Cafe Assistant

Job Title: Cafe Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: 8.75 per hour
Start Date: 2019-07-01 00:00:00
Reference: SDX/TP/683876/46257
Contact Name: Kathryn Pendlebury
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 01, 2019 14:27

Job Description

We currently have an opportunity for a Café Assistant to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

Main responsibilities
  • Give a high level of customer service
  • Check stock levels and replenish when necessary
  • Carry out cash handling on till transactions
  • Conduct visual Health & Safety checks
  • Ensure good knowledge of products on sale and on special offer
  • Ensure the café is presented to a high standard throughout the day and carry out a thorough cleaning at the end of the day
  • Ensure deliveries match delivery notes/invoices
  • Support the Assistant Operation Manager in setting up the function room, carrying out service to a high standard, and ensuring cleardown as instructed
Ideal candidate

The ideal candidate for this role will have:


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Previous experience of working in a café environment
  • Good coffee making skills
  • Good levels of literacy and numeracy


  • Experience in the catering industry
  • Basic knowledge of food hygiene and Health & Safety
About the company

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young persons and vulnerable adults. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland (Scotland).

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors.

With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.