Cafe Supervisor vacancy

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We’re on the search for a Cafe Supervisor to work 37.5 hours per week in the Arnos Vale cafe. Normal working hours 9am – 5pm, 5 days a week, including weekends. Occasional other hours, agreed in advance. Café opening times will be 10am – 4pm, 7 days a week (with extended hours for events) Salary: £21,500

The role is hands on working within our small team, you’ll work with our Café Manager, Café Assistants, and the Front of House team to provide delicious food and drink to our visitors.  You’ll be responsible for running the café on days that the Manager is not working. This is a busy role, so you’ll need to be enthusiastic and proactive with a positive approach. You’ll be an excellent communicator and love creating a warm welcome.

Our Values are Community, Conservation, Compassion and Collaboration

These are a strong set of values that inform everything we do and we’re looking for someone who is aligned with them. As our Cafe Supervisor, you’ll love a challenge and getting involved in making our café a real success.

We’re a small team, so we all help each other out and regularly need to react to changes to ensure that the site operates efficiently and safely. You will work in our café to ensure it runs smoothly and exceed our visitors’ expectations. This is a new role, so we are looking for someone who is motivated to help this special charity to thrive.

We believe in celebrating people’s differences. So regardless of your background or personal characteristics, if you are great at what you do, we want to hear from you.


  • Support the manager in the day to day running of the café
  • Cover the manager’s time off
  • Build great team spirit
  • Support the manager in ordering products, bringing new ideas and maintaining great supplier relationships, staff training and mentoring, maintaining extremely high Health, Safety and Food Hygiene Standards, running smooth shifts
  • Lead by example and constantly striving to provide the best customer service

The Benefits

We offer all our employees a wide range of benefits including:

  • An enhanced contributory pension scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays (increasing year on year after 5 years’ service up to 30 days)
  • Learning and development
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Workspace within walking distance of Bristol train station, free onsite parking
  • Free tours of the site and a whole lot more!

How to apply

Read through the Cafe Supervisor Job Description  to see what experience, skills and attributes we’re looking for. Then send us your CV, a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role (no more than one page) and complete the Equality and Diversity Form and send to

If you’d like more information, please email Adela on or call on 0117 971 9117 (ext 205)

Deadline for applications is Wed 24th Nov 2021

Potential interview date is Mon 29th Nov 2021



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