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Vacancy: Cafe, Kitchen and Play Area Assistant

TO APPLY EMAIL YOUR CV TO: Littleburrowersjobs@gmail.com

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Employed by: Little Burrowers Baby Sensory & Pre-school Children’s Play Village 

Line Manager: Victoria Butterworth & Kimberley Gunson 

Role: Play Assistant / Café & Kitchen Assistant  

This role always requires absolute discretion and confidentiality. 

About Us 

Little Burrowers Baby Sensory Room and Café opened in December 2018. The Sensory room is for children aged 0-18 months and runs 3 sessions daily. These sessions include, Stay and Play, Baby Disco and Bouncing Bunnies interactive sing along. On the 17th of May 2021 we extended the business by accruing the next-door unit to create George Town Preschool Play Village for 18months – Preschool.  

The Position 

We are seeking to appoint a Play Area / Café / Kitchen Assistant as part of a small and friendly team at Little Burrowers Baby Sensory & Preschool Play Village based at Unit 3 ABS Business Park, Viaduct Street, Leeds, LS28 6AU.  

We are looking for an organised, outgoing, flexible, and reliable person to join our team. The position is for 16.5 hours a week (3 days). Your hours will be 9:30am – 15:00pm (to be ready to open the doors to the public at 9:30am and leave around 15:00pm after a full clean down). You will also be required for holiday cover and sickness, and occasional Saturdays when we have bookings for private party hire. 

The position would ideally suit someone who has experience of working in a busy restaurant / café. 

The position involves overseeing x3 play session daily in either the sensory room or the play village, cleaning / tidying the play areas between each session, taking orders, serving tables, and general kitchen assistant duties.    

Additional duties maybe required of you by your line manager. 

Administration Duties:  

  • To assist in keeping a daily register and relevant records, including accident books and kitchen records 

Staff Duties (include but not limited to): 

· Little Burrowers is an unsupervised play area; however, you will report to and work with the playleader / manager and notify them of any concerns or issues regarding the playgroup policies, procedures, or operational practices. 

· To understand and implement the policies and procedures of the setting. 

· To contribute to creating an effective team.  

· To attend staff meetings.  

· To attend relevant training and to keep essential training for child protection and first aid updated. · To contribute to any business developmental opportunities  

· Always maintain a positive attitude with the children, parents, visitors, and work colleagues.  

· To help with organising a wide range of stimulating and safe activities through the session, including play to promote positive attitudes and equal opportunities.  

· To be present, set up and ready to open the doors to the public for 9.30am and be available to stay until 3.00pm to clear up after the session. 

  • Cleaning before after and in between play sessions. 

· Check equipment and premises are kept in good order and report and concerns to the manager, helping with the risk assessment. 

Qualifications are an advantage, but full training will be given. An enhanced DBS will also be required and Safeguarding training. 

A uniform will also be provided. 

Expected start date: As soon as possible. Immediate Start  

Salary: National Minimum Wage  

Schedule of work: 

  • 16.5 hours a week standard, however this may change, and flexibility is required when needed.  

  • Will involve working some Saturdays for private party hire.  

Desired Experience: 

  • Café / Restaurant /  Kitchen Experience / working with the public