Casual Food & Beverage Team Members

Closing date

Belfast, Crawfordsburn and Omagh

Schedule & Rate of Pay

31 December 2022, 12:00:00

Job Type


£9.90 per hour

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Job description

Loaf Catering is a social enterprise that delivers outside catering across Belfast and runs 5 successful Cafes; Loaf Café Bakery based on the Grosvenor Road; The Bobbin Café in Belfast City Hall, Loaf Café in Olympia Leisure Centre, Loaf Pottery in Crawfordsburn and Loaf Cafe at the Ulster American Folk Park in Omagh.

As a Food & Beverage Team Member you will assist with the preparation of food in the Loaf Catering outlets and work with the Loaf team to produce an exciting brand which promotes healthy eating while creating training and employment opportunities for local people with learning difficulties.

Main Responsibilities
1. Inspire and support NOW Group catering students through provision of training and assessment opportunities in conjunction with training staff.
2. Deliver food and drink to our visitors, to the Loaf standard
3. Prepare food to the standard required by Loaf
4. Cleaning of the kitchen, it’s surrounds and equipment to a high standard.
5. Adhere to existing work practices, methods and procedures.
6. Undertake relevant training and development activities and respond positively to new and alternative systems.
7. Maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines, where appropriate.
8. Provide high levels of customer service to café and function catering customers.
9. Ensure security and safety of staff, participants, premises, stock and cash at all times.
10. To follow Health and Safety Regulations including Fire, Hygiene H.A.C.C.P and C.O.S.S.H.
11. Carry out any other reasonable duties within the overall job function.

This job description in not definitive and may be subjective to review as the duties and the responsibilities determine.

We would particularly like to encourage applications from, disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, as these groups are currently unrepresented.



1. Ability to work under pressure.

2. A can –do attitude.

3. Ability to work evening/weekends as & when required.

4. Previous experience (paid or voluntary) of working in a busy catering environment.


1. Barista trained.

2. Essential Food Hygiene Certificate.

3. Experience of keeping records

4. Knowledge and understanding of the needs of disabled people and a commitment to the equal rights.

5. Experience of dealing with customers. 

Please note that employment with NOW Group may be subject to a check from the Access NI Service. For positions in regulated activity a check of the Data Barring Service (DBS) will be required. For further information please refer to the Access NI Code of Practice at:

About us

Loaf Catering is a social enterprise delivering outside catering for events across Greater Belfast. Our flagship building Loaf Café on the Grosvenor Road is home to our food preparation and production unit for all outside catering and supply to our other sites; The Bobbin Café in Belfast City Hall, Loaf Pottery in Crawfordsburn, Olympia Leisure Centre, and the Ulster American Folk Park in Omagh. All our profits support people with learning difficulties and autism into jobs with a future.

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