Hummingbird Bakery

Kitchen Team Member - Guildford

Guildford, Surrey
£8.50 an hour
01 Sep 2018
29 Sep 2018
Job Type
Full Time

Kitchen Team Member - Guildford

Where would a bakery be without its bakers? Kitchen Team Members are the baking maestros behind the sweet goodies that fill our counters and cake stands.

Baking and decorating treats in our on-site kitchens, they keep our customers in delicious American cupcakes, cakes and desserts made to the highest quality standards.

If you love cake as much as we do and can keep up with the demands of our busy bakeries, we might just have an apron with your name on it!

Aside from terrific people skills and a passion for fresh baking, you’ll have:

  • A talent for baking and decorating cakes
  • Exceptional communication skills with excellent spoken and written English
  • Bundles of enthusiasm and a desire to give every task your all
  • Experience working with different recipes
  • Creativity and a personality that is reflected in your work
  • An ability to make customers smile with delicious desserts

If we’re being really choosy, you’ll also have:

  • Experience in a similar bakery business or transferable skills from a similar industry role
  • Worked in a team in a similar business
  • Completed basic Health and Safety and Food Hygiene (Level2 is ideal)
  • A portfolio with examples of previous work

Main Responsibilities

  • To prepare and present The Hummingbird Bakery product range to the highest standards, product briefs and schedules
  • To maintain the highest standards of personal presentation and hygiene in accordance with kitchen Food Hygiene rules
  • To work as part of a busy Kitchen Team
  • To undertake duties and tasks as directed by the Management
  • To maintain the highest levels of cleanliness in the kitchen and assist with any housekeeping required of the kitchen areas

Salary and rewards:

  • Free cake every day
  • A free 8” cake on your birthday
  • 50% staff discount 
  • A competitive pay rate of £8.50 an hour
  • Summer and Christmas parties as well as an annual meal out with your branch team
  • Halloween and Valentine’s Day event treats
  • Subscription to the Perkbox Scheme
  • Access to free private medical insurance scheme from your first day
  • Loyalty bonus rewards for being Team Hummingbird
  • Monthly bonus rewards for being awesome
  • Monthly Mystery Shopper bonus for being secretly awesome
  • The chance to receive training with our Product Development team and experienced Branch Managers, along with Manual Handling and Food Safety training
  • Excellent progression opportunities with a growing food brand at the forefront of the baking industry


  • Flexible hours – working 5 days out of 7 including weekends, early mornings and evenings
  • Variety of contracts available. Full time hours 32-40.
  • 28 days annual holiday (including Bank Holidays)

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