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Cafe Volunteer

We are hoping to find a Volunteer to work within our Charity Cafe, either Front of House or in the Kitchen.

Spadework is a local charity which provides life skills training and work experience for over 90 adults with learning difficulties and disabilities in a commercial yet supportive environment.

We are currently looking for a highly motivated, friendly person, preferably with catering and hospitality experience and a passion for good food, to work in our Cafe.

Ideally, you will be a competent cook able to work in a busy kitchen, with an interest in passing on food, cooking and customer service skills to our Trainees (adults with learning and other disabilities).

To apply please forward your CV and covering letter or for an informal chat please contact Richard on 01732 870002.

Confirmation of all appointments is subject to proof of Eligibility to Work in the UK, satisfactory references and medical clearance. Spadework values the diversity that exists in all our communities and works towards this being reflected in our workforce.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: £0.00 /year

General Assistant / Cleaner

Reporting to: Head of Care and Training

Salary: £16,286.40 (pro-rata for P/T)

Job LocationBased at Offham West Malling, Kent

Spadework is a local charity which provides life skills training and work experience for over 90 adults with learning difficulties and disabilities in a commercial yet supportive environment.

We are currently looking for a highly motivated, friendly person, preferably with cleaning experience to provide a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness throughout the site, while developing routines to ensure all areas of the site are maintained to a high standard.

Main Duties

  • Keep clean the Trainee kitchen and mess room including floors, work surfaces, electrical appliances, tiles, sinks, walls, woodwork, windows, tables and chairs.
  • To keep the toilet areas clean including toilets, wash hand basins, floors, tiles, walls, woodwork and windows. Replace toilet rolls and paper towels as required.
  • Tidy, dust and clean the office areas.
  • Keep tidy and clean the computer room.
  • Vacuum all carpets.
  • Keep a check on cleaning materials and re-order via the Manager.
  • Lock and unlock the building securely and set and unset the alarms.
  • To observe, deliver, continually promote and act in accordance with the Charity’s Equal Opportunities and Customer Care policies and procedures;
  • To positively comply with Organisation’s policies, procedures and systems ensuring compliance with the needs of legal, regulatory and statutory bodies as well as with best practice principles;
  • To take responsibility as a staff member within the Charity for Health and Safety ensuring full compliance with the law, HSE guidelines and Spadework’s policies and procedures.
  • Undertake any other duties as may be required from time to time.

This will be an 8 hour a week contract, Wednesday – Saturday (job share considered, other part time hours and work patterns considered.

To apply please forward your CV and covering letter or for an informal chat please contact a member of the team on 01732 870002.

Confirmation of all appointments is subject to proof of Eligibility to Work in the UK, satisfactory references and medical clearance. Spadework values the diversity that exists in all our communities and works towards this being reflected in our workforce.

All offers of employment are subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and DBS check.

Closing date: TBC

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: £7.83 /hour

Developing skills for people with learning difficulties