We are seeking a passionate and skilled baker to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for preparing various types of bread, including sourdough, specialty breads and pastries.

  • 45 hour work week (approx – we may consider part time initially)
  • £12 – £15/hour. Hourly rate of pay will dependent on experience and assessed during interviews

We favour candidates with the right attitude and mindset over specific technical ability. We are small, friendly team and the ability work well with others is essential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Sourdough mixing, fermentation and shaping as well as other dough preparation techniques, including lamination and sheeting.
  • Following recipes precisely while also demonstrating creativity in developing new and improved baked products.
  • Manage inventory and minimise waste by effectively tracking and ordering ingredients.
  • Collaborate with the team to innovate and introduce new products based on customer preferences and trends.
  • Maintain strict food hygiene standards and comply with health and safety regulations. (Level 2 hygiene qualification preferred; training provided if needed.)
  • Continuously seek opportunities for improvement and embrace feedback to enhance your skills and our offerings.
  • Maintain a clean, organized, and efficient workstation at all times.
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic, reliability, and a team-oriented attitude.
  • Be flexible and available to work early mornings, weekends, and holidays as needed.


  • Experience as a professional baker, preferably with sourdough and pastry preparation.
  • Good understanding of baking techniques, ingredients, and food safety practices.
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow recipes and instructions accurately.
  • Creativity and willingness to contribute to product development and innovation.
  • Strong time management and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and maintain a positive attitude.

What’s in it for You:

  • Work at in a scaling artisan bakery business which is loved by the Mapperley community and consistently gets great reviews
  • We have food available on shift
  • Staff discount on products
  • Complimentary drinks (including soft drinks) during shifts
  • Free team merch!
  • Social gathering (often funded/subsidised)

If your experience is what we are looking for you will be invited to a short phone conversation to understand your needs and abilities. If successful this will be followed by a short trial shift in the bakery which will involve getting your hands in the dough and working with the team in person.

📝 How to Apply:

Please send a CV and/or brief summary of your experience to info@cooshbakery.co.uk

Artisan Baker

Artisan Baker

Artisan Baker