Cafe Assistant

Would you like a job where you can make a real difference every day?

Do you feel passionately about all people being given an opportunity to live life to the full?

If the answer is Yes, come and work for WATFORD MENCAP, a local charity that really cares about the people we support.

Our Cafe in the Library in Central Watford has recently re-opened and we are currently recruiting a full time, enthusiastic CAFE ASSISTANT to support the Manager and the team and provide excellent customer service for our regular and new customers!

You will be an important part of the Cafe team offering a welcoming environment for customers while offering a range of training opportunities for people with Learning Disabilities. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with the right values to support people with a Learning Disability as they learn customer service skills and gain confidence in the work place.

You will serve customers and support trainees to learn all aspects of the café with a clear emphasis on a person centred approach to promote clients independence, decision making and choice.

The job is very varied and as well as serving customers it will involve 1:1 support which may include personal care and giving medication This means a flexible can do attitude, good IT skills, alongside an eye for detail, emotional resilience and being able to juggle a broad and diverse workload are all really important in this role. In return you will find this an extremely rewarding role where you will be making a real difference to peoples’ lives on a daily basis.

This is a full time role with a working pattern Monday to Saturday and will require working weekends and an occasional evening. You will receive support and leadership from the Manager, and you will be able to share knowledge and learning with your colleagues.

We will provide appropriate training to develop skills and increase knowledge.

If you think this sounds like the job for you, please ring Helen on 07384 831280 for an informal chat.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £8.91 per hour

Please click here for the job description and person specification.

Details of our benefits can be found here.

Make your application by completing and returning this application form.

We will only accept completed application forms. Please demonstrate in your application how you meet the person specification and our values.

Completed application forms need to be returned to or

HR, Watford Mencap, The Old Town Hall, 105 High Street, Rickmansworth, Herts WD3 1AN.

An enhanced DBS will be required for the successful candidate.