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Baker’s Assistant – Cake Days A Week

We are looking for a Baker’s Assistant to work at our Cake Days A Week bakery studio located in Glasgow. This is a three-month trial position with a view to a permanent role.


The ideal candidate should have at least one year of professional bakery experience, but we also encourage self-taught and home bakers to apply, as long as you can provide us with pictures of your previous creations and we agree that they meet our standards.



Roles and responsibilities:

Your main role will be assisting our head baker with daily duties of:

  • Cooking and preparation of cakes, cupcakes and other items;

  • Supporting the decoration and finishing of cakes, cupcakes and other items;

  • Cleaning and maintaining the baking area;

  • Emptying and storing packaged ingredients;

  • Maintaining and sanitising baking tools, machinery and utensils;

  • Assisting with any other cooking and food preparation.



The ideal candidate:

Essential for us will be great communication skills and great team working skills, but you should also have:

  • A deep passion for baking, cooking and food;

  • A willingness to learn; 

  • A punctual, responsible and committed character; 

  • Strong references.


We want to work with you if you are all of the above and you are looking to work as part of a team creating inspirational centrepieces for weddings, birthdays and special events. 



  • £9.50 rate per hour depending on your experience and performance;

  • 10-15 hours per week dependant on workload;

  • Quality training and progression opportunities;


The application process:

Please send a covering letter and CV to with reference to the role “Baker’s Assistant” in the email Subject line.


Once we have reviewed your CV, we will ask you to attend a first interview (most likely through a video call) to explore a bit more about your baking experience and background. If you are successful, you will be called for a face-to-face interview and assessment where you will be given a set of tasks to perform in a certain amount of time. Following success at this stage, you will be offered the position.


If this sounds like it is of interest, then we look forward to hearing from you. 


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