Job Vacancies

Hextol Tans Front of House Supervisor Post

Hexham, St Mary’s Chare

Salary: Minimum wage (according to age)

6.5 hr/week (Saturday)

The Tans is a commercial cafe where we work with volunteers with learning disabilities and poor mental health. We are recruiting a front of house Supervisor to help supervise our volunteers, develop their skills, serve customers and prepare food and drinks.

The Hextol Foundation is an independent charitable company based in Hexham. Our purpose is to provide working opportunities to learning disabled people and people with mental ill health thereby helping them develop their skills and confidence through work and personal achievement that creates a positive transformation in the quality of their lives. We run a number of enterprises that provide safe and supported work experience and work-based training for adults with learning disabilities and mental ill-health. See for more information about us.

The Tans Vegetarian Café opened in 2016 and has grown in popularity since. We open 6 days a week (Monday-Saturday) 10am-4pm. We are recruiting an individual to run front of house on Saturdays. The working hours would be 9.45am-4.15pm and responsibilities would include: serving customers food and drinks; handling cash and card payments; keeping the café clean and tidy; and supervising the volunteers.

We are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic, friendly, hardworking and responsible and who would make a real and tangible difference to the lives of our volunteers. Previous café/restaurant experience and/or experience working with people with learning disabilities and mental health conditions would be preferable but is not essential.


You will receive a full induction, comprehensive training, annual leave and the chance to work in a supportive and rewarding environment.


For an application pack, please call Claire or Bruce on 01434 605253 or email [email protected] quoting ref Tans Vacancy.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 27th February 2020.

Interviews will be held the week commencing 2nd March 2020, and appointment will start on 7th or 14th March 2020 subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.