Café Supervisor

Job vacancy: Café Supervisor
Remuneration + benefits: £Competitive per annum

28 days holidays (including bank holidays)

Long service holidays

Free parking

Subsidised gym membership

Contract type: Full time

37.5 hours per week between Monday – Sunday. Shift work to include days, evenings, and weekends.

Location: The Leisure Box, Northlight, Glen Way, Brierfield BB9 5NH.
Closing date: Wednesday 3rd November 2021 @ 9am

Should an adequate number of applications be received prior to the closing date, Burnley FC reserve right to remove this advert.


About us

Burnley FC in the Community (BFCitC) is the award-winning, official charity of Burnley Football Club.

We work hard every day to deliver our mission to inspire, support and deliver change to communities across Burnley, Pendle, Rossendale, the Ribble Valley and West Yorkshire.

We work with over 70 local, regional and national partners in four key areas: Football Development, Education and Employability, Community Welfare and Inclusion and Community Facilities. Our highly skilled, dynamic and passionate team now deliver over 50 community projects that touch the lives of a huge spectrum of people in and around Burnley. From children and young people right through to senior citizens.

Day-by-day the outreach of our work is growing and along with our brand-new state of the art leisure facility – The Leisure Box, Whitehough Outdoor Activity Centre and UCFB at Turf Moor; truly exciting things are happening at Burnley FC in the Community.

We believe in the immense power of our football club to transform people’s lives for the better. We believe Burnley and Pendle is a special place – a home to extraordinary people like you. Come and be part of our story!

The role

We are now looking to recruit to the role of Café Supervisor.

The successful applicant will have the ability to prioritise demands and thrive under pressure and have a passion for the community and making a difference.

Role expectations

Reporting to The Leisure Box Manager, the Café Supervisor will be expected to:

  • Supervise the daily running of The Leisure Box café, including ensuring café operation (opening and closing schedules) are carried out.
  • To comply with all company and food hygiene regulations in relation to food preparation, cleaning, premises and services.
  • To take responsibility for the presentation of the food and beverages offered for sale.
  • Planning and organising appropriate menus, considering all special dietary needs as required.
  • Responsibility for all Health and Safety issues within the café.
  • Remove waste from and maintain all areas in good, clean and serviceable order.
  • Support the team to provide a waiting service, cleaning and resetting tables.
  • Undertake any other duties appropriate to this role.
  • To be able to work flexible and unsociable hours where the role of the job requires.
  • To work towards agreed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Comply with all Charity policies.
  • Promote the Burnley Football Club in the Community and Burnley Football Club brand and ethos in a professional, strong and positive manner.
  • To understand and implement the Charity’s Safeguarding policy, procedures, and best practice guidelines in your role. To use this understanding to ensure safe working practices, appropriate reporting of concerns and contribute positively to a safe environment.
  • Work alongside other team members to support in other areas of the organisation as and when required to promote best practice.
  • A commitment to equality and diversity in the workplace and a willingness to undertake all relevant equality and diversity training.

An ideal candidate will have;


  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • A passion for the community and making a difference.
  • Time management skills to be able to plan and regulate workload including the ability to prioritise demands and thrive under pressure.
  • Ability to work within a team and foster good working relationships.


  • Food Hygiene certificate.
  • Driving licence.Previous experience of working in a café/restaurant.
  • Previous experience of supervising volunteers.

Applicants will need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to work evenings, weekends and match days as required.

For full job description and person specifications, please click here. 

Please apply by downloading and completing the job application form which can be found on the BFC in the Community website (alternative format available upon request). BFCitC no longer accept CV’s.

Burnley FC in the Community is committed to safeguarding children and young people and is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Check (DBS) which will be paid for by the employer.

*Please note that due to the number of applications we receive, only candidates selected for interview will be notified.