Head Barista - Full Time

at Bean + Brew

Date Posted:
14 Sep
London, GB
Head Barista
Job Type:
10.5 - 10.5
Salary Type:

Role: Head Barista in Wood Green, London N22

Hours: 5 days per week, 40 hours including early starts and weekends on rotation

We’re looking for an experienced, friendly and hard-working person to join our coffee bar in Wood Green. As part of the role, you will be expected to:

  • Dial-in coffees for both espresso and filter
  • Produce excellent coffee consistently
  • Undertake quality control of all beverages
  • Deliver and ensure top customer service with a focus on integrity, inclusivity and genuine hospitality
  • Lead and manage the ongoing development of our small team
  • Actively seek opportunities to add value and improve processes
  • Manage equipment maintenance and troubleshoot issues
  • Foster a positive, focused and engaging working environment
  • Manage coffee related stock
  • Bring creativity and fresh ideas

Working with us is not just about making and serving coffee, so here are a few other responsibilities you should be willing to take on before you apply –

  • Maintain high levels of cleanliness and an organised workspace
  • Create and maintain the flow of the shop through clear communication and engagement with the team and guests
  • Build relationships with our team and guests
  • Support all members of the team across all areas
  • Gain knowledge around all products sold and be able to successfully answer any questions and advise about these
  • Maintain a well-presented display of food/products on offer
  • Proactively replenish stock
  • Undertake opening and closing duties including food preparation and cashing up

Our ideal candidate -

  • Acts with integrity
  • Is dedicated and committed to quality and consistency in every cup
  • Has a genuine interest in coffee and hospitality
  • Is a great multi-tasker
  • Can engage with guests comfortably
  • Has experience making quality coffee in a busy environment
  • Is happy doing what needs to be done to help the shop run smoothly
  • Takes initiative and ownership of their work
  • Is open and receptive to feedback
  • Anticipates guest and shop needs
  • Leads by example and proactively supports other members of the team

Working with us, you’ll benefit from:

  • Autonomy in your role with the freedom to implement new ideas
  • A positive, supportive working environment
  • The opportunity to develop within a growing business (we are actively seeking a second site)
  • Free coffee all day (obviously)

Since we opened over 2 years ago, we’re proud to have built a reputation on great coffee and friendly service, as well as a positive and respectful workplace for our team. We encourage applicants to drop in for a coffee, check out our Google reviews and have a scroll on our Instagram page @beanandbrewlondon to get a feel for what we’re all about.

If all this sounds good to you, please send your CV and a brief cover letter introducing yourself and letting us know what hospitality means to you. We are so excited to meet you!