Part-Time Baker – Ruudi’s Retreat

Job Title: Baker – Cake Decorator

Location: Ruddi’s – Slaithwaite Village in the most part, flexibility is required should their be events and stalls located off site.

Travel Required: Full driving license preferred as travel will be involvedrs

Job Description 

Ruddi’s Retreat is a well-established small charity supporting families affected by childhood Cancer, life limiting illness and bereavement by sending them on much needed respite holidays. We have a funding stream from a cake store/café situated in the centre of Slaithwaite, Huddersfield.

Typical job responsibilities include:

As a baker – cake decorator, you will be required to do the following day to day tasks:-

  • Interact with customers to discuss their needs and take orders if applicable.
  • Weigh out quantities of ingredients and follow recipes.
  • Mix ingredients by hand or with catering machinery.
  • Bake products in batches in our industrial ovens in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of food production and preparation methods.
  • Bake products in batches in industrial ovens and ensure shop is fully stocked at all times.
  • Make quality checks on all food that is presented to customers and in the shop
  • Decorate and finish baked items ready for dispatch or shop display
  • Keep production areas clean and suitable for food preparation.
  • Stock take and order supplies if manager is not available to do these tasks.
  • Develop new recipes and products.
  • Undertake Food Hygiene course and gain all certification required, as a minimum Level 2 is required.
  • Help out in store if required.
  • Prepare meals for the delivery service.

Undertake all relevant training courses as instructed by the manager.

Qualities and desirable needs

  • The ability to work well with your hands
  • To be thorough and pay attention to detail
  • The ability to work well with others
  • Maths knowledge
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • The ability to accept criticism and work well under pressure
  • The ability to use your initiative
  • Driving licence – Cake and food deliveries may be asked of you 
  • To be able to carry out basic tasks on a computer or hand-held device

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to 


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