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Work at Glen Lyon Coffee Roasters

We always love to hear from people who share our passion for great coffee and believe in what we are doing. Our roastery cafe is based in beautiful Aberfeldy in the Scottish Highlands, and we offer a friendly and flexible work environment while striving to produce the best coffee possible.

Youth Work Administrator for Glen Lyon Coffee Roasters and the youth work charity Project Northern Lights

Glen Lyon Coffee are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic Youth Work Administrator to lead in the delivery of our Coffee Academy youth work programme, funded by the Basil Death Trust.

  • Duration: Six month contract
  • Location: Mainly working from home
  • Hours per week: Eight hours flexible working
  • Salary: £12.00 per hour
  • Closing date: 12:00pm, Friday, 28th June, 2024

If you are interested please email jobs@glenlyoncoffee.co.uk with your CV and a covering note explaining why you think you would be the right person for this position. We look forward to hearing from you!

Job description

We are seeking to appoint a motivated and passionate 'Youth Work Administrator,' to support our forward thinking, creative and dynamic youth work team at Glen Lyon Coffee Roasters. The successful applicant will be a highly organised individual with proven administrative skills and an ability to effectively manage their own workload.

The person appointed will work alongside the Glen Lyon team members to develop and manage the delivery of a Coffee Academy for young people in the Aberfeldy area. They will help ensure the delivery of an agreed one-week intensive training programme at the Roastery over the October holiday period as well as follow on work placement experience in partner cafes.

Our Coffee Academy is dedicated to providing both the skills for young people to excel in the coffee industry as well as strengthening young people’s confidence, teamwork and strong customer service skills. The person in this administrator role will share our vision that Glen Lyon Coffee Roasters is a place that inspires young people and their families to come together and build a healthy and resilient Highland community.

Glen Lyon Coffee is a Living Wage employer and we welcome applicants regardless of age, gender, sexuality or ethnicity.

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  • Glen Lyon Coffee is a living wage employer that reviews pay every 12 months and gives everyone a bonus at Christmas.
  • We offer all of our team year round permanent contracts with full holiday and pension benefits.
  • All of our team can sign up for a cycle to work and an electric car scheme.
  • We offer two fully paid days for staff to volunteer in the local community and are committed to putting people and environment before profit.
  • We carry out personal development and performance reviews every year to help our team grow in their roles.
  • We offer a 10% profit share to all of our full time staff

More great reasons to work at Glen Lyon Coffee Roasters

  • We have set up a Personal Development Fund to support staff through training courses to help them develop their careers at Glen Lyon Coffee.
  • We have a relaxed and friendly Roastery with plenty of time built into the day for lunch and breaks.
  • Our team can drink and take home Glen Lyon Coffee for free, as well as buy our kit and merchandise at discounted prices.
  • We invite the team out to tree plant with Trees for Life in stunning Glen Affric and closer to home at Dun Coillich every autumn.
  • We are based in the beautiful town of Aberfeldy, Scotland’s outdoor adventure capital. From our front door there is easy access to canoeing, hill walking, paddle boarding, wild swimming, ski touring and mountain biking. If after all that you need a city break Glasgow and Edinburgh are only an hour and half away by car and train!