Work With Us | Pump Street Chocolate & Bakery

Work With Us

We currently have one vacancy available, see below. Also if you would like to register your interest for future roles, please email joanna@pumpstreetchocolate.com . 

We create a warm, inviting environment for our customers and team members alike and we foster continuing professional development on the job and promotion, with many members of our team having been with us for upwards of five years. 

Pump Street values a diverse workforce, women, people of colour, people with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply.

If there is anything, we can do to accommodate you to participate fully in the recruitment or interview process please let us know

 

PASTRY CHEF
FULL TIME

We are welcoming applications to join the Pastry Team at our small, family-run artisan bakery. A keen interest in
baking, particularly viennoiserie and patisserie, is essential.
Employees in the Pastry Team must show enthusiasm for their work and demonstrate a clear understanding of
key organisational skills within a kitchen environment. Successful candidates will have a proven record of
experience and taking on responsibility in previous work placements.
Ability to work under pressure is crucial, meeting demands in regards to production and maintaining quality of
every product.
You will be allocated responsibility for a section within Pastry, where you will be expected to work independently,
on day to day tasks within the kitchen.


Duties will include
- Making and baking a range of patisserie and viennoiserie and sweet doughs
- Maintaining the cleanliness and organisation of the kitchen throughout the day
- Partaking in daily cleaning tasks and weekly deep cleaning tasks
- Maintaining records of food safety
- Working independently on shift, with confidence and responsibility
- Be flexible with early morning shifts
(i.e. fluctuations in busy periods, and co-workers taking vacation)
We are looking for an individual who
- Loves food and drink and has a keen interest in pastry, ideally with previous professional pastry
experience
- Thrives on the success of meeting demands in a productive kitchen
- Shows initiative and confidence but is also a team player
- Holds a key understanding of the importance of food hygiene and safety, maintenance of records, stock
rotation, quality control
- Is willing to do early morning shifts and weekends


Benefits
- This is an opportunity to perfect your skills in handcrafted pastries, learning new techniques and an
approach to artisan baking, in a small and nurturing team environment
- Pride and accomplishment in working with the best ingredients and making to the highest standard
- Opportunities for learning in other areas of the Pump Street business including bread, chocolate and
café kitchen sections
- Statutory annual leave entitlement
- 2 consecutive days off per week
- 5 consecutive days working per week


Weekend work is required
Average shift weekday: 4am-1pm or 7 am – 3pm
Average shift weekend day: 3am-11am


If you have any questions or would like to apply for this vacancy, please send your CV together with a covering
letter and two references to:
joanna@pumpstreetbakery.com

 

 

 

  

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