoroughly checking anyone who has applied to work with vulnerable groups. As this job involves contact with vulnerable groups, successful applicants will be required to obtain a Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Assistance will be given by the Council and further details can be found in the job pack.

For more information about this role, please come in and see us at St. Mary’s or call Amber Richmond or Jonny Moles on 01483 743877.


Interview date:           Tuesday 25th May

Please note that interviews may take place virtually via Zoom.


How to apply

Woking Borough Council values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Please apply online via the link provided.

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed