Job Title: Catering Assistant
Location: YMCA Hampton Pool
Hours of Work: 10 hours per week Rota Basis
Salary: £8.57 per hour
Closing Date: 14 May 2018
It is an exciting time to join YMCA St Paul’s group. The YMCA London South West, East London Slough and West London have recently merged their businesses. This new organisation will have a growing presence across London and Slough.
We support vulnerable and homeless young people by providing hostel accommodation, pastoral care and community activities, as well as supported living and affordable move-on housing. We have recently been in the news after the successful innovative development of the Y Cube, a low cost modular home solution. We aim to provide a safe and secure environment where people are respected, heard and valued.
But that’s not all we do. We support children, providing daily activities such as soft play, breakfast clubs, afterschool clubs and holiday play schemes. Our health and wellbeing centres offer people the opportunity to nurture their mind, body and spirit with gyms, group fitness classes and counselling, and we train local volunteers to work with our dedicated staff, as we fully believe in the positive benefits of community participation.
We’re affiliated to YMCA England, our national body, and share its passion to stand up for young people, to speak out on national issues that affect their lives and help them to find confidence in their own voice.
During these exciting times We are seeking a Catering Assistant with flexibility to cover holidays and emergency cover. You will assist in the running of the Café, preparing and cooking simple food and drinks, ensuring that catering areas are clean and well stocked at all times, and providing high quality customer service in a polite and friendly manner. You will work in all areas of the Café as needed including the barbeque and ice cream kiosk over the summer.
It is essential to hold a current food hygiene certificate (or be able to obtain one within three months of start date); be numerate and able to calculate cash transactions quickly and accurately; to have experience of multi-tasking and food preparation and presentation; possess good verbal communication skills and be able to relate effectively with people of all ages. Experience of cash handling, credit card transactions and working in a similar service setting is an advantage. This role is subject to safeguarding checks including a DBS check in line with YMCA STP Group procedures.
YMCA St Paul’s group is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities. As a responsible employer, we follow safer recruitment guidelines Please Kindly send in a supporting statement to explain why you are suitable for this job and will not accept just a CV in lieu of a completed application form and if selected for interview you will be required to complete an application form. The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
YMCA St Paul’s Group is a Christian organisation and as an employee you will be required to respect its ethos and uphold its values.
For a full job description and an application pack, please visit our website at: http://www.ymcalsw.org/category/job-opportunities/
The closing date for completed applications is 14 May 2018
Charity No: 1041923