Job Title: Lunch Club Assistant

Location – Aldershot, Heronwood Road

Hours: 09.30 – 1.30 (4 hours) every Thursday.

To be successful in this role you will need:

Experience with preparing, heating and serving suitable meals.

Basic food hygiene, although this can be provided

An understanding of the needs of older people

To be a good team player, although it is a small team.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Open the centre and set up furniture, as directed by the Lunch Club Co-ordinator

Welcome service users and provide refreshments, supported by volunteers.

Collect lunch money and ensure this is recorded on the attendance sheet.

Assist co-ordinator to check dietary requirements and meal selection.

Assist co-ordinator with serving of meals, clearing of tables and kitchen. Some washing up may be required although there is a dishwasher.

Lock up the centre at the end of the morning.

There may be the need to cover for the co-ordinator in their absence.


In addition to the personal satisfaction you will gain from making a real difference to the lives of older people and working as part of a friendly team, we will provide you with the following benefits:

  • All the training and support required to succeed in this role and for your continual personal development
  • Training is provided free of charge and time is paid
  • Free DBS check
  • Minimum of 29 days holiday including bank holidays (based on working full-time)
  • Enhanced annual leave after five years to reward long service and dedication
  • Contributory Pension scheme
  • Free parking (subject to availability)