Cafe Front of House Assistant

Cafe Front of House Assistant

The Dovecote Café is looking for a new Front of House Assistant to join our vibrant, friendly, and hard-working team! The Dovecote has become a popular stop for locals and Dorset explorers, and as part of The Walled Garden and Employ My Ability, we are a unique space that welcomes customers 7 days a week, while also allowing EMA students to complete their studies and gain valuable experience. Café work can be busy, but we have no split shifts, no evening work, and we’re closed over Christmas and New Year. We believe the beautiful location, and diverse team offers job satisfaction you don’t often find in a café environment, so if this sounds appealing to you, please do get in touch! We look forward to hearing from you.

You must complete our application form when applying. Thank you!

Please note, in order to comply with the DfE ‘s Keeping Children Safe in Education Statutory Guidance and our own Safer Recruitment Policy, EMA will only consider applicants that complete an application form. Applicants who only submit a CV or similar, will neither be considered nor contacted about any role EMA are currently advertising.

Job Role: Café Front of House Assistant
Location: Dovecote Café, The Walled Garden, Moreton
Remuneration & Rewards Package, include sleep-in rates, bonuses, etc.
  • From £ 9.90/ hour
  • 32 days annual holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays) – pro-rata for part-time staff
Working Days/Hours: Full Time – 5 days / 40 hours per week over 7 days*No evenings

*No split shifts

*Closed over Christmas & New Year

Type of Contract: 


Full Time Part Time Zero Hours
Salaried Hourly Paid TTO-Term Time Only
Notice Period: after probation period One Month
Main purpose of job role: We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our friendly café team here at the Dovecote café in the beautiful Walled Gardens of Moreton. Some experience is preferable but not essential. Full training will be given.
Key tasks:
  • Operating the till
  • Serving customers in a pleasant and courteous manner
  • Undertaking the preparation of the food and beverages served in the café
  • Working with Employ My Ability students and service users
  • Clearing & Pot washing
  • Ensuring that the café environment is pleasant and welcoming
  • Ensuring the café is clean and tidy at all times
Safeguarding: Employ My Ability is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants will be required to undergo child protections/adult safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, and an enhanced DBS check.
Equality & Diversity: Employ My Ability is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.Employ My Ability is a Disability Confident  employer.
Data Protection: All documentation relating to applicants will be treated confidentially in accordance with the Data Protection Act.
Closing Date: 27/02/2022
Interview Date(s): TBC


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