Stuart Wilson

07788 123456 | [email protected]

Aboyne, Aberdeenshire

I am a highly motivated individual who is looking to build a career within the hospitality industry. I have most recently worked as a part time waiter and my choice of Highers, which include business administration, reflect my career aspirations. I have also volunteered with a local community drop-in café.  With strong team work, communication, and organisation skills, I believe I have the right attitude and skills to succeed.


  • Aboyne Academy (2017-present)
  • National 5 English
  • National 5 Art and Design
  • National 5 Computing Science
  • National 5 Business management
  • National 5 Physical Education
  • National 4 Maths

Predicted grade for Highers 2022

  • English C
  • Business management B
  • Art and Design B


Employment history

Part-time waiter – Good Food Café, Aboyne

January 2021–present

I worked as a part-time junior waiter for the Good Food Café while studying for my Highers. During this time, I trained in all aspects of table service within a busy bistro cafe.

Key responsibilities and achievements include:

  • Supporting the café manager on the front desk when needed
  • Ensuring customers received prompt and courteous service
  • Assisting larger groups with pre-booking and menu choices
  • Maintaining high standards of cleanliness throughout the café


Volunteer worker –  Good Samaritan Community Centre

2021 – present

As a volunteer with my local community centre, I worked as part of a team to help set up and run a regular drop-in café for young people.

Key responsibilities and achievements include:

  • Assisting in the kitchen to prepare lunchtime meals
  • Setting up the café tables and clearing up after service
  • Supporting the team to serve food and organise rotas


Skills and experience

Customer service – as part of the community centre front of house team and waiting on in the Good Food Café.

Time management – I needed to develop excellent time management skills to work as a junior waiter while studying for my exams.

Ability to work unsupervised – I frequently worked on my own during daytime shifts at the café. Also had the responsibility of setting up the tables for the community café. I also operated the tills and can use a card terminal for payments.

Communication skills and teamwork – I was able to develop my communication and teamworking skills as a volunteer helping to set-up and deliver a successful drop-in youth café. 


I like to spend my leisure time mountain biking and have competed in several junior downhill events. I also help to organise local bike riding events and have completed both first aid and bike maintenance courses. My other interests include playing football for our local five-a-side team.


John Smith

Manager – Good Food Café

  1. 0222 345678 [email protected]

Helen Brown

Youth Worker – Good Samaritan Community Centre

  1. 0123 456 789 [email protected]