Oasis Hub Waterloo is looking for an experienced Coffee Shop Manager to work at our social enterprise. Our much-loved Oasis Hub Coffee House is in Waterloo, at the heart of our community hub, a vibrant and diverse community, which seeks to be a welcoming space for anyone and everyone.

The successful applicant will work closely with the Business Development Manager to grow the business, as we look to expand our offering across the breakfast, brunch, lunch menus and evening events. You will have a passion for good coffee, food, experience of menu planning, preparing and delivering a wide range of food, pricing, food trends, as well as managing a team. This is an exciting opportunity for an entrepreneurial self-starter, who has industry and management experience, to lead a team and build the business.

To be successful you will need:

  • Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene Certificate as a minimum
  • Proven high quality customer service experience, illustrating inclusion of those of a diverse cultural background and those with special needs.
  • Practical experience and knowledge of café operations, menu planning and costing, cash handling and financial acumen, as well as Health & Safety regulations.
  • Proven reliability and confidence in leading staff both paid and voluntary.
  • To be flexible, evening and weekend work will be required from time to time.

If you are interested in being part of this new chapter of the Oasis Hub Coffee House please send your latest CV and a covering letter addressing the points below to or call 0207 921 4259.  In your covering letter please address the following:

  1. Please expand on your CV to tell us about the experience you have that is relevant to running a successful and financially viable café.
  2. Hub Coffee House is more than just a coffee shop – it’s a community hub; a welcoming space for the whole community to access. What does this mean to you, and what vision would you have for making HCH a space that works for everyone?
  3. Oasis is committed to upholding and living its ethos across the organisation. How would you seek to incorporate the Oasis ethos into your working practice?

Closing date for completed applications: Noon Wednesday 12th February 2020.

Interviews will be held on Thu 20th February 2020, in London Waterloo.

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the Oasis ethos.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

Permanent Contract, Full-Time (40 hours per week)

£30,055 per annum, inclusive of London Weighting

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