Summary: We’re an independent social enterprise and worker co-op based in Leeds, specialising in slowly fermented, hand-crafted bread.
We, along with all our fellow co-operatives around the world, are based on the co-operative values of democracy, self-help, self-responsibility, equality, equity and solidarity. We aim for a non-hierarchical workplace where empowerment of staff, care of the community and collective self-reliance are at the core of how we function.

We are currently recruiting for more bread bakers to join our well-established workers co-op, who are keen to pursue membership within our co-op and ready and available to start as soon as possible.

Business Name: Leeds Bread Co-op


Location: Leeds

Closing Date: 02-10-2020

Remuneration: 18,137.60

Job Description: The main tasks of the role will be to plan and bake bread, and other bakery products, for wholesale and subscription orders, as well as for sale from our regular farmers market and event stalls. You will also have the opportunity to get involved with the development of new and existing products.
We are looking for individuals with a drive to become a part of our workers co-op, with a keen interest in pursuing Membership. You will join as a probationary member of Leeds Bread Co-op, working towards membership of the Co-op and participating in the work carried out by other teams within LBC.
Full time availability is preferred, but please specify your availability within the application form.

Contract: Permanent

Expected Hours: Full time

Personal Qualities: Good knowledge and understanding of bread
Good communication and listening skills
Able to work independently and within a small team
Able to manage time and workload effectively
Flexible, self-motivated and can work on own initiative
Diligent, good attention to detail with an open and conscientious attitude to working
Creative and passionate about producing great food and learning more about baking

Experience of baking or working in a commercial kitchen is preferred, but not essential.

Applications: Please visit our website for full details of the job and to download an application form.

Please send completed application forms to with the subject title 'Baker Staff Application'