Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Permanent Position
Salary Commensurate with Experience with bonus package
40 hours per week
Email: for an application pack/job description.
Closing date for completed applications Monday 3rd July at 5pm



Chef/Cafe Manager
£27,000 per annum with bonus package. 40 hours per week Permanent with 3 month probationary period

Will be required to work Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends and Bank Holidays

Main Role:

To prepare delicious high quality popular meals for our local and international customers, manage and develop the Garden Cafe and its staff and meet targets set by the Saint Patrick Centre. The Cafe Manager is responsible for budgeting, ordering supplies and ensuring that food health and safety regulations are adhered to.

Key tasks

1. To prepare delicious high quality popular meals, traybakes, scones and desserts for the Garden Cafe.

2. To manage all aspects of the day to day running of the Saint Patrick Centre Cafe.

3.To strategically evaluate Cafe performances against target every month, meeting with the Director and relevant Board Sub-Committees.

4. Cafe Manager will be responsible for training and supervising Cafe staff.

5. To order supplies, replenish existing stock and oversee in stocktaking duties

6. To ensure that food health and safety regulations are adhered to.

7. Training employees on drinks preparation and proper use of coffee equipment.

  1. Suggesting new menu items based on customers' preferences and

    feedback, identifying strategies to retain and attract customers and resolving customer complaints regarding food quality and customer service.

  2. To ensure the smooth running of the Centre including setting up and

  3. Assisting in events, daily cleaning and assisting the management team as required.

  4. Maintain updated records of daily, weekly and monthly revenues and


    Essential Criteria

3 year minimum senior managerial experience in a cafe/restaurant environment.

Experience in successfully supervising and training cafe staff, managing kitchen and front of house staff, ordering supplies and running a cafe

5 GCSE's or equivalent including English and Mathematics.

All Applicants must be flexible to work across various shifts Monday - Sunday

Find Us

The Saint Patrick Centre,
Saint Patrick’s Square,
Market Street, Downpatrick,
BT30 6LZ

Opening hours
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9am - 5pm July/August