Job Vacancies

Currently, we are recruiting for a Cook/Co-ordinator and a Charity Manager. The application forms & job descriptions are downloadable below:

WHCE Cook / Co-ordinator

SALARY: Hourly Rate: – £8.91 per hour

CONTRACT: Initially a 6 month, fixed term contract (to be reviewed)

HOURS: 16 Hours per week, with flexibility to provide occasional cover at evening and weekend events)

CLOSING DATE:  Midnight 04/08/21.

Job purpose and objectives

To run the Café to a high standard for the West Howe Community. To work with volunteers and the Community Development & Volunteer Manager to develop and improve the service provision.

The role of the Cook is to:

  • Work with volunteers to ensure the successful preparation and serving of nutritionally balanced and attractively presented meals at the Well-being Café for the local community attending the Henry Brown Community Centre.

  • Ensure cleanliness of the food preparation and service areas to meet the needs of the local community. Ensuring the kitchen operates efficiently and is a safe and hygienic working environment

  • Work with the Community Development and Volunteer Manager to develop the service and menu selection.

Additional Information:

Must have a Food Hygiene Certificate (or be prepared to obtain).

Experience of catering for large numbers and be able to work flexibly.

Currently we are delivering hot cooked meals to our vulnerable residents. The café is open 4 days a week for standard breakfast and lunch service, Monday, and Tuesday 8:00 – 14:00 and Friday 8:00 – 14:30. We also hold occasional events at weekends and in the evening. We are hoping to expand these services going forwards.

Once completed please return to:

Charity Manager

West Howe Community Enterprises – Bournemouth BH11 8DU

£31,000 a year – Full-time, Contract – Temporarily remote

WHCE exists to improve the quality of life for people in West Howe through social events and capacity building. Creating opportunities to connect, be active, learn, give and raise awareness.

The role of the Charity Manager is to: –

Ensure the successful delivery of WHCE’s vision, business plan and funded projects

Develop the organisation and its activities to meet the needs of the local community

Please apply to West Howe Community Enterprises for a full application pack

Reference ID: CM2021

Contract length: 24 months

Application deadline: 18/07/2021

Shortlisting 19/07/21 and Interviews 1st and 2nd August 21

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: £31,000.00 per year


  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay
  • Work from home


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends

COVID-19 considerations:
All staff and community members are required to wear a mask, hand sanitiser is available, visitors to the centre are required to record their visit. Staff are able to take Lateral Flow tests regularly All regulations are strictly adhered to

Work remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19