Café Manager

About the role

The café manager is a practical, hands-on role, with most of their working hours spent managing the overall running of the café and service area, providing barista and/or cooking services, overseeing the daily menu, and supporting and working with the trainees and support workers. Administration time is built-in for planning and ordering.

You will have sound knowledge of:
− Operational management
− Staff training
− Ordering and stock management
− Quality control
− Food and wage costing
− Hygiene, health & safety procedures
− Promotion & marketing

In addition, you will be proactively looking to make improvements and grow the business.

Hospitality management experience is essential and a qualification in Hospitality or Business is highly desirable. The successful candidate will have excellent barista skills and/or cooking skills and kitchen experience.

This role takes full responsibility for the day-to-day management of Te Tuhi’s café, barista and food service, ensuring that all financial, legal, and health and safety obligations are met, operational standards adhered to, and that the ethos and culture of Te Tuhi is maintained throughout the service.

The role will also develop the café menu, with a core purpose of improving profitability and securing the long-term sustainability of the café.

Supporting the trainees and support workers to develop and use hospitality skills is a substantial component of the role. A background or interest in working with people with intellectual disabilities is desirable, however it is not a prerequisite as training will be provided by The University of Auckland and Rescare Homes Trust.

To apply

Information on how to apply can be found in the full position description here.

Te Tuhi is an Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) employer. We are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and to equity.