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cafe / shop supervisor

about the role

Do you have a passion for food, coffee and the outdoors? If so, Litton Lakes is the place for you. We’re looking for an energetic and vibrant individual with top notch customer service skills to supervise the effective operation of our campsite shop/café (The Purple Turtle) and new village shop. You'll be the face of Litton Lakes, greeting visitors when they arrive, preparing quality food and drink and delivering excellent service.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Opening and closing the café/shops
Making fresh coffee and other hot/cold drinks
Preparing food and basic meals
Checking-in campsite guests
General cleaning duties
Stock management
Placing orders with suppliers
Supervising a team

Working Hours:
5 days per week
Sat - 9.30am-5.15pm approx.
Sun/Mon/Thu/Fri - 9.30am-3.15pm approx.
Total: 31.5 hours
Days and times may change.

Job perks:
Free camping pitch up to 7 nights per year for yourself and friends/family
Discounted or free food and drink
Free use of the lake all year round for yourself and 1 other
Free parking


  • 18 years of age or older

  • A full uk driving license and a car

  • Excellent time keeping skills - the applicant will be responsible for opening the café/shop in the morning, so punctuality is a must

  • Confidence to work alone and multitask

  • Experience of working in a busy customer facing environment

  • Experience of working in a café/restaurant/fast food or similar

  • A passion for delivering first class customer service, consistently, no matter the day or the weather

  • Ability to ‘think on your feet’ and stay calm under pressure

  • Ability to motivate and supervise a team

  • Sense of humour

You will be required to work weekends and bank holidays and have full availability for all school holidays dates.

​Desirable but not essential:

Barrista skills

Experience in preparing meals - previous catering experience

Experience operating a generator

Knowledge of the local area

Level 2 Hygiene certificate

*********We request that candidates only apply for this position if you can fully commit to the advertised working hours or we will be unable to proceed with your application. Any holidays booked must be declared when applying for the role*********


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