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CHEDDAR - Costa Barista (Seasonal Vacancy)
Title:CHEDDAR - Costa Barista (Seasonal Vacancy)
Department:Cheddar Gorge & Caves
Cheddar Gorge is a world-famous site is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is an international centre for caving and rock climbing.


An experienced “Coffee Maker” or just have a passion for coffee? Then look no further.
We require a Barista to join our team at our Costa Store at Cheddar Cave and Gorge. Working in a fast paced and fun environment doing your best to provide a quick and efficient service at all times.
General duties include taking guest orders at tills and handling the payment, preparing and serving orders, replenishing stock levels and working as part of the busy team to ensure Costa provides great service in a timely fashion.
You will ensure the guests' requirements are always met and naturally seek out opportunities to exceed their expectations, ensuring prompt and professional attention, whilst upselling items.


The successful applicant will deliver an efficient, cheerful and courteous service to our guests in a customer facing role.
Experience with using coffee machines is desirable too. Are you friendly, outgoing, enthusiastic and cheerful? you will be able to work under pressure, maintaining exceptional service standards at the busiest of times.


This is a fixed term, zero hour contract until 30/09/2018 with weekend and bank holiday working essential due to the nature of our business.


As part of the Longleat team, we offer unique benefits such as complimentary Longleat and Cheddar Gorge & Caves Day Tickets, attractive discounts on annual passes, special nightly rates on group hotels, discounted hotel Spa treatments, life assurance cover, and 29 days paid holiday (pro rata).

Our Values and Behaviours
We expect all of our team to embrace our company values, and display ‘Longleat behaviours’. This post requires flexibility of hours, energy application and passion.

At Longleat, we focus on our People and our Guests, to listen actively, to work as a team, to empower others and to show empathy. Our values are:

We Engage and Inspire – We focus on engaging and inspiring our guests, delivering unique and lifelong memories
We put People First – We seek to serve others and put their interests first. We treat them with respect, we value their opinions and collaborate to be better together
We Continuously Improve – We embrace change and pursue excellence in everything we do
We act with Integrity – We work in a principled, open and conscientious manner
We take Safety Seriously – Never compromising on a safe and secure environment

When we recruit we place equal emphasis on technical ability and personal attributes to match our brand values.