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Kitchen Assistant

Redemption Roasters


Posted 4 weeks ago

Join the unique mission of Redemption Roasters to transform lives through the art of coffee as a dedicated Kitchen Assistant


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40 Drury Ln, London WC2B 5RR, UK

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In-person- London United Kingdom

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Organisation Summary: Redemption Roasters isn't just another coffee company; it's a social enterprise with a stirring mission to rehabilitate offenders through the power of coffee. Operating the world’s first prison-based coffee company, Redemption Roasters is a beacon of change. It provides in-depth coffee industry training and pathways to employment for ex-offenders, challenging societal perceptions and making a genuine difference, one cup at a time. This is a chance to be part of a groundbreaking movement in the specialty coffee scene, all while driving towards profitability and sustainability.

Role Summary: Assist in crafting fresh, seasonal brunch dishes in a fast-paced environment while upholding the Redemption standard. Contribute daily to our mission by serving excellent food and coffee. Undergo comprehensive training and grow with the company. Support the reopening of cafes with a focus on quality and consistency.

Role Requirements: Friendly, energetic, and with a warm personality. Proactive and adaptable with a strong work ethic. Previous kitchen experience or relevant culinary education. Commitment to high standards and keen attention to detail. Knowledge of HACCP process, including food safety and kitchen hygiene. Effective communication in English and the right to work in the UK.

Application Process Details: Express your interest by showcasing your skills and passion for both culinary excellence and social responsibility. Redemption Roasters values diversity and encourages applications from diverse backgrounds. This isn't just a job; it's an opportunity to make a significant impact while developing your career in a vibrant and supportive environment.

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.

We're looking for skilled and passionate Kitchen Assistants to help create fresh, seasonal and high quality Brunch Dishes within a fast based environment and to the Redemption standard. Every day is an opportunity to spread our passion to our customers through our amazing food, coffee and inspiring social impact. We welcome those with previous experience as a Kitchen Assistant in a similar type of business.

This role is an excellent opportunity if you love working within a team and are looking to further your career; you will learn and develop as we grow and get better and better each day. We believe our team is at the heart of everything we do, which is why we take training very seriously. As a Kitchen Assistant you will be offered comprehensive training when you start.

We are looking for like-minded skilled people to join us as we reopen our cafes and focus on the quality and consistency of our Brunch dishes. You are; Approachable, full of energy and possess a warm personality; Proactive, with a strong work ethic and willingness to pitch in whatever the task; Adaptable and with an eye for quality, detail, and speed of service; Enthusiastic for our social responsibility ethos; Competent in a kitchen with experience in a similar role or relevant studies.

As a Redemption Kitchen team member, you’ll be; Creating and producing seasonal and delicious dishes at speed and to the Redemption standard; Owning every dish that you present, ensuring quality and consistency is at the heart of everything you do; Monitoring daily standards of our HACCP process including temperature checks, date checks, staff training, allergen management and cleaning rotas; Standards driven and detail-oriented; Helping to create an atmosphere of high standards; Fulfilling the standards of neatness, personal image and uniformity; Owning maintenance and cleanliness of the kitchen; Assisting with stock ordering based on the manager’s Sales Forecast.

The opportunity to work with Redemption is far more than a job, it’s a career and it has an incredible mission. As a Kitchen Assistant you will be given; The chance to impact people’s lives through our social mission of helping ex-offenders back into work and learning skills; Opportunities to grow yourself and career progression - you grow as we grow! Passionate working environment and culture; Work with seasonal, exciting and ever changing coffees from around the world to develop flavor profile and your understanding of coffee; Food allowance; Staff discounts on food and coffee across London; 28 days holiday per annum. English to a good speaking standard is required. Right to work in the UK.

Equality and diversity. Redemption Roasters is an international and multicultural business with customers, suppliers, and employees from across the globe. Fostering diversity in the workplace is both right and good for business. Gender, belief, ethnicity, origins, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, age or history of incarceration doesn't matter. If you perform, you'll fit in, whoever you are. We welcome applications from people with backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in the speciality coffee industry.


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