At ExtraCare our vision is simple; we want to create better lives for older people. We want to broaden horizons, not limit them. We seek to foster independence, not simply deal with dependence. We aim to help older people stay active in body and mind for as long as possible and volunteering is at the heart of what we do; we rely on the support of thousands of valued volunteers to ensure our services remain affordable for all.

Purpose of these roles:

The purpose of this role is to assist in the restaurant during mealtimes (Any day of the week between 10am and 2pm).

The Restaurant Volunteer’s main tasks:
• To assist with serving food and drinks to the residents and their visitors
• Assist with the cutting up of food if required
• Clearing tables and washing up
• Providing glasses and cutlery if required
• Cash handling and processing the payments for lunches and drinks
• Operating a till
• Keeping the restaurant area as tidy as possible and free from Health and Safety hazards

Key skills needed for this role:
• Pleasant, friendly personality, patient with a mature attitude.
• Trustworthy, honest, reliable.
• Ability to work in a team and under own initiative

This role does not include the following tasks:
• Personal care tasks
• Administering medication
• Advice or support in relation to a person’s financial affairs
• No transferring (manual handling) of residents
• Assisting residents to eat

Training and Development:
• Completion of a Food Hygiene Training course will be required (Organised by ExtraCare)
• Accessing training required to carry out the role and to further personal development
• Accumulating relevant work experience
• Direction and support
How to apply: If you would like to apply for this role then please contact Vicki at [email protected]  or call 0121 503 1000.