Barista - with wine training support

at High Ground

Date Posted:
14 Mar
London, GB
Job Type:
12.0 - 13.0
Salary Type:

High Ground - Islington

Our shop in Upper Street, Islington is full of character and close to Angel and Highbury & Islington tube stations.

As part of our small friendly team you’ll be the first point of contact for our customers, helping us continue to grow as a much loved neighbourhood shop.

Celebrating the generosity that the natural landscape provides - we are a speciality coffee shop, also offering a fantastic range of wine.

We work exclusively with dedicated smaller artisan producers and roasters (for both Coffee & Wine)

Our daytime focus is serving the most delicious coffee in a relaxed setting. Showcasing and working with a small selection of the best roasters in rotation.

We’ll soon be opening later, just 2 / 3 evenings a week, for our customers to relax and enjoy a glass or two of wine from our carefully curated wine selection

What’s on offer for you?

The opportunity to work in a well kitted out shop, in a friendly neighbourhood, focused on quality products.

We can allow flexibility of shifts, to balance your work with us with your own outside interests

You’ll work on our Kees Van Der Westen Spirit espresso machine with Mahlkonig E80 grinders.

Be part of a small, friendly and sociable team with team building opportunities.

Take full advantage of additional training and gain an internationally recognised WSET wine qualification. This will broaden your skill set and open more hospitality doors for you.

Join our regular coffee cupping and wine tasting.

Enjoy Roastery visits with our partner coffee roasters.

Competitive pay rates based on LLW plus 28 days fully paid holidays

What we’re looking for

Team members, happy to learn our methods of service with a positive spirit and friendly approach

Who maintain a high level of customer service, product knowledge, coffee and food service.

Prepare fresh filter brews and help customers with their retail purchases.

In summary

We’re looking for applicants with barista experience within speciality coffee, who are also interested in expanding their hospitality skills with wine training.

Drop us a line if you’re ready for the next step

Pay: LLW and above, depending on your experience and training required.

Upper Street, Islington