Retail Bakery Assistant

Closed 01/07/2024

£21,792 per annum
Full time - 36.5 hours per week, to be worked 5 days out of 7 on a weekly rota
Closing Date: 9am Monday 1 July 2024
Job ref: 38/24

2 x roles available

Leeds University Union (LUU) is a charity that helps over 38,000 students Love their time at Leeds. Located at the heart of campus, the Union is a space to meet people, make new friends and get involved.

To find out more about Leeds University Union at or follow us on Twitter @LeedsUniUnion

Would you like to be part of a friendly retail team working in one of the busiest, most vibrant Student Unions in the country?

We're looking for a Retail Bakery Assistant to join us. Your role will focus on our Co-op Franchise Bakery, however it will also encompass all areas of our LUU Co-op franchise shop; we will support you with training for any areas that are new to you.

What we're looking for

You'll need to have some bakery experience and be passionate about providing excellent customer service whilst maintaining a high level of retail standards. Our stores are fast paced and ever changing to make sure that our retail offer is perfect for our students, and so the ability to develop and deliver new initiatives is key.

So, if you love to delight your customers and enjoy the variety of tasks in retail, from structured and compliant, to creative and inspirational, then we'd like to hear from you.

Our culture is based around three core values; inclusive, empowering and fun. These values inform everything we do and so we’re looking for these values in our ideal candidate.

What you get in return

The benefits you can enjoy include generous holiday allowance as well as extra Union closed days, extensive opportunities for learning and further development, holiday buy back options, NUS TOTUM Card, onsite venue staff discounts, discounted travel card, and discounted gym membership.

Sounds good?

For further details, please download an application pack below. In your application, please explain how you meet the person specification and what you can bring to the team here at LUU. If you have any further questions please contact

Retail Bakery Assistant Application Pack

LUU highly values inclusivity and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Key Information:

Closing Date: 9am Monday 1 July 2024

Interview Date: Tuesday 23 July 2024

Proposed Start Date: Monday 12 August 2024

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