Pact is a national charity that supports those affected by imprisonment and their children and families.
Position: Catering Worker
Location: HMP Long Lartin
Job type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 3.5 to 18 hours per week (available for job share)
Salary: £8.75 per hour (pro rata)
Benefits: Generous holiday entitlement, free advice & counselling service, eye care vouchers, cycle to work scheme plus more.
Closing date: 23rd September 2018
About the role:
As a Catering Worker at HMP Long Lartin you will be responsible for ensuring high quality refreshments are available to prisoners and their family and friends during visits. You will work as one of the Pact Family team, which provides family based support to prisoners, as well as support to the families of prisoners through advice and guidance, and facilitating prison visits.
This role is available for job share and will include flexible weekend work.
To be successful in this role you will have demonstrable experience and understanding of customer service and managing stock. You will also have excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage a busy role.
You will be able to provide warm, human support and to ensure that children, families and prisoners are treated with respect, dignity and courtesy.
What we offer:
Pact offers a wide range of employee benefits including free confidential advice and counselling service, cycle to work scheme, eye care vouchers, generous holiday entitlement plus more. You will have the opportunity to attend training events to further develop yourself as a font line catering worker. You will undergo a thorough induction process and be supported by a friendly and enthusiastic team.
This post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, verification of identity and proven right to work in the UK, satisfactory references from previous employers covering a 3 year period, declaration of any unspent criminal convictions (and where appropriate a satisfactory risk assessment), Prison Vetting and a Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced check. Please note that being bankrupt or having County Court Judgements may affect your ability to be successfully vetted to work in a prison.
You may have experience of the following: Catering Assistant, Waiter, Waitress, Hospitality, Bar Staff, Customer Service, Volunteer, Volunteering, Food Technician, Trainee Chef, Food Service Assistant, Café Assistant, Café Worker, etc.