Closing in 2 days
London, Greater London (On-site)
£39,000 - £45,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Are you Hackney Foodbank’s first ever Head of People and Training?

Could you lead on our strategic objective to be a more equitable, diverse and inclusive organisation, and be responsible for attracting new talent, retaining and developing our people and embedding a culture of accountability and ownership?

Hackney Foodbank kept the doors open and the food and support flowing throughout the pandemic responding as best we could to a huge uplift in demand for our services. We predict that in the current climate the number of local people needing support will to continue to rise and we are seeking a Head of People and Training to manage all elements of our growing charity’s human resources function. To help meet the requirements of our local community and continue supporting those in crisis or trapped in poverty we hope to be recruiting up to five new positions in the coming year to further strengthen our incredible staff team (of ten full time equivalents) and over 70 amazing volunteers.

If you have significant experience in HR, volunteer management and delivering training and can be responsible for recruitment, communication and the ongoing development of staff, volunteers, apprentices, interns and work placements, then this would be the ideal role for you!


To find out more, please see the Job Description which includes information on how to apply.


Closing date:      22nd May 2022


Interviews:        26th May 2022


Hackney Foodbank actively promotes justice, equality, diversity and inclusion. We match our role requirements with the skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even better results for the people we work with.

As part of our commitment to remove bias from the recruitment process and to recruit more fairly and effectively all application personal details are hidden from those making hiring decisions.


Application Instructions

To apply, please read the 'Head of People and Training' pdf attachment and then click apply now on the recruitment site. Please ensure:


1) Your C.V. is up to date. This should include contact details of two referees. Please also include any social media details that you are happy for us to review.


2) Your supporting statement explains how your skills, experience and personal qualities make you suitable for the role. Please illustrate your supporting statement with examples. Also, please confirm that you are entitled to work in the UK.


Successful candidates who are invited for an interview on the 26th May will be contacted by 5pm on the 24th May. We will not take up references ahead of interview.


Application resources
More about Hackney Foodbank

Hackney Foodbank is aiming to achieve no less than a hunger-free Hackney, where everyone can afford to eat. We support people who are in crisis... Read more

Refreshed on: 06 May 2022
Closing date: 22 May 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Human Resources, Senior Management

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