Busy Bees Cafe Supervisor
AND CAFE SUPERVISOR
Location: Busy Bees Café, Dingwall.
Pay Grade: £8/hr
Days: Tuesday to Friday
HOURS TO BE NEGOTIATED minimum of 26 hours per week. With option of a flexible working week dependant on events. 3 month probationary period with full time contract available if applicant is suitable.
A fantastic family run bustling local café is looking for an enthusiastic experienced individual to run their exciting busy café operation situated in Dingwall, Scotland. With a menu serving anything from hot dishes to a delicious array of freshly made sandwiches and cakes, plus a great selection of teas, coffees and drinks. The venue attracts all different types of customers from families to mums and dad's popping in for a coffee to let the kids burn some energy. There is a large selection of toys for the children to play on.
The main duties in this role are to run the café on a day to day basis. You will be required to work at the Busy Bees Café serving customers as well as developing the existing menu and training up staff to become efficient members of the café team. The successful candidate will need to be a real personality, excellent with customers, a real hands on supervisor who will build a great rapport with the clientele and all existing staff.
The Individual will also need to be confident and have experience working in a team, as this is can be a busy venue with a mixture of staff working. The role will also include managing the rotas as well as ordering stock and ensuring service/equipment standards are at the highest level. It is the wish of the family to develop the opportunities within the coffee shop and we are looking for someone who can bring ideas to the table and proven experience of developing menus. There are occasional events, such as Christmas and Halloween parties, we would be looking for the applicant to be able to arrange and support these events using their creative skills to further develop the scope for such events.
It is essential that any new member of staff to Busy Bees Café will comply with the family business ethos and will work as part of the team to continue to provide a friendly run establishment where nothing is ever too much hassle. All family members involved with the business are key to its success and the ability to interact positively and professional is a must for any applicant.
Applicants must be over 18
Full driving licence beneficial
Applicants will need to be PVG checked
Previous experience working or managing a café
Food hygiene certificate is not necessary as online training will be given
Strong front of house skills - a great personality with the ability to build strong relationships with regular customers and visitors alike
A passion for excellent service
A strong people person with the ability to train, motivate and develop your team and liaise between all personnel within the team.
Confidence and experience to drive the staff and business forward
The ability to do the weekly paperwork providing stock figures and staff hours, planning regular events, controlling labour
The ability to think outside the box and dive new ideas forward with the team
Proven ability to drive sales
Enthusiastic, bright and bubbly with a great deal of charisma
Must be able to manage and discipline staff accordingly.
The business has varied opening hours therefore the supervisors hours will be arranged in consultation with the family owners so that all key areas of business are covered by the supervisor, with more junior members covering the quieter periods. This is a great opportunity to develop your career and shine.