Senior Baristas - Serving Coffee with a Purpose

at Redemption Roasters

Date Posted:
13 Sep
London, GB
Job Type:
10.0 - 12.5
Salary Type:

Are you a Coffee Specialist? Do you know how to dial in the perfect espresso and create the best batch? Are you able to train and lead a team? Are you looking for the next step in your career?…

…We are looking for you!

Redemption Roasters are on a mission to reduce reoffending through coffee. We challenge perceptions and change lives through specialty coffee.

Redemption is on the look out for experienced baristas who are ready to take the next step in their coffee career. You will lead and inspire the team in all things coffee - from sharing the latest recipes; to running the bar during the morning rush. We have positions available in central and east London locations.

We offer competitive pay, genuine career development, and the opportunity to work within team who are passionate about amazing coffee with a purpose.

As a Senior Barista at Redemption Roasters, you’ll receive:

  • Specialty Coffee training program, attend Cuppings and Roastery visits;

-Bi-weekly Coffee Meetings with the Company Head Barista;

  • Your role has a purpose - you will impact people’s lives through our social mission of helping ex-offenders back into work and learning skills;

  • Opportunities to grow yourself and career progression - you grow as we grow! ;

  • Passionate working environment and culture. Regular staff socials;

  • Competitive wages & benefits;

  • Free brunch meals on shift, discounts on kit and free coffee across London;

This role is an excellent opportunity if you love working with people and are looking to further your career; you will learn and develop as we grow and get better and better each day.

Responsibilities include: - Making sure your team are serving absolutely superb coffee, every time - espresso, filter, pour-over and more

  • Confidently running shifts and supporting your Cafe Management team to drive the cafe performance and deliver amazing results;

  • Developing & inspiring your team to be the best they can be and go the extra mile for our guests, keeping expectations & standards high;

  • Deal with customer feedback effectively, using this as an opportunity to improve overall performance and operational best practice;

  • Ensuring all day-to-day practices of the cafe are maintained at all times including coffee quality, food quality, customer experience, health & safety and food hygiene & allergen practices;

If you are…

  • Outgoing, with a warm personality and great attitude

  • Proactive, with a willingness to get stuck in with all tasks

  • Enthusiastic towards our social responsibility ethos

  • Keen to develop your own skills as a leader and a coffee professional

  • People-focused and you care about creating a positive environment for your customers & your team

A bit about Redemption Roasters;

We believe exceptional coffee can come from people and places you wouldn’t expect; At our roastery in HMP The Mount, we train offenders in coffee industry skills with the aim of reducing reoffending in the UK. Upon release, we help our graduates find work in our own coffee shops, or within our network.

Equality and diversity statement: Redemption Roasters is an international and multicultural business with customers, suppliers, and employees from across the globe. Fostering diversity in the workplace is both right and good for business. Gender, belief, ethnicity, origins, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, age or history of incarceration doesn’t matter. If you perform, you’ll fit in, whoever you are. We welcome applications from people with backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in the speciality coffee industry.