Job opportunity with The Connect Project – Top Church Training

Café Cook / Trainer 
The Connect Project – Top Church Training

Job Title: Café Cook/Trainer
Job Type: Part Time 25 hours per week
Salary: £8.21 per hour
Annual Leave: 14 days

About the Job:
The Connect Project are looking to recruit a new Cook/ Trainer to join their café connect team. This is no ordinary cook post. You will be assisting The Connect Project to provide and deliver a quality 3 months café work experience opportunity to people between the ages of 16 – 60 who are considered to be the most vulnerable in our society.
The role also requires improving people’s basic life skills and employability skills, including how to cook from scratch: cash handling, savvy shopping and social skills.
This project is designed to support vulnerable people who are currently not in employment, education or training and are in need of mentoring support to build confidence and self-esteem to raise aspirations.

About You:
This exciting opportunity requires a cook that is enthusiastic about cooking and has the passion to support The Connect Project to improve life chances for people in our community.
You will have empathy and understanding of the needs of people and the barriers they face. You like being around and working with people. You can show that you have experience of or the ability of working with people.
You will be committed to the organisation’s ethos and bring enthusiasm and willingness to practical tasks. You can demonstrate an ability to maintain appropriate and professional boundaries with people at all times.
You should have previous experience preparing and cooking food in a busy kitchen. Have experience of training people in catering skills. Provide a professional, efficient and polite customer service at all times. Ensure food and beverages are prepared and served to a high standard. To ensure high levels of cleanliness and hygiene are maintained.
Have basic IT skills, excellent interpersonal skills and understand the importance of working within equal opportunities, safeguarding and confidentiality guidelines.
You are able to communicate on different levels both verbally and in writing. You should have good life skills.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to
or post to: Office address: 30-32 High Street, Brierley Hill, West Midlands. DY5 3AE.

If you are successful in the selection process, we will ask you to complete an application form.
Deadline for applications will be Friday 28th June at 5pm. CV’s and applications will not be considered after this time.

Interviews schedule for the beginning of July.

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