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FOOD Club Assistant

Hatfield, Hertfordshire (On-site)
£20,664 per year£20,664 FTE (£3,909.41 pro rata per annum)
Part-time (7 hours per week (part-time), 1 day per week (weekends))
Temporary (2x Temporary Contracts: until 31 January 2025, with possibility of extension)
Job description

FOOD Club Assistant, FOOD Clubs
Based in Hertfordshire – Crossbrook FOOD Club Cheshunt
7 hours per week (part-time), 1 day per week (weekends)
Grade 1 point 10: £20,664 FTE (£3,909.41 pro rata per annum)
2x Temporary Contracts: until 31 January 2025, with possibility of extension

Are you a self-motivated team player with a can-do attitude, who is solution focused and passionate about making a difference? If so, we want to hear from you.

At Family Action we transform lives by providing practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation. We have been building stronger families since 1869 and today we work with more than 60,000 families in over 150 community-based services, as well as supporting thousands more through national programmes and grants.

The Family Action FOOD (Food On Our Doorstep) programme aims to:

·       provide regular access to a sustainable supply of food to people at risk of food insecurity

·       encourage families to access local support services and be signposted to other agencies

·       increase disposable income for local families to improve life chances and wellbeing

·       reduce the amount of food being sent to landfill in the UK by utilising surplus food

FOOD Club Support Worker will support all aspects of the day-to-day running of the programme, to ensure the clubs have high standards of service delivery.

You will have previous experience in at least one of the following environments: retail, health & safety, environmental health, education and/or previous work with families

You will have an enthusiasm for delivering high quality customer service and have a clear understanding of food hygiene standards and procedures.

We are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in all that we do and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQIA+ candidates and candidates with disabilities because we are committed to increasing the representation of these groups at Family Action. We know that greater diversity will lead to even greater results for families and children and strive for our workforce to be truly representative of the diverse communities we support. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants and will reimburse your travel cost if you attend an interview.

What will we offer you?

We’ll offer you a generous pension scheme and leave entitlements, eye care vouchers, a cycle to work scheme and other great benefits. All roles in Family Action are open to a discussion about possible flexible working options, subject to business needs, and all new starters will have the right to make a flexible working request from day one of employment. We have an excellent wellbeing offer and we will invest in your professional development with on-going quality training and career development opportunities. You’ll join an established, supportive and high-performing service and have the opportunity to thrive in an innovative organisation that values your opinion, encourages learning and has the needs of children and families at its core.

We are forward looking, ambitious and committed to continuous improvement. We are a people focused, can-do organisation, which strives for excellence in all we do and operates with mutual respect. If you share these values and behaviours and have the necessary skills then we look forward to hearing from you.  

Next steps:

For an application pack and further information please visit our website, details are on the advert PDF document.

Please email completed applications to: inbox (1) details on the advert PDF document

Closing date:               Friday 5th January 2024 at 9:00am

For direct queries or if you would like to discuss any aspect of the selection process, please email the hiring manager (contact details on the advert PDF document).

Appointments are subject to Family Action receiving a satisfactory disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

ID: 1045

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Family Action View profile Company size Size: 501 - 1000
Posted on: 06 December 2023
Closed date: 05 January 2024 at 23:59
Job ref: ID: 1045
Tags: Support Worker, Operations

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