The Elsie Normington Foundation (ENF) will soon open its Haven Centre in Smithton, Inverness.  The Haven Centre will have a play centre for children and young adults with complex needs, three short stay flats and a 40 seat community café.

We are looking for a Café Manager who is passionate about providing great food and exceptional customer service, someone who wishes to have the independence and autonomy to shape the running of the café.  You will have previous experience from a similar role with excellent communication and organisational skills.  You will have the necessary food and hygiene qualifications and will understand the financial operation of the café.

You will thrive on getting the best out of our team of volunteers, leading from the front and supporting staff training to ensure that our standards and customer expectations are met. 

Working hours: Full time (37.5 hours per week)

Salary: £25,000 – £28,000 per annum

Responsible to: Appointed ENF Trustee

Contract: Permanent (subject to a successful probationary period)

Location: Haven Café, Haven Centre, Murray Road, Smithton, Inverness, IV2 7YU.

For an informal chat about this position please call Bill Dickson on 07745941924

To apply for this position please send a cover letter and CV to

Job description and Job specification available on request via

The closing date for applications is 9am on the 28th April 2023.