Restaurant Assistant

The Restaurant Assistant works at the ‘front of house’ of our 5 star eatery to support the kitchen service.

Why you should join JoE

  • Pay starting from £10.90 an hour, £9 an hour for under 18s
  • Additional shift pay for working rotational shifts
  • Up to 50% discount
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Auto-enrolment into our pension scheme from your first day
  • Generous holiday allowance, increasing with length of service
  • Additional overtime payment
  • Active social club, running events throughout the year

About the Role

The Restaurant Assistant works at the ‘front of house’ of our 5 star eatery to support the kitchen service; ensuring that the highest standard of service is maintained and exceptional customer service is delivered at all times. 

Amongst other duties you will be

  • welcoming customers
  • making and serving drinks
  • operating the till
  • serving food 
  • demonstrating your product knowledge to customers by advising and assisting with food orders

We have a permanent vacancy available working 10 hours per week. 

About you:

You will

  • preferably have previous experience within a fast paced, customer facing environment
  • be a team player
  • have a pro-active approach and can-do attitude
  • have excellent communication skills
  • be able to stay calm under pressure
  • be committed to exceeding customer expectations every time

About Us

Founded in 1797, Johnstons of Elgin is an innovative, luxury clothing brand celebrating 225 years of experience in working with the world’s finest fibres. Across three centuries, our family-owned company has carefully sources cashmere and fine woollen fibres from around the world, applying the latest technology and highest quality craft expertise in our very own vertical Scottish mills. Employing over 1,000 staff, our valued employees and communities are at the heart of everything we do, producing unique, high-quality designs that are made to last. Our brand is focused on sustainability, working with natural, renewable, and biodegradable fibres and we are committed to maintaining a minimal environmental footprint.

Johnstons of Elgin is proud to be an equal opportunity employer wholeheartedly supporting the principles of equality and diversity to build an inclusive workforce. Our aim is to embed diversity and inclusion in everything we do to create an environment where our employees feel safe to be their whole authentic self without having to downplay or change parts of their identity. We celebrate diversity in all its forms, which goes beyond those characteristics protected by law to include everything that makes us unique, from our backgrounds and experiences to our personalities and ways of thinking.

We endeavour to provide reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities and encourage any candidate who requires assistance to contact us at

Don’t meet every requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single requirement or qualification. At Johnstons of Elgin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you are excited about this role but think your experience doesn’t align perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Please note all applicants must be able to provide evidence of their right to remain and take up paid employment in country job is based.

Closing date Monday 4th September

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