Bakery Assistant

  • Job Reference: 102333
  • Date Posted: 31 August 2021
  • Recruiter: Easy Web Recruitment
  • Location: South Benfleet
  • Salary: £8.91 Per Hour
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Part Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

Bakery Assistant

We have an exciting opportunity for a SPAR Instore Bakery Assistant who likes to have fun working with a team and is passionate about offering excellent service and standards to our customers.

We are looking for someone who is motivated, friendly, hands-on and enjoys working in retail.

Bakery Assistant Responsibilities:
  • To assist in maximising sales and profit of the fresh food operation by carrying out allocated tasks in order to contribute to the continuous improvement of the department and its staff, control of range, costs and leakage and provision of friendly, efficient service to customers, colleagues and visitors.
  • To deliver customer service in line with SPARkling Service standards
  • To contribute ideas for driving the department and its team forward
  • To use relevant processes and policies to ensure the security of people, stock and cash
  • Reports all customer complaints to manager on duty
  • To comply with relevant legislation and health and food safety responsibilities as defined in the induction period and training
  • Adherence to cash and stock control policies
  • May be required to work evenings and weekends
  • Behave within the principles of the company’s values at all times
  • Maintain employee and organisational confidentiality in line with the Data Protection Act
  • Demonstrate commitment to equality and diversity
  • Comply with all legislative requirements as well as all company policies, procedures and processes
Bakery Assistant Requirements:
  • Basic education (numeracy and literacy) essential
  • Basic Food Hygiene – must have or be prepared to undertake this qualification
  • NVQ Level 2-3 in Food Safety, Retail Skills, Customer Care or similar is preferred but not essential
  • Previous experience in a similar role and/or industry is preferred
  • Reliably follows instructions and procedures
  • Some understanding of health and food safety and legislative responsibilities of a fresh food operation and the skills to assist with those responsibilities
  • Ability to contribute ideas for driving the business and it’s team forward
  • Excellent communication skills and the capacity to build good working relationships with colleagues and customers
  • Keen and enthusiastic approach to working both in a team and independently
  • Previous cash handling experience is preferred but not essential
  • Strong organisational and planning skills
About A.F.Blakemore & Son:

A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd is the 60th largest privately owned business in the UK. This forward-thinking family-owned business began life in 1917 as a counter-service grocery store, and has grown from these humble beginnings into a company that now owns 280 SPAR stores and employs more than 7,500 people with a turnover of £1.1 billion. Blakemore Retail, which is the retail division of AF Blakemore, has almost 5,500 employees and 280 SPAR stores located across England and Wales, Blakemore Retail is the largest independent convenience store operator in the UK.

Position: SPAR Instore Bakery Assistant (18+)
Location: South Benfleet, Essex
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Part Time, 16 plus Hrs p/w (may have the option of extra shifts)
Shift Pattern: Flexible - earlies, days, weekends.
Salary: Up to £8.91 per hour (depending on age)
Benefits: Staff Discount, Staff Lottery, Company Pension Scheme, Savings Scheme, Long Service Awards, Cycle to Work Scheme, Staff Social Fund, Life Cover, Health Cash Plan, Employee Volunteering opportunities.

Closing date for applications: 26th September, 2021

You may have experience of the following: Bakery Assistant, Customer Services, Sales Assistant, Cashier, Customer Service Assistant, Stock Control, Retail Assistant, Food Service Assistant, Shop Assistant, Foodservice, Retail, etc.

Ref: 102 333