The Shops at Dartington Café Server

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TR081862-The Shops at Dartington Café Server

£8.75 per hour
Variable hours
fixed term contracts for 12 months
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Applications will be shortlisted as and when submitted

The Shops at Dartington is a unique, high-quality retail centre located on the edge of the Dartington Hall Estate, near Totnes in South Devon, established in 1977, we have a wide offer comprising of the Craft Centre, Devon Drinks, Food Shop, Fashion and Beauty Gallery, Glass Gallery, Home, Kitchen Shop, Stationery, Tog 24 and Toyshop. There are also two cafes on site, along with our concession partners.

We’re looking for naturally friendly, engaging Café Servers to be part of our new Pop Up Cafe.  You’ll have knowledge about different types of food and a curiosity and drive to want to learn more.

You’ll meet and greet customers, share your knowledge of our food offer and engage with them at every opportunity.  But the customer experience is more than that, you’ll ensure the café is clean, tidy and an inviting environment.

Teamwork will be key to the success of the Pop Up Café, so you’ll share the daily tasks to keep the café running smoothly including helping out with food preparation and washing up.

Creative, Positive, Adaptable and Friendly describe the people we are looking for.

Variable hours contracts available, your hours will be flexible to cover weekday and weekend opening times normal 9 until 5.

Please send a covering letter with your application stating the approximate number of hours you are looking to work.

Previous experience within catering and cafes/restaurants would be desirable.

The Dartington Hall Trust is a remarkable, many-sided organisation with a fascinating history and significant future potential. We have a progressive tradition of using our 1200 acre estate to stimulate and nurture new thinking and activities that can help to improve the world we live in.  Dartington continues to forge a path that seeks to explore both individual disciplines such as learning, arts, agriculture, enterprise and social justice, and the broader notion of how they can be brought together to help create more fulfilling lives and a better society.

To apply for this post please send your CV or completed application form to along with a Supporting Statement outlining the reason for your interest in the role and Dartington, and what you believe you could bring to the role. This is a key element of the decision making process so please take the time to put together the Supporting Statement as without it your application is likely to be at a disadvantage.

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