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Hospitality and Catering Support Worker

Competitive - Salary - £11.18 p/h 30 hours per week £17,440.80
Fixed Term
Part Time - This is a fixed term contract for 18 months with a view to being made permanent assuming the enterprise is successful.

  • Are you as passionate about people, as you are about catering?

  • Can you bring a positive, supportive, and creative approach to our friendly catering team ?

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to make a difference, join a well-established team and be central to developing our newest Café enterprise. Located in the heart of the John Pound Community Centre, Portsea, this opportunity fits perfectly with Aldingbourne Trust’s values; mixing real life training, independence, positive well-being, healthy lifestyles with community collaboration and we look forward to working in partnership with John Pound.

You will support adults with learning disabilities to develop their skills within hospitality and catering to provide a quality service to all customers, ensuring the highest standards of service are maintained.

Customer focus is a critical requirement, and the post holder will be responsible for providing a balanced breakfast & lunch menu and deliver a high level of customer service for our resident colleagues and for the members of the public.

Alongside the day-to-day Café service, you will coordinate and prepare buffet lunches and refreshments for internal conferences, meetings and events ensuring that all catering standards are met.

You will work closely with our sister project in Fratton and be part of the MAKE team, occasionally being asked to work in collaboration at both venues particularly for events and /or cover. Likewise, staff from MAKE will be working alongside you from time to time at John Pound and together as one team you will develop this new project to be a vibrant and creative Café to be fully inclusive and promote the venue as a community of place and people.

This opportunity allows the postholder an opportunity to be fully involved right from the start, to develop the Café and add their own creative and innovative ideas to generate its success.

  • This is a fixed term contract for 18 months with a view to being made permanent assuming the enterprise is successful.
  • Hours of work – 9.00am - 3.00pm, 30hours per week, working 5 days from 7 – predominantly Monday to Friday however flexibility is required to include occasional evenings, and weekends.
  • Location of work - John Pound Centre, 23, Queen Street, Portsea, PO1 3HN

Occasional working at MAKE, 1, Cornwall Road, Fratton, PO1 5AA