Islington, Greater London
£22,645 - £23,410 per year
Permanent, Part-time, 30 hours per week
Job description

Are you looking for a career supporting vulnerable adults?


About the role

Barnsbury Road is a 21 bed, high-support accommodation service for people who experience severe and enduring mental health issues.


We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and dedicated person who can inspire hope and bring about real and lasting change in our clients’ lives. You will be joining a team dedicated to providing clients with a safe environment in which to build their confidence and promoting opportunities for positive change.




In this role you will:


  • Be responsible for providing tasty and nutritious cooked meals for our clients, working with management to order food supplies on a regular basis and maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen to a very high standard.


  • Ideally, you’ll have experience of working with vulnerable people or an understanding of people who experience mental health issues. However, what’s more important is you are passionate about food, and have a flexible, creative and enjoy working with others. 





What we offer

  • Excellent Development and Growth Opportunities

St Mungo’s employees are encouraged to consider opportunities to develop new skills or progress including; secondments, internal transfers, application to new roles in the organisation or just to get involved in various projects happening within the organisation.

As a result last year 35% of our vacancies were filled by promotions. In 2019 we achieved We Invest in People Gold level accreditation and are one of just 3% of housing associations to achieve this standard; 82% of staff who took part in the IIP survey say St Mungo’s is a great place to work.

  • A Diverse and Inclusive Work Place

At St Mungo’s, equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work. We are proud of our commitment to diversity and inclusion and have 8 great Diversity Networks to support clients and staff from different backgrounds so they are able to be their best selves. Our Networks include: BAME, Carer’s and Parent’s, Lived Experience, LGBTQIA+, Disability Awareness, South West, Irish and Women’s Action.

  • Pay and Other Benefits

St Mungo’s is proud to pay client facing staff above average for the sector. We run a cycle to work scheme and also offer season tickets loans to all staff.

St Mungo’s contribute 4% of your gross annual salary, and you are able to enrol in the Defined Contribution scheme following a successful probationary period in which the employer contribution is 6%.


What we do

At St Mungo’s our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions. As a homelessness charity and housing association, our clients are at the heart of what we do, and in 2019 we supported nearly 30,000 people who were either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Our staff are crucial to making this happen.


How to apply


To find out more and apply please go to the St Mungo’s careers page on our website.  .


To view the job description and guidance on completing your application form, please click on the document available tab at the top of the advert page on our website.


Closing date: 10am on 8 December 2021

Interview and assessments on: 17 December 2021


It is a requirement for this post that an enhanced DBS disclosure check will be undertaken for the successful candidate.

Please be advised that all appointments will be made on St Mungo’s current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.


More about St Mungo's

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Posted on: 24 November 2021
Closed date: 24 December 2021
Tags: Care Management

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