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Team Leader- Boilerhouse Cafe


Location:  Egham
Salary:  £22,226 to £24,691 per annum - including London Allowance
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Friday 10 December 2021
Reference:  0921-326-R

Full-Time, Permanent 

Applications are invited for the post of Team Leader – Boilerhouse Cafe in the Commercial Services department. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Commercial Services team, which is responsible for the delivery of a range of services across campus to enhance the student, staff and visitor experience. 

Do you have an outgoing personality and enjoy working with people? 

The role will be assisting Assistant Manager- Cafes with the day to day supervision of catering operation both term time and vacation business in one of the cafes. You will support the catering team with the running of our artisan style Boilerhouse Café, focused on vegetarian, vegan and healthy products. 

This is very much a ‘hands on’ position to support the operational efficiency of the service, which includes managing and encouraging your team to exceed expectations. 

To be successful in this post you will need: 

  • Ability to lead, organise and motivate a team of staff 
  • Understanding and knowledge of stock control 
  • Outstanding communication skills 
  • Ability to perform well under pressure 
  • Knowledge of Food Safety and Health & Safety legislation. 
  • Excellent attention to detail 
  • Barista experience on fully manual coffee machine 

You will be expected to lead your team in driving the business forward and delivering the best to our customers, ensuring the highest quality service and standards. Willingness to attend and run training sessions and meetings is also required. 

The ideal candidate must be motivated by people, with a love for training and supporting other members of the team. Be able to stay highly focused during intense service periods whilst maintaining attention to detail. 

Candidates will need great communication skills and the ability to work using their initiative, making a contribution as part of a team. Previous experience of leadership is required but we will take into account your passion for the industry. 

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including: 

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities 
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London. 

This position is full time and is available immediately. 

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Please quote the reference: 0921 -326-R

Closing Date: Midnight,  10 December 2021

Interview Date: TBC 

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Department 


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