Cafe Assistant Dumfries Baptist Church Centre

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Organisation information

Dumfries Baptist Church Centre

Aims & objectives

Not supplied
Job number
Time of attendance
varied between 7:00 -22:00
No of references
Hours (per week)
Not supplied
Salary (£/hr)
£6.15-£8.21 per hour depending on age

Job description

Key Responsibilities

Front of House Café

• Setting up and running the café serving area

• Operating the espresso machine

• Operating the till

• Serving customers in a pleasant and courteous manner

• Undertaking the preparation of the food and beverages served in the café

• Clearing and cleaning tables

• Washing up including using the dishwasher

Preparation of food

• Prepare, cook and serve meals in a safe, hygienic and efficient manner

• Assist with meeting budgets

• Complete records to ensure compliance with Food Safe

Maintenance of Café and Kitchen Area

• Ensure the safe, correct operation and maintenance of kitchen, café area and equipment

• Ensure the kitchen and café area are kept clean.

Food Safety and Health and Safety

• Comply with Health and Safety procedures incl COSHH requirements

Working as part of a team

• Support a small team of Café/Kitchen volunteers to ensure an efficient and streamlined delivery of the café services across the opening hours of the Centre


• Supporting the delivery of centre events including waiting on tables, preparing refreshments, operating soft heat brewer

• Supporting the Centre Manager and Deputy Centre Manager in the overall running of the Centre when possible

Appropriate other tasks may be performed to help develop a strong CV.

Person specification

Person Specification

Criteria Essential Desirable


Previous experience in janitorial work is desirable but candidates with a good range of suitable skills are encouraged to apply.

Skills and knowledge

• Understanding of Health and Safety

• Knowledge of cleaning procedures/processes, products and equipment

• Knowledge of building maintenance procedures

Personal qualities

• Conscientious, honest, practical, reliable

• Willing to learn

• Good communicator

• Good interpersonal skills with a focus on the customer

• Able to work unsupervised

• Able to reflect the values and mission of Dumfries Baptist Church Centre in all dealings with staff, congregation members and visitors to the centre.

PVG/disclosure requirements

Required - can start subject to a successful Disclosure/PVG scheme membership