Vacancy for Administrator 20hrs per week

24th April 2017

Stoke-on-Trent Foodbank is looking for a self-motivated, well organised and friendly-natured person to be our Administrator.  The ideal candidate will have a pleasant telephone manner; have office experience and excellent IT skills.  A ‘can do’ attitude is essential, and it’d be ideal to have had experience of working with vulnerable people and Volunteers too.  We hope to find a team player who has a heart for the work of foodbank, in relieving poverty, and who has the willingness to go the extra mile to make a difference in people’s lives.

The role will be based at The Foodbank Office at Hanley Community Fire Station and at our Warehouse in Blurton.

Stoke-on-Trent Foodbank provides three-day emergency food parcels for people in crisis and works in partnership with churches across the city as well as a variety of voluntary and statutory providers to ensure beneficiaries are supported during their crisis period.  More information can be found on our website:  and by liking us on Facebook.

Stoke-on-Trent foodbank is a charity founded on Christian principles. Not every member of the wider team involved in the project is a Christian, but we all subscribe to the same values (included in the job description document) and new team members will be expected to act in accordance with these.

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Application form for Administrator April 2017

Application:       By application form only, with a covering letter.

Clearly demonstrate in your application how you meet all of the essential requirements and attributes that are listed in the person specification.

Handwritten applications will not be accepted.  You are expected to complete the application form yourself, electronically, and type and email a letter yourself to accompany the form. 

We will make our computers available to you on request for a reasonable period of time to complete the application, if you do not have access yourself.

Salary                                  £8 per hour

Paid hours:                        20 hours per week

Contract:                            Fixed Term contract for 1 year (subject to funding)

Closing date:                      Monday 8th May 2017

Interview date:                 Thursday 11th May 2017, between 10am and 2:30pm

Interview location:         Hanley Fire Station, Lower Bethesda Street, Hanley, ST1 3RP

Assessment:                      Interviews will include a 30 minute test of your administrative skills

 Contact:                               For more information if required, please contact:

Corrine Boden-Fernyhough:

Mobile 07732351898  Email

Anna Willcocks:

Mobile: 07833231105  Email:

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