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Tearoom Assistant – The Rainforest Tearooms

We have an exciting vacancy for a seasonal part time tearoom assistant to join the Rainforest Tearooms on a zero hour contract.


The role:

  • Assist and ensure the smooth running of the department throughout service, by ensuring all equipment and food preparation areas are in good order in accordance with company standards and food safety regulations, and ensure all corridors and relevant back of house areas are kept tidy and well presented at all times.

  • Ensure all machinery and equipment is cleaned effectively in line with the daily cleaning schedule, using appropriate products, to ensure no excess or chemical build up.

  • Ensure all key equipment (e.g. coffee machine, fridges etc) are cleaned thoroughly when asked and kept in good working order, reporting any maintenance issues to your senior.

  • Monitor levels of cleaning equipment and materials and report ordering requirements, to ensure the department is fully stocked.

  • Ensure the kitchen has sufficient equipment, crockery, etc. for service.

  • Adhere to policies, standard operating procedures and safe working practices including food safety systems and follow health and hygiene policies and associated legislation (for example HACCP).

  • Ensure that you, as part of the team, are clean and well presented at all times.

The successful candidate for this role will have:

  • Enthusiasm for the job

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to work on their own initiative and in a team

  • A commitment to high standards of hygiene and cleanliness

  • Flexible attitude to work

Flexibility in this role is key, therefore candidates must have the following availability:

  • Able to work up to 5 days out of 7 including weekends and Bank Holidays, or

  • Able to work weekends (including bank holidays) and school holidays


Contracts will be offered depending on availability, but hours of work are likely be significantly increased during busy periods.

The rate of pay for this role will be NMW.

To apply for this position, please download the application form below. You will then be required to email this, along with your current CV highlighting your skills and experience including why you believe you should be considered for this role to

Closing date for applications is 10th July 2021

Interviews will take place on the 11th July 2021

All applications for this role are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.