Café Support Worker (Day Services for adults with Learning Disabilities)

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Part -time: 25 hours per week; Monday to Friday; 9am to 2pm

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join our Community where people live, work, learn and celebrate life together?

About us:

Camphill Milton Keynes Communities is a charity providing unique person-centred and holistic support for adults with learning disabilities and autistic spectrum condition.

Our Vegetarian Café, which is one of our thriving day opportunities, offers adults with a range of abilities the opportunity to receive supported work experience in addition to a quality and unique dining environment for our local customers.

About the role:

We are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic and reliable individual to work in our Café Team to support

our service users in their on-the-job training.

You will be working alongside our Café Team helping to maintain and promote our Community ethos to deliver consistently high standards of food preparation and safety, customer service, cleaning and training.

You may also be required to support in the other Day Opportunities workshops, such as Bakery, Arts & Crafts, Pottery, when required.

About you:

You would need to have previous experience in working in catering and a passion for cooking vegetarian food with fresh ingredients.

Ideally you will have previous experience of teaching or supporting adults with a range of abilities.

An eye for detail; caring attitude and a genuine interest in people reaching their full potential is essential as you will be promoting person centred therapeutic activities.

Previous training in food safety or health and social care would be an advantage.

Why join us?

  • We are keen on staff development! We offer excellent professional and career development and training opportunities, including professional qualifications.
  • We promote a diverse, friendly and high-quality working environment.
  • We offer the opportunity to work amongst a team of dedicated, creative and supportive colleagues.
  • We provide a fully paid DBS, generous holiday and work pension scheme.

If you are interested in this unique opportunity, then please apply by submitting your CV and a short supporting statement:

“What is it about working with us in this position that interests you and what skills, experience and values can you bring”?

To submit your CV & Supporting Statement, please email:

Supporting documents:

Click here to find out more about us and our Mission & Vision Statement.

*If you would prefer to complete an application form, you can either download one from the attachments, email or phone us on 01908 235 000 and we will send an application form to you.

Closing date: 7th June 2021

Please Note: we review applications frequently and interviews will take place shortly after we shortlist them.   If we feel we have received a sufficient number of applications, we reserve the right to close the advert early. Don’t hesitate and apply as soon as possible.

We are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief.

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and eligibility to work in the UK.

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Camphill Milton Keynes Communities, Japonica Lane, Willen Park, Milton Keynes, MK15 9JY.

Phone: 01908 235 000 Fax: 01908 235606

Camphill Café: 01908 308738