January 16, 2018 The Edge

We’re hiring! Learning Mentor Position

The Edge Theatre & Arts Centre, Manchester seeks to employ a Learning Mentor to support adults with learning disabilities in our cafe, The Dressing Room.

The Dressing Room is our cafe, serving light meals and refreshments to the general public and is also a training facility for adults with learning disabilities in catering and hospitality, providing meaningful opportunities for people to develop the skills and confidence necessary to prepare them for the open jobs market.


This is an ideal job for someone who is passionate about helping people improve their lives, who loves cafes and believes in the Arts and is looking to join a dedicated and enthusiastic team of professionals.

You will support learning disabled people to develop skills in:

  • Customer Service
  • Working Safely
  • Food Preparation
  • Serving Food & Drinks
  • Basic health & safety awareness
  • Basic food hygiene
  • Emergency first aid (supported)

The Edge
Theatre & Arts Centre is a professional and community resource in the heart of Chorlton, providing classes, courses, projects and high quality theatre from around the country.


To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter addressing how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role as outlined in the job pack below, to: Janine Waters, CEO, via email to Janine@edgetheatre.co.uk with ‘Learning Mentor’ as the subject line.


Deadline for application: Monday 29th January 2018 at 9am (applicants will be informed during this week if they have reached interview stage)

Interviews: week commencing: 12th February 2018, the successful applicant will be informed by Friday 16th February.

This position is funded by: