Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Facilities and Estates department for a Manager for the Iona Café. In this role you will work with a team of volunteers to create a welcoming environment and provide the necessary goods and foods required by visitors, patients and staff.

Educated to Standard Grade (or equivalent) you will be competent in English and Maths. SVQ level 2 (or equivalent) in IT/Computing or Office Administration is desirable. Food handling and retail experience is essential as is experience of using the MS Office suite. Experience of stock management and pricing, the merchandising of stock and dealing with cash and card payments would be an advantage.
You will be able to multi-task, work with accuracy, have good customer services skills and excellent organisation and planning skills.

Due to present COVID restrictions, the full remit of this role has been restricted with reduced café opening times of 5 days per week and reduced volunteer numbers. The present situation has meant that the role will have a greater need for the successful candidate to serve in the café as it is currently only open to Hospice staff. Once the restriction ease the role will return to its full remit.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Stuart Walker on: 0131 551 1381

Download an application form and job description below. Alternatively call 0131 551 7722 or email

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 25th October 2020
INTERVIEWS: Week commencing 2nd November 2020


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