Café Assistant Part Time (Seasonal)

Job Description

To apply: Please use our online application forms located on our vacancies page >

How would you like to work on the historic Trentham Estate in the only place in the UK you can walk amongst free-roaming Barbary macaque monkeys?

We are looking for confident, friendly, customer focused cafe assistants to join our exceptional team.

The detail…

The ‘Banana Cafe’ is a thriving hub of activity at our very busy attraction, and our staff create a fun, enthusiastic, friendly but hard-working environment.

Daily duties include food prep, re-stocking, cooking and serving hot food (all training provided), operating tills and general cleaning of the cafe.

Working on a rota basis, you will work roughly 30 hours/week during school holidays

and 8 – 14 hours during weekends in term-times.

Experience is preferred but not essential.

So, if you’re friendly, hard-working and a brilliant team player we would love to hear from you.

What are the benefits of working at Monkey Forest?

  • All training given on site
  • Work on a beautiful Estate in a fun leisure environment
  • Free entry to the park whilst part of the team
  • 2 free tickets each month to share with family and friends
  • Big staff discount on all cafe food and drink
  • Shop discount
  • All uniform provided

All positions are seasonal up until the end of October. You will need to be available to work weekends, school holidays and bank holidays.

If you have not heard within 2 weeks of your application I am afraid you have been unsuccessful.

Please note: Applications will not be accepted without all 3 documents, ‘CV’, ‘Covering Letter’ and ‘Availability Form’ which can be downloaded from our website ( Please make it clear on the Availability Form that you would like to be considered for part-time.

Job Types: Temporary contract, Part-time

Contract length: 3 months

Salary: £8.50-£11.50 per hour


  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • Store discount

Day range:

  • Every weekend
  • Holidays

Physical setting:

  • Café

Application question(s):

  • Are you able to work weekends, bank holidays and school holidays?

Work Location: In person

Expected start date: ASAP