Full time barista / wine lover

at High Ground

Date Posted:
23 Nov
London, GB
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High Ground - Islington

A lovely new shop, recently opened in the friendly neighbourhood of Upper Street, Islington.

Full of character and close to St Mary’s churchyard gardens with Islington Green just a few minutes walk. Plenty of green spaces to relax for breaks.

Opened in September, we bring together a background in speciality coffee and wine to celebrate the generous bounty that the natural landscape provides.

We hero small producers (Coffee & Wine)

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

Soon we plan to open later, a few evenings a week, for our customers to kick back and enjoy a glass or two of wine from our carefully curated wine selection

What’s on offer ?

The opportunity to take a part-time position in an exciting new shop, in a lovely neighbourhood, focused on quality products.

To work within a small, friendly and sociable team with plenty of time for team building.

We can sponsor team members for an internationally recognised wine qualification (WSET wine course). This will broaden your skill set and open more doors within hospitality.

To join us for additional training, cupping and tasting on both coffee and wine.

Competitive pay rates based on LLW plus full paid holidays

What we’re looking for

As part of our small team you’re the first point of contact for our customers. You’ll help us become a much loved neighbourhood shop.

You will be using our Kees Van Der Westen spirit espresso machine with Mahlkonig E80 grinders.

You will be willing to work on all sections where required and maintain a high level of customer service, product knowledge, coffee and food service and preparation.

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

We’re looking for applicants with barista experience within speciality coffee, who are interested in furthering their career within the coffee / hospitality sector, with exciting development opportunities and full wine training.

Pay: very competitive Upper Street, Islington