Job reference number:

East Sussex

Hours per week:
37.5 hours

Contract type:
Fixed Term - 12 months

£20,475 FTE

The Grace Eyre Foundation is a charity that has been working with people with learning disabilities since 1898, across Sussex and parts of London and the head office is based in Hove. Our mission is to be led by people with learning disabilities the in delivery of high-quality housing, support, employment, and activities in their local communities

 Brief outline of the role

Grace Eyre is looking to recruit a Hospitality Worker to support the smooth running of the café in the Grace Eyre Head Office in Montefiore Road, Hove. The café is an important social space for the organization and you will be part of the wider Active Lives service. The Active Lives service delivers day activities, services and projects for people with learning disabilities and/ or autism.

This is a fun and enjoyable role which would suit a social and outgoing person who enjoys working with people, e.g. staff, people we support, volunteers and students. Your responsibilities will include serving light refreshments, handling money & card transactions and ensuring the cleanliness & hygiene checks of the café remain of a high standard.

Good IT skills are essential for updating stock checks/ rotation and ordering of new food, keeping accessible information/ documents and maintaining risk assessments, and daily and weekly checks.

There will be times when you will be expected to work with the Grace Eyre reception staff team to support the running of the reception. This will be through work with the Employment Project and covering any absences.

You will receive a full induction and regular support & training.

Staff benefits include:

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement – Starting at 24 days a year increasing to a maximum of 29 days, plus bank holiday entitlement
  • Additional paid celebration day
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Generous refer-a-friend scheme of £400 once probation is completed after referral
  • One paid volunteering day a year
  • Enhanced employer pension contribution – 5% employer contribution
  • Death in service of triple the employees annual salary
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Banded Pay Scale’s with clear salary progression

We are also:

  • A Living Wage employer
  • Accredited as an Investors in People employer
  • Accredited as a Level 2 Disability Confident employer

Successful applicants will be required to provide details of 2 referees (one must be your most recent employer) and undertake an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Closing Date: 08/02/2023

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