Costa Assistant Store Manager

Places Leisure
Camberley, Surrey, England
£20,021 -£21,414 for 30 hours £26,695 - £28,552 for 40 hours
Closing date
7 Mar 2024

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We are Places for People Group, we're a social enterprise that believes it's people that make a community. That's why we build homes and deliver services for everyone in the community to thrive. At Places Leisure we are changing lives by creating active places and healthy people for communities to thrive, and we want to be the UK's leading health and wellbeing enabler.

We aren't your typical company. We apply the same philosophy to our People as we do to our communities, ensuring our team is appreciated and supported. At Places for People, you're more than just a number - you're part of our cause.

More about your role

Places Leisure Camberley are looking to recruit a Costa Coffee Assistant Manager to join the team at our flagship leisure centre. As a Assistant Manager you'll work closely with the Store Manager, supporting them in all areas of the operation including delivering excellent customer service standards and training of baristas in the art of crafting great coffee! You'll lead from the front, inspiring your team to make sure every customer experience is an awesome one. You'll be part of a genuine, passionate, and warm team that shares a love for coffee and a desire to deliver great experiences to our customers, communities, and people.

Our Costa Store is a busy facility turning over +£580,000 annually last year selling 110,000 cups of Crafted Coffee, Can you keep up with the pace?

£20,021 UP TO £21,414 FOR 30 HOURS

£26,695 UP TO £28,552 FOR 40 HOURS 


Everything – and we mean everything – is yours. The store, stock, standards, team, labour, customers and coffee, coffee, coffee. It's all yours to own and grow. So go ahead and make it your own.

What's involved?

  • Creating the perfect space for customers to kick back with our coffee
  • Drumming up fresh ideas that meet customers' ever-changing wants and needs
  • Taking ownership of all controllable costs through effective management of stock, labour, training, and reward and recognition
  • Inspiring your team to get buzzed about the business
  • Training and developing your team to reach their full potential


For more information please download our job description.

More about you

We are looking for friendly and approachable people who love to work as part of a team delivering great service. You should be reliable, committed, open and honest and be willing to act as a role model for other baristas. You should care about customer service, the coffee you and your colleagues serve. You should be proud to wear the Costa uniform, always presenting a professional image.

You should be flexible with your availability - our site is open 7 days a week so weekends and evening shifts may be required.



Although a Costa store you will work for Places for People, who are a large diverse and ambitious business, which will give you all the challenge you could wish for.

We know that there's always more we can do to make you smile, that's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package with each role, yours will include:

  • We align with the Real Living Wage foundation
  • Full Health & Fitness membership for you, a nominated adult and up to 4 juniors
  • Flexible working (including part time working, shift work and more)
  • An opportunity to purchase additional annual leave
  • Lots of opportunity to access ongoing personal learning and development
  • Access to our Company Pension scheme
  • Cashback plan for healthcare costs – up to £500 saving per year
  • Discounts of up to 50% on activities, centre shop and cafes
  • Extra perks including huge discounts and offers from shops, cinemas and much more.

To apply for this role, you need to be passionate about coffee and customer service. You should be passionate about training and coaching others to deliver the best coffee experience out there, from getting the best grind to amazing coffee art!


What's next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then click apply. You will be redirected to our careers site where you can discover more about the role, read a full job description and apply directly to us.

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