Job Title:      Foodbank Centre Manager (Maternity Cover – 9 Months)

Reports to:  Head of Social Action / Pathfinder Development Manager

Hours:           24h – 3 day a week

About S.E.N.T:

S.E.N.T brings together all the social action projects run by Jubilee Church London. We want to demonstrate God’s heart of justice and compassion in a practical way.

As part of our social action, we operate North Enfield Foodbank, Enfield Debt Centre, Re-work, and The M6:8 Project amongst others.

The Food bank exists to provide a supply of basic food to help clients through short-term crisis situations caused by ill health, disability, financial hardship, or other disadvantages and who are living in Enfield: whilst offering support and guidance to help people overcome their crisis and end reliance on the Foodbank.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • To oversee the day-to-day operational delivery of Foodbank sessions
  • Ensure that all processes and procedures in the Trussell Trust food bank operating manual are being followed
  • Ensuring that the food bank meets health and safety/environmental health standards in all its locations
  • Ensure that local data is entered onto the online data collection system
  • Organise and facilitate Recruitment, training, and management of volunteers
  • Organise and run food collections
  • Oversee the day-to-day running of the warehouse
  • Assist with the management of food bank volunteers (ensuring adequate training & support) and oversee volunteer timetables to ensure the best use of volunteers
  • Liaise with clients, referral agencies, and volunteers to resolve any issues that may arise
  • Support donors with appropriate information and feedback
  • Produce data so that the Social Action Administrative Officer can produce monthly project reports for the trustees, or as required by funding bodies
  • Bring to the attention of the Head of Social Action and/or the Pathfinder Development Manager any concerns about the running of the project or its future sustainability

Person Specification

Skills, abilities, and attitudes

  • Strong Team Player
  • Strong organisation skills with a problem-solving attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • A commitment to Equal Opportunities and inclusivity.
  • Willingness to work flexibly including evenings and occasional weekends (e.g., events)
  • To subscribe/or be sympathetic to the ethos, vision, and mission of the organisation


  • Working with disadvantaged/vulnerable adults or young people
  • Risk management experience
  • Full clean driving licence
  • An understanding of Food Safety and Health & Safety legislation



For a detailed job description and/or an application pack, please email Dorothy Arulakshman at [email protected]

The closing dates for applications is 12 Noon Tuesday 13th February 2024.  

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Tuesday 14th February 2024