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Food & Beverage Team Leader

Closing date

The Bobbin Café in Belfast City Hall

Schedule & Rate of Pay

14 June 2023 at 11:00:00

Job Type


30 hours per week, £10.67 per hour

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Job description

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate Team Leader to join our team. The successful candidate will have a love for food, a keen eye for detail and a passion for training and developing our participants. This is a fast-paced catering business with a real purpose. You will support the Food & Beverage Manager in the day to day running of this café to make sure everything meets our high standards.

Main Responsibilities
1. Bring your love of food and great service to our café and use that passion to not only make sure our café is presented to our high standards, and that we give the highest quality of service that we are recognised for, but also share that passion for excellence with our participants.
2. Using your knowledge of food safety and allergens, you will make sure that the site meets our high standards and that all paperwork is complete to ensure our customers, participants and team stay safe.
3. With your keen eye for detail, you will make sure that all food leaving the kitchen meets our brand and quality standards.
4. Because you understand business too, you will help us make this business profitable, you will support the management team in achieving our financial targets; sales, gross profit and control of labour.
5. You are a people person, you lead by example, you manage a tight ship with a drive for results. You will support your team to ensure they share this vision too.
6. We want to be the best, and we want to have the best team. Your development is as important to us as it is you. We have some training that you will need to complete, but we are also keen to support in any other training that may support you in your development.

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

25 days annual leave plus 12 statutory days (pro-rata)
Health Cash Plan (on successful completion of probationary period)
Access to confidential Staff Counseling & Financial Advisory Services
Stakeholder Pension Scheme (5% employer contribution)
Bike to Work Scheme
Holiday purchase scheme
Flexible working initiatives
Wellbeing initiatives

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



1. Experience working at a supervisory level in a catering/hospitality environment.

2. An understanding of Health and Safety procedures including COSHH and HACCP

3. Experience of providing excellent customer service.

4. Experience of cash handling, stock and portion control and meeting GP targets.

5. Ability to work weekends and evenings.


1. A supervisory qualification.

2. NVQ Level 2 in Catering and Hospitality.

3. Customer Care qualification.

4. Essential Food Hygiene Certificate.

5. Barista experience.

6. Experience of working with adults with learning difficulties.

About us

We are Loaf Catering, we are a social enterprise supporting people with learning difficulties and autism into jobs with a future.
We deliver outside catering for events across Greater Belfast. Our flagship building Loaf Café on the Grosvenor Road is where the magic happens, here we have a food preparation and production unit for all outside catering and supplies to our other sites.

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