Project Manager:

Our Project Manager is Emma Salinger. Emma has been at Rumbletums for several years and has developed excellent relationships with trainees, customers, staff and volunteers.  She is looking forward developing the Project Manager role ensuring that Rumbletums continues to provide excellent service to its customers and a stimulating and supportive environment for our trainees.

Contact her via Email: or Phone: 0115 9384953

Front of House Supervisor:

Courtney Sheldon is the Front of House Supervisor.  She has been working at Rumbletums since February 2013. Courtney ensures that the front of house section of the cafe is running smoothly and makes sure our coffee is always up to scratch!  Not only this, Courtney supports our trainees whilst they are in training to ensure that they are getting the most out of their Rumbletums experience.

Training Support Worker:

Jack Dobson is our full-time Training Support Worker, supporting and assisting our trainees and helping them develop their vocational skills and confidence. Jack is joined Rumbletums as a volunteer and has a great rapport with trainees.

Catering Supervisor:

Ruth Brown is our Catering Supervisor and has been working at Rumbletums since December 2013. You’ll find Ruth in the kitchen making and creating top quality food that our customers love and enjoy. Ruth not only makes sure that the kitchen runs smoothly on a daily basis, but along with the rest of the staff, strives to enhance the skills and abilities of our trainees in the kitchen area.


Helen Groome has been our cook since April 2015 but prior to her employment at Rumbletums was a volunteer for a year. You’ll find Helen in the kitchen with Ruth, creating lovely food and cakes for our customers to enjoy. Helen is always there to support our trainees and offer an extra helping hand whilst they acquire kitchen skills that they can take forward, potentially, into employment or onto further education.