Central England Co-Operative Careers

Team Leader – Insomnia Cafe
Full Time

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Littleover Store - Derbyshire

Job Description

As one of the UK’s largest Co-operative societies our colleagues are the key to our success, which is why we want the very best people as part of our team.

Our People Make the Difference. Can you?

The role:

We are opening a new Insomnia Caf based in our Littleover Community Store and we are looking for a Team Leader to join us who is passionate about great coffee and exceptional customer service.

No two days are ever the same in our cafes and you'll find the environment fast paced and fun. You'll have an amazing mix of customers and colleagues to brighten your day as you master your coffee making and barista skills.

In this varied role you will:

Lead your shift - making sure that the store and the shift team are organised to deliver the best service and store experience, proactively engaging with the local community

Work closely with the Store Manager to have a smooth system in place for orders and waste management

Support the manager in rostering and planning for the store to achieve store targets

Be a champion for customer service and Insomnia standards, always ready to lead by example by building strong relationships with your colleagues.

Ensure that cash management and cash procedures are followed very accurately

Keeping the shop well merchandised and beautifully clean and organised, behind and in front of the counter, the shop floor, customer and team toilets.

Being responsible for the Health and Safety of our customers, colleagues and yourself

About you:

Have at least 2 years Barista experience or 1-year Supervisory experience within a similar environment

Have good mentoring and Leadership skills

Have experience of working in an environment where high standards are maintained by frequent audits and due diligence requirements

Are available to work flexible shift patterns across a seven-day operational business.

Have a positive and enthusiastic attitude to maintaining high standards and delivering great service with every cup

As part of your training, you must be available to start working on the 23rd March 2020. For the first 2 weeks you will be undertaking training as follows:

Week 1 - Monday to Friday at Insomnia Head Office in Dublin

Week 2 - Monday to Friday at an Insomnia Caf in Rugby

Accommodation and travel expenses will be covered by the Society.

Working for Insomnia

Insomnia have a simple philosophy; that you will get the best cup of coffee every single time you visit. They're proud to be a leading coffee chain and are always looking for talented and ambitious coffee lovers to come and join their team.

For more information about Insomnia Coffee Company, visit https://www.insomniacoffee.co.uk/

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Central England Co-operative

Central England Co-operative is one of the most successful independent co-operatives in the UK with gross sales in excess of £1bn and over 8,800 colleagues operating across 16 counties from the heart of England to its eastern shores.

Central England Co-operative colleague enjoy a wide range of benefits, including Society Membership, colleague discount on purchases, pension and health scheme.

Our main business activities include retail food and funeral services, although our diverse retail interests range from coffin manufacture to florist shops and travel agents, as well as the management of a significant property portfolio.

At Central England Co-operative Society we are all individual, like you. We value your individuality and welcome applications from all members of society regardless of personal characteristics.

We have an ambitious growth strategy centered on new site development to deliver continued success. In 2013 we were proud to be named UK Co-operative of the Year in recognition of the contribution we make to our members, local communities, the environment and wider society, as well as our strong business performance.