Job Title: Cook
Location: YMCA White House
Contract: Permanent
Hours of Work: 16 hours per week
Salary: £10.00 per hour
Closing Date: Friday, 16th November 2018

Job Purpose

The Part Time Cook will assist in maximising catering business and contribute towards meeting relevant financial targets at YMCA White House; promoting YMCA SPG values through a passion for cooking and catering; preparing simple home cooked meals and a variety of cakes. Ensuring food served throughout the day is of a suitable quality and standard – fresh, served on time and what customers have ordered.  Ensuring that catering for special events inspires and has healthy eating aspects.

Organisation Context

The YMCA St Paul’s Group (SPG) emerged from the coming together of four separate Associations over an 18 month period. The group is largest YMCA in Europe and one of the largest providers of supported housing in London and beyond providing a safe place to stay for over 1,200 residents each night. As well as accommodation, education and training, the Association is focused on the transformation of communities through its 6+ Health and Wellbeing Centres, including an outdoor swimming pool and a wide range of Children, Youth and Family programmes including nurseries, after school clubs and soft play centres. Through merger and accompanying new investment we expect the range, reach and impact of our services to grow so that we can better realise our vision.

The vision of the Association is of a Christian Charity where people can come as they are, be met at their point of need and find life in all its fullness. The Group’s mission is to create a Large but Local organisation that can reach out across the capital to transform communities so all young people can belong, contribute and thrive.

YMCA White House is a community centre in Hampton and providing activities for all age groups, ranging from pre-school services, arts and crafts clubs to health and wellbeing activities as well as providing a café for food and refreshments. The YMCA White House also provides rooms for hire.

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 so please send in a supporting statement to explain why you are suitable for this job.  You also need to complete our application form.  The selected candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and 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, applicant pack, applicant privacy notice please visit the YMCA St Pauls Group website at Completed Application Packs should be directed to our external recruitment/response handler’s HR Initiatives Limited c/o


The closing date for completed applications is Friday, 16th November 2018

Charity No: 1041923


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