Sessional Community Café Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 22 April 2024
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 22 May 2024
Location: Derby, Derbyshire
Remote working: On-site only
Company: YMCA Derbyshire
Job type: Contract
Job reference: N/A

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Sessional Community Kitchen Assistant

Salary: £12.00 per hour

Hours: Sessional

Location: London Road Campus Derby

Do you like to cook? Bonus!

Do you like to clean?? double bonus!

Do you work well as part of a team??? Triple bonus!

A varied role including breakfast, lunch & tea service serving onsite residents, staff, hospitality room users & a small number of the general public.

There's always plenty of veg to prep, pans to wash and mouths to feed, so if you are hardworking, reliable & up for a different challenge everyday get your application in!

We are looking for a positive, vibrant, enthusiastic individual with a passion for Hospitality to work at our Community Hub.

As a Community Kitchen Assistant, you will plan and prepare a variety of meals which are appealing, nutritious, as well as assisting in the cleanliness and smooth running of our Community Café. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic with a passion to work in a kitchen setting with an emphasis on customer service.

The job will be challenging and being a great communicator at all levels goes without saying. You will of course be supported and have the opportunity to develop and enhance your own skills along the way.

In this job no two days will ever be same – we’ve set ourselves some exciting goals and we would love you to come on our journey with us.

What we offer:

Generous Annual leave

3% Pension contributions

35 hour working week

Real Living Wage

Uniform Provided

Flexible working

Costco Card

Christmas/Easter Gifts

Quarterly Treats

Bike to Work Scheme

Free parking

Life assurance scheme

Pets At Work programme

Eye Test contributions

Birthday leave

Welcome Gift bag on first day

Long Service rewards

Training and Development

At YMCA Derbyshire we aim to transform the lives of the people we work with for the better. We are looking for brilliant people who will ensure that safeguarding the people we work with is a priority.

YMCA Derbyshire are proud to be a 'Disability Confident Employer'. If you are disabled, we will guarantee you an interview if you meet the minimum criteria for the role you have applied for. Are you a disabled candidate who would like to apply on this basis?

If you do not wish to apply under the scheme, but do require us to make reasonable adjustments for you to attend an interview, then please let us know what those adjustments will be.

Equality and Diversity Statement:

YMCA Derbyshire is committed to promoting equality and diversity in all aspects of its operations. We value and embrace individual differences and believe that everyone should be treated with respect and dignity. We welcome people from all backgrounds, irrespective of age, disability, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic.

For an informal chat please contact Wayne Exton on 07566792575 during the hours of 9am-4pm Monday - Friday.

Closing date; 20/05/2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible

Interview Date: TBC

Employees of YMCA Derbyshire will be required to work within the remit of all organisational policies and procedures and any relevant legislation.


Our vision is enabling young people and communities to thrive:

So, they can fulfil their dreams;

have a safe space to learn and grow;

feel equipped to belong, contribute and prosper; and

feel supported to be active in body, mind and spirit.

Together we create places where people flourish.


To develop the whole person, body, mind and spirit.


From 1 Corinthians 13:4-7

Protect | Trust | Hope | Persevere

YMCA Derbyshire are committed to providing dual professionalism opportunities

We will do this by offering placements within other organisations in our community.

By supporting dual professionalism, we will improve our development, increase our experiences and outcomes which will positively impact YMCA Derbyshire, our employees, our residents and learners and our communities.

Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme

Disability Confident
About Disability Confident
A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.

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