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Cafe Assistant - London

London, Greater London
Closing date
14 May 2024

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Cafe Assistant - London

Company Description

Searcys are looking for a Cafe Assistant to work on a seasonal project during the months of July, August and September.

This project will be to set up and run a pop up Cafe based in the grounds of Buckingham Palace. This will take place over the summer season allowing day visitors to enjoy the beautiful scenery and be able to dine with Searcys and be served a selection of pastries, sandwiches and of course strawberries and cream.

As a seasonal assistant you will receive the following benefits:

  • Access to the Searcys Happi Benefits App
  • Provided with meals on duty
  • Discounts on restaurants across the Searcys estate
  • Enrolment into the Searcys pension scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Invitation to the Searcys induction  

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Cafe Assistant to join the team on a 3 month contract.

Full Time Role

13.15 per hour 

  • To work as part of a team on a shift rotation each week
  • To make sure that the Cafe' runs smoothly with directions from your manager/supervisor.

  • To ensure the guest experience is always maintained to the highest standard

  • To continuously work towards improving sales and service

  • Ensuring high levels of Food and Health & Safety are always maintained

The ideal candidate will possess good food and beverage knowledge in addition to outstanding customer service.


  • Previous experience in a customer service or hospitality role preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Basic math skills for handling cash transactions.
  • Basic Knowledge of food safety and hygiene regulations
  • Flexibility to work various shifts, including weekends

Additional Information

Searcys is the longest-running independent catering company in Britain, and last year has celebrated an inspirational 175th year anniversary. We have been fortunate to be acknowledged by the industry and won Events Caterer of the Year 2022 at the prestigious Cateys.

Our success is down to the investment we make in developing our people to ensure they can be the best they can. Everyone who joins Searcys will attend our induction where they learn more about us and be supported throughout their journey with us. We invest in development opportunities and are looking to recruit, train and retain the best people in the industry.


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