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Senior Barista

Redemption Roasters


Posted over 30 days ago...

Join Redemption Roasters and brew change as part of the world’s first prison-based coffee company committed to reducing reoffending.


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71 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JA, UK

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In-person- London United Kingdom

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Organisation summary: Redemption Roasters isn’t just a specialty coffee company; it’s a social enterprise on a unique mission to reduce reoffending through coffee. By providing professional training within prisons and pathways to employment after release, every cup served helps challenge perceptions and change lives. Joining Redemption Roasters means being part of a team that uses the power of business for social good, in an industry that’s passionate about quality and impact.

Role Summary:Maintain the high standards of coffee making excellence.Create a vibrant atmosphere alongside team members.Deliver outstanding customer service, even in peak times.Live out Redemption Behaviours in all tasks.Assist in training and developing the team.Manage shop operations, including opening/closing, and inventory control.Pursue personal growth and development within the company.

Role Requirements:Solid experience as a barista or manager in a similar setting.Dynamic and outgoing personality.Self-motivated with a proactive approach to work.Flexible and enthusiastic about our social impact mission.

Benefits: In addition to the fulfillment of contributing to an important social cause, benefits include specialized coffee training, opportunities for growth and career advancement, a vibrant and passionate work culture, free gym membership, a cycle-to-work scheme, and staff discounts on food and coffee across London.

We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply and join us in transforming lives through specialty coffee.

Redemption Roasters is on a mission to reduce reoffending through coffee. We’re the world’s first prison-based coffee company. We provide professional coffee industry training, both inside and outside of prison with direct pathways to long-term employment. As a social enterprise, we think differently to other specialty coffee companies; we strive for profit in order to achieve our purpose. Every member of the Redemption Roasters team has a role to play in achieving that purpose; to challenge perceptions and change lives through speciality coffee.

The role entails making consistently excellent coffee, maintaining an electric atmosphere with your team members, providing exemplary customer service (even during busy periods!), embodying the Redemption Behaviours in everything you do, supporting in the training of your team, opening/closing the coffee shop when needed, ordering stock & ensuring correct stock levels are maintained at all times, and actively seeking your own development.

Job requirements include strong barista or managerial experience in a similar type of business, outgoing personality, proactive work ethic, adaptability, and enthusiasm about our social responsibility ethos.

Benefits include access to our Specialty Coffee training program, the chance to impact people’s lives through our social mission of helping ex-offenders back into work and learning skills, opportunities to learn & develop, career progression, a passionate working environment and culture, free Gym Membership (Nuffield Holborn branch), Cycle to Work Scheme, and staff discounts on food and coffee across London.

We welcome applications from people with backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in the specialty coffee industry.


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