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Job Title: Barista
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SDX/TP/582/51953
Job Published: November 13, 2019 19:18

Job Description

Barista / Food Service Assistant
Job Introduction
We currently have an opportunity for a Barista to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

Role Responsibility
To deliver the highest levels of customer service in line with brand standards.
To produce & serve all drinks to brand standards & recipes.
To produce & present all food to brand standards.
Maintain stock levels/availability by replenishing display/fridges within company guidelines/planograms, rotating stock to ensure compliance with company health & safety guidelines.
To maintain standards of Health, Safety & cleanliness (working to the standards defined in the safety log book)
To sell & demonstrate product knowledge by advising the customer/answering queries & suggesting products to the customer as part of the ordering process.  Act on initiative to optimise sales to the customer.
To operate the till in line with brand till operation & cash handling procedures.
To maintain customer areas to company standards.
To attend work at designated shifts (time & attendance).
To attend team meetings as required. 
As part of the Model Day, to complete the daily walkround and rectify/notify areas of non compliance.
To complete all tasks required by the daily cleaning schedule.
The Ideal Candidate


Fully trained to Barista standard with full understanding of brand standards.
Literate & numerate
Ability to communicate effectively with customers, client & staff
Ability to work with a team, and on own initiative
Flexible approach to the role



 Worked within a customer facing environment.
 Worked in Hospitality/Retail Industry.
 Shift supervisor experience.
Package Description
Please note ; this is a new role not due to complete till early 2020 ; however, we are looking for individuals to join our team now - this will see an alternative job role until that period to support the catering delivery on site due to expansion (restaurant / deli and hospitality).  Candidate must be flexible.

About the Company
In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors.

With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

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