Mealtime & Kitchen Volunteers

The Sussex Beacon

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Mealtime Volunteers are the key link between the Catering Team and our In-Patient Unit.

You will be responsible for:

  • Taking meal orders from our clients staying in our IPU,
  • Taking the Meal Trolley from the kitchen to the IPU. 
  • Ensuring that the IPU Kitchenette is kept clean, tidy and stocked.
  • Laying the tables in  IPU and our dining room.
  • Filling and emptying the dishwasher. 
  • Assisting kitchen staff with deliveries and stock rotation. 

Skills

  • You will need to have excellent communication skills and the ability to work both with others and as part of a team.  Some catering experience would be an advantage but training will be given.
  • Willing to complete Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene Catering Certificate.
  • Be committed to ongoing personal development.
  • Able to ask for support when needed.
  • Be reliable and able to commit to a regular shift over a period of at least 6 months.

Benefits

  • An opportunity to join a growing, friendly team of Sussex Beacon volunteers.
  • Gain a qualification in food hygiene level 2.
  • We offer our volunteers a subsidised lunch and will pay your Bus Fare up to the cost of a City Saver Bus fare.

Practical Considerations

  • You will need to be available between 10.30 and 2pm on either a Monday, Wednesday or Friday.
  • You will need your own transport or be able to take a 37 bus to our site in Bevendean Road which stops at Meadowview.
  • You will be need to be fit enough to push our food trolley.

When do I need to be available?

Details You will need to be available on either a Monday , Wednesday or Friday between 10.30 and 2pm.
Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Where does this role take place?

10 Bevendean Road
Brighton
East Sussex
BN2 4DE

Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
    We can pay up to cost of a Brighton City Bus saver towards a bus fare or petrol.
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
    All volunteers undergo a 3 shift induction period.
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
    We are fully insured.
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
    You must be over 18 years old for this volunteering oppotunity.
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
    We are unable have volunteers under the age of 18 at our Bevendean road premises.
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
  • Support on Offer
    You will be supported by the Volunteer Corodinator and your line manager.
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training
    You will receive training for this role.