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£9,262.89 per annum

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+ Free Gym Membership and discounted family memberships, 50% discount on YMCA provided childcare, HSF Health Cash Plan, Generous Pension contributions and Life Assurance Scheme etc.

Posted: 8th November, 2018
JOB TITLE: Food Services Assistant
HOURS: Part Time, 22.75 hours per week, Monday to Sunday

£9,262.89 p.a / £7.83 per hour & competitive benefits




Why work for us?

We are a charity and have been serving the local community for over 130 years.  Whilst our focus is on young people, we work with all members of the community, in the belief that everyone should be able to reach their full potential, regardless of their background.  We call this a youth minded community approach.  We work across a number of boroughs including Havering, Barking and Dagenham, Dartford, Greenwich and Ashford. We work from the following locations; Romford, Dartford, Greenwich and Ashford.

We provide a wide range of services in the local community; these include supported accommodation, children’s, youth and family work and health & wellbeing facilities.

We want all of our staff to thrive. We are committed to work life balance, having fun, and inspiring each other to great things. We believe our leaders should make as real and significant difference to our organisation. We focus on people strengths as a basis for leadership development.


About the job and who we need…

We are currently recruiting for a Food Services Assistant at our Romford site.

The post holder will serve our customers in a pleasant and welcoming manner and ensure that all Health & Safety/Food Safety guidelines are followed. The main duties for this role will include food preparation, cleaning of work areas, re-stocking, some cash handling and assisting in other areas of the Catering department when required. 


Our Benefits Package

For those who want to be part of what we do, we offer a comprehensive employee benefit package.  Working with us you will get;

  • The satisfaction of working for a charity that improves people’s lives on a daily basis
  • Great colleagues and an exciting working environment where no two days are the same
  • Free Gym Membership and discounted family memberships (Romford site)
  • 50% discount on YMCA provided childcare
  • Interest free season ticket loan for travel
  • Training and leadership development opportunities
  • Great opportunities to engage with the national and international YMCA movement, including international travel opportunities


We are pleased to receive a significant number of applications for most roles advertised. We are therefore unable to respond to individual applicants unless shortlisted. If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.


YMCA Thames Gateway is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community. The Association is committed to ensuring that all current and potential staff, members, users and visitors are treated with dignity, fairness and respect regardless of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, age, marital or civil partnership status, religion or belief or employment status. 


YMCA Thames Gateway is serious about safeguarding; this role will be subject to an standard DBS Check.