FOODBANK CENTRE MANAGER
Job Title: Foodbank Centre Manager (Maternity Cover – 9 Months)
Reports to: Head of Social Action / Pathfinder Development Manager
Hours: 24h – 3 day a week
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
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
HOW TO APPLY
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