Open Mon-Sat: 08.30 – 16.30. Sun: 09.00 - 16.30

Join The Team

As our special business continues to grow our team needs to grow too. We are a lot more than just a coffee shop. We combine our passion for coffee and people to make lasting and positive impact on the community we serve. 

We aspire to be the best in our industry and understand we need the best people to help us achieve this 

We have a proven record of attracting and developing incredible people and outstanding baristas and producing outstanding teams in the process. Loving, valuing and appreciating our team members and celebrating who they are, are at the core of our team ethos. We are committed to developing all our staff members in whatever position they hold.

We are currently recruiting for the following positions and would love to hear from you if you think you think you would be an asset to our team. 

 GENERAL MANAGER (Salary £30,000)

Coffee on the Crescent is looking for an experienced hospitality manager to maintain the spirit and ethos of our special shop whilst ensuring its profitability and success.

You will of course have excellent customer service skills, and a love for coffee. This is a hands on role and you will need to manage your time between service and management. It is approximately a 50 per cent split between the two.

Barista experience is preferred but not essential. We can teach you how to make speciality grade coffee in house. We already have a team of incredible baristas and you will always be working alongside one of them.

Organisation, problem solving and proactivity are key to running this independent business.

You will take full autonomy for the day to day running of the shop itself.

You will have an ability to remain calm under pressure,

You will be required to preempt staff, customer and supply issues before they arise and when this is not possible act rationally and decisvely to resolve them.


  • Generates energy, initiative, and room for growth for our team members.
  • Recruitment, induction and retention - actively finding the best staff, motivating and developing them and ensuring they feel valued. 
  • Proactive in training and improving staff performance and prepared to step in should any problem arrise. 
  • Keeps all HR documentation up to date and makes improvement to training documents and procedures when necessary.
  • Staff management including payroll, rotas, holiday provision.
  • Maintains and develops positive relationships with suppliers, employees customers and our community.


  • Understands intimately the key performance indicators essential to running a coffee shop profitably through good times and bad.  
  • Can prioritise tasks and has great time management skills
  • Ensures all staff hours are utilised effectively.
  • Maintaining compliance on hygiene standards and certification
  • Sales development planning to include new customers, increased spend and repeat custom -
  • Identifies and plans for key dates in the shops calendars in order to maximise sales. 
  • Proactively plans and ensures maintenance of the shop - layout, upkeep of equipment, 
  • Preempts issues and implements means to avoid problems before they happen.
  • Manages online presence on social media, including reviews on trip advisor and Google


  • Proactively, improves, innovates and develops systems in order to increase efficiency, profitability and customer service
  • Forward thinking based on short, medium and long term criteria and overall strategy to develop new income streams 
  • Sources new products in line with business needs, seasonality and profitability requirements
  • Consistently uses initiative and the skillsets of the team to improve all aspects of the business. 
  • Assesses risk effectively taking into account the cost and opportunity cost before implementing change.  
  • Ensures all business opportunities are maximised.
  • Able to ensure correct stock level at all times, taking into account the seasonal nature of the business
  • Keeps all accounting documents up to date and organised
  • Essential- A full clean driving licence.
  • Preferred-An active member of The Hyde Park Community

40 hours a week

30,000 Salary.


Become  the leading member of The Coffee On The Crescent community.

Profit share

£30 a month wellness budget towards your physical well being

Subscription to Headspace app for your mental well being.

Part of the Coffee On The Crescent Healthcare plan.

A lot of coffee.

 To apply send your CV and covering letter to


BARISTA (£12 per hour 35 hour contract)

Are you an experienced barista with knowledge and expertise of dialing in and high quality latte art?

Are you passionate about coffee and genuine, meaningful customer service?

You are? You may well be exactly what we are looking for. Now is your chance:)

Coffee On The Crescent Baristas.

  • Share our passion for people as well as coffee
  • Are super reliable.
  • Have a positive attitude and a growth mindset.
  • Have an eye for detail
  • Embody the mission and core values of the shop (quality, inspirational, sustainable, community building, leaders in our field)
  • Enjoy and thrive working in a super fast work place.
  • Driven, disciplined and self motivated.
  • Enjoy being challenged.
  • Enjoys working as part of a small, efficient, highly skilful team.
  • Are prepared to clean, prepare sandwiches, stock takes, problem solving as part of their role.
  • Prepared to utilise all your unique talents and abilities at work.

Beneficial but not essential

Drivers licence

Photography/social media skills


You get to become an integral part of The Coffee On The Crescent community.

32 Hours a week £12 per hour + your share of tips.

Profit share as soon as the team agree you are up to our standards.

£30 a month wellness budget towards your physical well being

Subscription to Headspace app for your mental well being.

Part of the Coffee On The Crescent Healthcare plan.

A lot of coffee:)

To apply

Email your  CV and covering letter to




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