Café Assistant - Full-Time (Great Shelford)

Job Details

Job Type: Full-time / Permanent

Location: Great Shelford, Cambridge

Salary: Up to £11.50 per hour

Job Description

The Sunflower Café in Scotsdales Great Shelford is looking for a full-time Café Assistant to join their team. It is a busy, fast-paced working environment that prepares breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea.

We are looking for someone with a good work ethic, great attitude and willingness to learn. We offer a great opportunity to progress within the team as well as food safety qualifications and other relevant training under senior chefs.

Main Duties

  • Provide exceptional customer service
  • Create and serve hot drinks using fully manual barista coffee machine
  • Operate payment till and processing payments
  • Taking hot food to customer’s tables professionally and diligently
  • Clearing and cleaning tables and maintaining a clean environment
  • Stock inventory and replenish supplies as needed

Requirements of the Role:

  • Good communication skills and able to work as part of a team
  • Work well under pressure and prioritise tasks
  • Professionalism and reliability
  • Good time management
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic with a drive to succeed
  • Able to work using own initiative
  • To comply with all food hygiene, Health and Safety at work, COSHH, and Manual Handling regulations
  • Be happy and prepared to move between departments, as the needs of the business require

Rate of pay shown is based on age 21 plus, competitive rates for 18-20.

Note: Prior experience in a café or restaurant setting is preferred but not required. Training will be provided.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: £11.50 per hour


  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking
  • Store discount


  • Barista experience: 1 year (preferred)
  • Hospitality: 1 year (preferred)
  • customer service: 1 year (preferred)


How to apply: 

Please send all CV applications to

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