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Barnet Food Hub Officer – Driver

Posted
Reference 1209/FHO  (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location England (London & Greater) - UK
Town/City London
Salary Additional Information Employee Assistance programme, Health Shield cash plan, Cycle to work, 25 days leave plus bank holidays
Salary (Minimum)
25643
Salary (Maximum)
25643
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 01/07/2024
Company Name Groundwork London
Contact Name Sarah Whitby
Email sarah.whitby@groundwork.org.uk
Website Further Details / Applications
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Description

Do you have a passion for food and want to be at the forefront of food distribution in Barnet?

Barnet Food Hub coordinates the distribution of food to Foodbanks and community groups across the borough. Set up in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this essential service ensures Barnet based foodbanks have the ability to provide sufficient, safe and nutritious food to all those who use their services, whilst also diverting food away from the waste cycle. Barnet Food Hub distributes food to 15 Barnet food banks each week –  and many other food aid organisations across the borough. On average 22 tonnes of food is distributed each month, which supports approximately 4500 people per week.

Groundwork London are seeking a Barnet Food Hub Officer / Driver to join our current team to support the daily operations at the hub. Main duties will include:

  • Collect surplus food from partner organisations (such as Felix project), delivering food back to the Food Hub warehouse
  • Organise surplus food received at the warehouse
  • Stock selection for food bank collections
  • Uphold site safety and cleanliness procedures at all times, with a focus on food safety and hygiene standards

Each day is fast paced at the Hub, with emerging and changing priorities. This role is physically demanding and will involve regular lifting and moving goods. Full training in manual handling and use of front end loading equipment will be provided.

The successful postholder must have a Driving License and be confident to drive a Mercedes Sprinter van.

Please contact us if you are:

  • Experienced in practical warehouse skills, such as picking, stock rotation and stock ordering
  • Proactive with a can-do attitude and ability to work in a team
  • Good customer service skills and communication
  • Hold a full driving licence and able / willing to drive a Mercedes Sprinter van

The Barnet Food Hub is delivered by Barnet Together. Barnet Together is a collaboration between Inclusion Barnet, Volunteering Barnet and the Young Barnet Foundation. Collaboratively we provide quality training, volunteering support and provide vital resources and advice for Barnet’s community.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification and download the Application Form and Groundwork London Prospectus, please visit our careers page.

Please send your application form, quoting reference 1209/FHO to londonjobs@groundwork.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 9am, 1st July 2024

Interviews will be held at the Barnet Food Hub

For further information and to discuss the role please contact Sarah Whitby, on sarah.whitby@groundwork.org.uk

Appointment to this role is subject to the appropriate records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Groundwork London is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community. We are particularly seeking applicants from under-represented backgrounds including but not exclusive to, males, transgender people and those from an Asian background.

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