Salary: RG2b scp 3 £9.36 per hour
The Pantry Café & Kitchen is the new independent café destination for Reading. We are looking for energetic, fun and smiling people to come and work with us here at the Town Hall. You will be joining a fantastic team who have built an excellent reputation with fresh quality locally sourced food served to a very high standard.
Your role will be
* To continually provide the best quality products and service to all cafe visitors.
* To work closely alongside the Executive Chef and the kitchen team.
* To maintain the highest of cleanliness standards strictly adhering to the food safety HACCP procedures and making sure any necessary paperwork is filled out and up to date.
* To have complete knowledge on Reading Town Hall and Café
The café is open 8am - 6pm, Monday - Saturday with shifts working on a rota basis. You will be working alongside the Café Supervisor and the Café Senior Front of House with the day to day running of the cafe.
Every day you will have a warm and friendly approach to all our customers, engaging whenever possible and proactively keeping an upbeat atmosphere and rhythm in the café & kitchen.
You will have:
* Excellent customer service skills with an upbeat, friendly & professional personality.
* Previous experience in a Food & Beverage (F&B) outlet.
* Successful background in providing excellent customer service.
In return we offer a good working environment and work life balance, friendly colleagues and a real opportunity to create your own reputation.
We offer a supportive environment to grow and develop your career with the opportunity to put your ideas across. Innovation and ambition is strongly encouraged, and you'll get a great feel for that working in our friendly and collaborative environment.
A competitive salary alongside a range of benefits including:
Generous holiday entitlement - 24 days holiday each year plus bank holidays - rising to 32 days after 10 years' service, with the option to buy additional leave
Maternity, adoption, parental and sick pay
A wide range of flexible working opportunities
Modern working environment at the Civic Offices in the heart of Reading
Access to a range of training and learning opportunities to help you develop
Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
Life Assurance - three times your annual salary (for members of the LGPS)
Employee Assistance Programme - round-the-clock access to free, impartial and completely confidential support and advice from trained therapists and legal experts
On-site day nursery (Kennet Day nursery) rated outstanding by Ofsted, and a salary sacrifice scheme to help lower the cost of your nursery fees
Season Ticket Loan - a loan to help with the cost of your rail or bus journey, to and from work
Cycle salary sacrifice scheme
Lease car salary sacrifice scheme allowing you to lease a brand new,greener car for three years. The monthly fee includes insurance, servicing and road tax
Salary sacrifice scheme for Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVCs) to help you save for your retirement
Your Reading Passport' scheme - competitive rates for local gyms
Shopping vouchers and money off deals
Staff Club - organises events such as pub quizzes and theatre trips
Eye care - help towards an eye test and glasses, if you use a computer at work
Relocation scheme offering up to GBP 8,000 towards the cost of relocating permanently to Reading (only for approved post)