Seasonal Café Assistant x3


The London Museum of Water and Steam is housed in the old Kew Bridge Waterworks which dates back to the 19th century, the site originally supplied London with clean drinking water (following London’s cholera epidemic) for over 100 years. Today the Museum tells the story of London’s water supply and has one of the world’s largest collections of still working Victorian steam driven pumping engines (as well as a working steam train).


The Museum’s café partner, Birdie’s Kitchen is looking for three enthusiastic Seasonal Café Assistants to join or friendly café team. The Museum’s café is a delightful space offering our visitors a wide selection of homemade delights and refreshments. 


Salary: £7.50 per hour

Hours per week: 3 days a week +

Place of work: London Museum of Water and Steam

Start date: ASAP


Essential Skills


  • Excellent Communicator

  • High level of customer service

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to work as part of a small team in a fast pace environment

  • Experience in the catering / hospitality sector 

  • Good eye for detail

  • Available for weekend work

  • Understanding of hygiene and health and safety 

  • A passion for good food! 


Desirable Skills and attributes

  • Experience working with a till and cash handling

  • First Aid training

  • Barista training

  • Food Hygiene Certificate 

  • Commercial cooking experience


If you are interested in joining us please send your CV and covering letter to the Museum’s café manager Birdie at along with two reference contact details