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An opportunity has arisen to join the team of Chefs at The Ropery Coffee Shop within The Ropewalk in Barton upon Humber.
The award winning Ropery Coffee Shop is a busy daytime business providing a high quality, predominantly vegetarian, menu 7 days a week.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable cook to join the team and further develop our reputation. 

You will:

  • Be experienced in working under pressure to tight deadlines in a busy kitchen.
  • Have the relevant qualifications eg food hygiene, for the environment.
  • Have passion and enthusiasm for cooking, development of menus and our catering offer.
  • Be reliable and flexible in your working patterns to cover extra shifts, holidays etc.
  • Be able to work closely with a large team of kitchen and front of house staff to maintain and build our business. 

Summary of Main Duties & Responsibilities 

  • To prepare, cook and serve food to a consistently high standard including main meals, snacks, cakes and set buffet menus
  • Develop menu ideas including seasonal and weekly specials main meals and the cake cabinet.
  • Maintain high standards of food hygiene and general cleanliness at all times during service to comply with all relevant legislation and leaving the kitchen clean and tidy ready for the next day.
  • To contribute to maintaining our 5* ‘Scores on the Doors’ hygiene rating.
  • To assist the Coffee Shop Manager in stock control, rotation of ingredients and finished dishes
  • To ensure a high standard of customer service is provided at all times.
  • Support junior members of staff with presentation, guidance on basic recipes and general kitchen duties.

Approx 28 hours pw over a 2 week rota – Hours to be confirmed, but will include working to a regular rota including Friday evenings, Saturday daytime, Sunday daytime on alternate weekends.  Pay rate £9.70 per hour.

Please refer to JOB DESCRIPTION

Closing date: Sunday 28 July 2019 4pm

Interviews: w/c 29 July 2019

Proposed start date : 1 Sept 2019, subject to notice requirements

Salary: £9.70 /hour


Weekend Waiting Person / Kitchen Assistant:  Job Advert May 2019 

The Ropewalk Coffee Shop is looking for two-three Waiting staff &/or Kitchen Assistants to join our team helping in the smooth running of this busy area of the business at weekends.

These posts would especially suitable for, but not restricted to, young people 16 – 19 years old who are looking for part time work whilst studying. Although the posts are for weekend work, availability during the week to assist with holiday cover would be an advantage.

You should be reliable & friendly and ready to help in any area of the kitchen & coffee shop if needed.  Full training will be given to successful applicants.

Exact shift days/times to be confirmed but expected to be alternate Saturdays or Sundays but there will be opportunity for extra shifts during busy/holiday periods.

Wage rate: minimum wage rate for age


Summary of Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • To ensure a high standard of customer service is provided at all times.
  • Serving customers and cash handling
  • To assist in preparation of food when required.
  • Ensuring the counter is continually stocked with clean crockery and cutlery.
  • Keeping the kitchen area clean and tidy.
  • To leave the coffee shop clean and tidy ready for the next day’s trade.
  • Maintain high standards of hygiene at all times in order to maintain our 5* ‘Scores on the Doors’ hygiene rating.
  • To restock and date check retail sales stock
  • To serve refreshments in meeting rooms and deliver buffets when required
  • To provide occasional telephone answering cover as necessary.

Please apply in writing with CV to The Ropery Coffee Shop or by email to to arrive by Friday 24 May 2019.



Business Manager

The Ropewalk Arts Centre is looking for a part-time Business Manager to job-share with the existing post holder. The right person will have staff management experience, a good working knowledge of HR procedures, accounts and payroll software. We are looking for a professional person to work alongside our creative team to develop The Ropewalk’s potential. The person we are looking for will have a ‘can do’ and co-operative attitude in the workplace and will be ready to get involved in this vibrant and challenging business.

Please refer to JOB DESCRIPTION

Salary                        £23,887 pro rata + Auto-enrolment pension
Hours                        2.5 full days pw job share: exact split TBC

Some flexibility to help with holiday cover would be an advantage

Holidays       Stat min hols: 28d pro-rata incl public holidays

Application by CV and covering letter to

Closing date Sunday 17 March 2019
Interviews week commencing 25 March 2019
Proposed start date 1 May 2019 subject to notice requirements