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Rumbletums is a community café offering non-accredited training and work experience opportunities to young people with learning disabilities.

The main purpose of the role of Project Manager is to work with the Board of Trustees in developing the future strategic direction of Rumbletums, to manage Rumbletums on a day-to-day basis and to lead the programme of training and development of our trainees.

The training is based in our café and trainees undertake a range of ‘Front of House’ and kitchen duties and other related activities that enable them to develop specific and transferable skills relevant to the catering industry, plus communication and life skills, as well as greater self-esteem and confidence.

We need someone who has experience of working with young people with learning disabilities in a vocational or learning setting and with proven experience of effective management, as well as excellent leadership and motivational skills.

For job description and application form email Closing date: 22 November 2019 Interview date: 10 December 2019

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.