Team Leader - Coffee Shop/Cafe

Closing Date
Monday, 31st January 2022
Job Type
Operations & Facilities
Catering Division (NH)
£10 per hour

We are looking for an experienced Team Leader to work in our busy artisan Cafe at our Sutton Bonington Campus near Loughborough. You will be responsible for the operation, organisation and supervision of the Cafe, ensuring a high quality and consistent service is provided. Main duties will include preparing and serving a wide range of food and beverages, cash handling, banking and supervising staff. You will also order stock, liaise with suppliers and will lead the team to ensure excellent customer service is provided at all times.

Supervisory experience gained within a similar environment and excellent customer service skills, are essential for this role

Hours of work are 35 per week, 5 days out of 7 to be arranged, worked 5 days out of 7 to be arranged including regular weekends between 7.00am and 10.00pm for 52 weeks of the year. Flexibility will be required. This post attracts a 20% allowance for hours worked at the weekend.

This post will be offered on a permanent contract. Further details regarding the duties for the post can be found on the attached job role profile.

The University of Nottingham are committed to providing competitive employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. We strive to provide a range of benefits and rewards, including leading fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes. We also offer an excellent holiday allowance of 25 days (pro rata), plus additional university closure days and bank holidays.

The successful candidate will be expected to attend the Estates and Facilities training courses which will run each day, Monday to Friday mornings on the first week of appointment. Further details will be given at interview.

Please note this post is based at Sutton Bonington (Near Loughborough)

Informal enquiries may be addressed to David Butler, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.
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Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.

This role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the UK Visas & Immigration points based immigration system, however applications are welcome from candidates who don't currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route.