Head Barista

Black Sheep Coffee Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh£13.00 per hourFull time

Hours: 40 Hours Per Week - Full Time

Pay: £13.00 to £13.50 per hour (inclusive of weekly bonus of 50p per hour)

Requirements: Mon-Sun Flexibility, Head Barista Experience, Valid passport and right to work in the UK


Our Edinburgh Airport store will be trading 24 hours, 7 days a week and will be serving alcohol.

Are you a Black Sheep? Do you want to challenge the establishment and leave the herd behind? So do we! Black Sheep Coffee are ready to take down big corporate brands and rid the world of boring, average tasting coffee.

As our company grows it allows for rapid progression for our team so if you’re looking for a career not just a job; you’re in the right place. We’re looking for experts on all things coffee to lead quality assurance in our team of passionate baristas.

What’s in it for you

  • Weekly cash plan (money when you need it)
  • Employee Assistance Programme for when you need advice
  • Rapid career progression and development opportunities
  • Free coffees and a free food item on shift
  • Weekly bonus scheme (earn up to 50p more per hour)
  • Increase your monthly savings with the 5% Boost on Build Pots through Wagestream
  • Access to hundreds of high street retailer discounts through Wagestream
  • Access to a fully comprehensive wellness app offered as part of our employee assistance programme, including fitness, nutrition, wellbeing and mental health resources

What you’ll be doing

As a Head barista you will be the coffee master of your store. Your extensive knowledge about specialty coffee will help you to lead the team, make product orders and drive sales through the roof.

  • Teach others about efficient workflow, the perfect espresso shot and acing their latte art
  • Assist the General Manager with scheduling, rotas, stock management and inventory
  • Proactively maintain all compliance standards. Ensure a clean, safe, fully operational coffee station
  • Create new recipes and make outstanding coffee. Show off your latte art – get creative!

What we’re looking for

We are after Head Baristas with passion and experience within the specialty coffee industry. The diary to accommodate flexible shifts and a background using manual espresso machines and dialling in grinders. Ideally with experience as a keyholder and leading a team to success.

About Black Sheep Coffee

We were founded by Eirik and Gabe, university flatmates who quit their job to leave the herd behind and embark on an exciting coffee journey. Striving not only to rid the world of boring coffee but to do this sustainability and ethically. Our coffee is sourced straight from plantation and our cups are fully recyclable. Black Sheep Coffee is the only retail coffee company in the world to serve 100% specialty grade Robusta Coffee. We also strive to support the homeless community with our free coffee board scheme so if you’re looking to be a part of a company that’s making a difference, jump on in.

Leave the herd behind and apply today!