Front of House Staff

We are looking for a positive and friendly person to work in our popular and welcoming cafe, serving our customers a quick bite to eat or a lovely cup of coffee.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work in a busy cafe giving great service worth shouting about!
  • Know your menu! Does the food or drink look right?
  • Upsell our delicious extras…there’s always room for a slice of cake!
  • Always help to make sure your cafe stays clean, safe & legal


  • Practical work experience in cafes, fast food outlets, restaurants, pubs, etc. is a must
  • An understanding of great service & a passion for delivering it
  • Warm & engaging personality
  • Great at multi-tasking
  • Enthusiastic for working in a busy cafe
  • Positive attitude
  • Cooking experience helpful, but not essential.

Starting salary: £9.50 per hour (reviewed annually)

Hours: Part-time (minimum 16 hours per week, includes regular Sundays). Working hours between 8:00am – 4.00pm with early evening work as and when required.

Term: 6-month probationary period

For more information and an informal chat email careers@carnegietheatre.co.uk

Casual Bar Assistant

To act as a public face of the Carnegie, maintaining an excellent standard of customer care whilst serving beverages to customers and assisting in the operation of the bar during events.

For more information and an informal chat email careers@carnegietheatre.co.uk


As a local charity the Carnegie Theatre Trust (Workington) is always grateful for volunteer support. If you are interested in offering some of your time to be a part of our work and events, we would love to hear from you. Find out more about our volunteer roles and get in touch if you’re interested.