Vacancy: Café Steward (Afloat – Fixed Term)

Our Retail Operation Teams are looking for ideally barista-trained, passionate, motivated and customer-focused individuals to join our teams on board our ferries on our Portsmouth Gunwharf to Fishbourne route.

  • Portsmouth Gunwharf to Fishbourne ferries

  • 20-35 rostered hours per week across 3-5 days, covering weekends and bank holidays

    Starting at our Portsmouth Gunwharf port with earliest start time of 7.30 and latest finish time of 20.30

  • £10.44 per hour (£8.91 per hour whilst training)

Key elements of the role are:

  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Making the full range of drinks and beverages including Barista
  • Providing a fast and friendly counter service
  • Accurate till operation
  • Strong presentation of a range of food and beverages
  • Accurate stock takes and checks
  • Maintaining high standards of cleanliness
  • Focus on health and safety and food standards

More information

Here at Wightlink we are the leading cross Solent ferry operator, carrying 4.5 million people across the Solent every year, providing a link between the Isle of Wight and the Mainland. We are proud to support Isle of Wight communities wherever we can, from sports sponsorship to local regeneration projects.

Our vision is to be the easiest way to travel with outstanding customer service.

We are striving for a greener future, with a hybrid-energy flagship ferry and a host of environmentally friendly initiatives.

You will be provided with full training in the role including all applicable health and safety and emergency procedures, together with a friendly working environment.

As a Café Steward you will be employed on a fixed term contract for 7 months starting in February/March 2022 to September/October 2022, alongside some fantastic benefits including:

  • Concessionary travel for you and your family
  • Food and drink discounts
  • Free parking
  • Partner benefits, including retail, transport and restaurant discounts
  • Discount on South Western Railway
  • Competitive pension scheme

How to apply

If you are interested in this vacancy, please send a summary of your qualifications, experience and the reasons why you wish to apply to [email protected]. Please include all your contact details including your address, landline and mobile telephone numbers.

Why work for Wightlink

  • Competitive salary

  • Complimentary ferry travel, food and drink discounts and free parking

  • Partner benefits, including railway, retail and discounts

  • Seafarers: work at sea but still go home at night

  • Generous annual leave allowance and company pension contributions

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