The Skylark Cafe is the café in the centre of beautiful Wandsworth Common. We are a large, independently owned café serving an affluent and sophisticated customer base with a very high quality food and drink proposition. The café has seating for 90 inside, in the conservatory and on our terraces as well as a takeaway business for customers sitting out on the Common.
We are looking for part time & full time waiting staff to join our team. There is opportunity to progress depending on performance. This is also an excellent opportunity for an experienced supervisor to join our front of house team. This is a key role in a young and growing company. You must have the following to be eligible for this role:
Waiting Staff: • Prior experience working front of house in a busy bar or cafe • Availability to work midweek and both days at the weekend starting ASAP! • A happy and positive disposition and a lot of energy - we get very busy! • Great communication skills with both customers and colleagues • An ability to learn fast and a good attention to detail • Experience making coffee is preferable but not essential
Supervisors: • All of the above plus a minimum of one years’ supervisor experience in a high volume operation • You must be energetic, very personable and have very high personal standards of service and presentation • Excellent English and communication skills both with customers and with colleagues • The ability to lead sections and direct more junior staff effectively and calmly during a busy service as well as communicate effectively with the bar, coffee station and kitchen team • A genuine interest in food and drink and passion to learn more
In return you will receive: • An hourly rate dependent on experience • Potential to work in the evenings for a premium hourly rate for private hire events • A share of our service charges • Free lunch on shift
To apply, please send a covering note and you must attach a CV. Please note that we are only able to reply to applicants who are successful in reaching the interview stage.
We look forward to hearing from you!
www.skylarkcafe.co.uk, twitter @skylarklondon, facebook.com/skylarkcafe
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You can apply if you are:
• Over 18
• Not in training
• Not in eductation
• Have the right to work in the UK
• Actively looking for work