Al's Cafe - Barista/Kitchen Hand — Charlestown, Lake Macquarie Area

Al's cafe is a facility providing food and a space for the Allambi teams and clients in the Fraser Parade Charlestown office. The Barista/ Kitchen hand will work with our team of chefs, making coffee, cash register operation and some food preparation. Position Objective The Barista/ Kitchen Hand working in Al’s Café will form part of the kitchen team making coffee and assisting in food preparation while maintaining a safe clean environment. The Barista/ Kitchen Hand will serve staff and visitors, whilst also assisting in the service of internal and external functions, in an efficient, professional and approachable manner, whilst always meeting the objectives of Al’s Café and the organisation as a whole. Main Duties and Responsibilities Maintain the highest standard of cleanliness in the kitchen and dining area by following the established procedures each day Comply with sanitation procedures Present with common sense, energy and the foresight to see where you will be helpful next Set up tables for lunch and training/function days Complete tasks required to cater for participants of training and functions Ability to work well under pressure, and meet deadlines whilst maintaining a clean working environment Communicate dietary requirements of staff, visitors and clients where required Accept deliveries and store food and utensils in consultation with Head Chef. Work unsupervised and as part of a team Complete barista tasks as required Serve staff, visitors and clients Work with and support work experience clients to develop their skills in food preparation, barista tasks and customer service Support and contribute to organisation events, such as fundraising activities completed by clients of the Learning Centre Be able to work with young people and teach living skills such as hygiene, food preparation and cooking skills. Basic knowledge of Microsoft office suite and Outlook. Essential Criteria Kitchen and/or café experience First Aid Certificate Demonstrated ability to work as a team Experience in high volume service delivery Barista knowledge Basic experience in Microsoft Office Applications Good communication skills and strong customer service skills Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Barista Cash register operations skills Desirable Criteria Food preperation experience What is on offer? Full Time Employment 4 weeks Annual leave per year 1 Roster Day Off per month Opportunity to receive Fringe Benefits Tax (salary sacrifice) on commencement of employment Access to the Fitness Passport Program which includes over 90 gyms and pools. Monday - Friday work week. Must have these documents if successful Current Working with Children Check (for paid employment - can be obtained via Current NDIS Worker Check: (can be obtained via Current First Aid Certificate (Provide First Aid; Course Code HLTAID003) National Police Check (this must be obtained via Drivers License Comprehensively insured vehicle Proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 or willingness to obtain Two professional references If you meet the above criteria and you’re interested in contributing to an organisation that values the highest level of quality in everything it sets out to achieve, we want to hear from you Please note, applications must include a cover letter addressing above essential criteria and a complete resume including two professional references. APPLY NOW Allambi Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds as well as People With a Disability.

Applications close Sunday, 7 January 2024
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