Cafe Key Holder - The Beach

BN1 2FN, Brighton
£10.75 + TipJar
13 Feb 2024
04 Mar 2024
Full Time

The Flour Pot Bakery is a retail and wholesale artisan bakery with stores in Brighton, Hove and Worthing.

We are seeking an experienced barista to help run Flour Pot store on the beach. The right candidate will have similar experience in a high quality cafe environment, have a good understanding and passion for the high end coffee world, with practical know-how around an espresso machine a must. Creating a fantastic customer experience and workplace environment for your team is crucial to this role, as well as personality, drive and a level head. You will also have the responsibility of opening and closing the site.

You’re an inspirational leader who cares passionately about creating a positive environment for your customers and your team. you have exceptional product knowledge, who uses this to lead, engage and inspire your team. you’re always looking for opportunities to drive the performance of the shop and contribute to amazing results. you are relentless in driving the shops performance and deliver amazing results.

As well as being a barista and working the front of house, you will be responsible for opening and closing the building. Opens will include, ensuring that deliveries arrive on time and the store is set up to an excellent standard and ready to go for when the doors open. During the close down you will be responsible for ensuring that all closing checklists are followed and double checked, recording wastage and cashing up.

The site at the beach has both inside and outside seating overlooking Brighton Beach and the West Pier.

Opening at 7:30am, we get a steady trade of locals and dog walkers who enjoy coming in for their regular coffee and pastry treat. Moving into lunchtime and early afternoon, we drive a high footfall of families and beach goers, who stop by for a coffee/ spot of lunch or even a pizza from our very own pizza oven in store. Come evening you will often see the outside terrace full of customers enjoying refreshing beers and aperol spritz. The beach then closes at 5pm (Sunday - Wednesday) and 7pm (Thursday - Saturday).

Shift patterns are normally split into three, either being an open 6:30am-3pm, a mid shift 9am-5pm or a late 11am-8pm. All of which allowing you to fully enjoy the beach and sunshine either pre or post work.


  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Tip Jar
  • Pension scheme
  • Free lunch and coffee on shift
  • Staff discounts in-store
  • Career progression
  • Training
  • Plus more

The Flour Pot Bakery is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. We believe a diverse team is a successful team. We want to offer opportunities to people from all backgrounds irrespective of age, disability, gender and transgender status, race and ethnicity, religion and belief (including no belief), marriage or civil partnership status or sexual orientation. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of background.

Please note that applications can only be considered if you are currently legally entitled to work in the UK. We are not presently recruiting from outside the EU. Applicants must be able to attend a trial and/or commence work in Brighton immediately. Fluent English language skills are essential.