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We have an exciting opportunity for a fixed-term Community Worker to help our existing Community Worker to deliver two affordable food pantry sessions per week, and two Living Room (warm space) sessions a week over the winter months, from December 2023 until the end of March 2024.  You will be responsible for the "on the day" delivery of sessions, including managing the volunteer team, receiving and unloading food deliveries, taking payments and other aspects of team leading as required.

Key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Under the direction of the Community Worker, work with the wider team to deliver weekly pantry and Living Room sessions.

  • Deal with, and respond appropriately to, general enquiries relating to either Oasis Living Room or Oasis Pantry.

  • Represent Oasis at all times including sharing the ethos and values of Oasis

  • Build relationships with the people using the services, offering support and signposting them to other appropriate services.

  • To ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations particularly in relation to GDPR, food hygiene and health and safety.

  • To manage and organize Pantry & Living Room equipment and resources.

  • To handle cash and card payments, keys, and be responsible for opening & closing spaces for sessions.

The successful post holder must have:

  • Proven people skills and experience in relation to community work or the charity sector.

  • Able to liaise with staff and volunteers from external organisations at all levels.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing national organisation, making a difference to communities on a local level, while improving your employability skills.

The closing date will be 8th December at 9am, with interviews W/C 13th December.

We actively encourage applications from people of all ethnic backgrounds and minority and underrepresented groups. 

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks. The successful candidate will need to be provide proof of the right to work in the UK.

Oasis supports Equal Opportunities. Registered Charity No. 1026487

Fixed Term Community Worker


£23,352 FTE


16 per week fixed hours, including 1 evening (Mondays 5pm – 9pm, Thursdays 10am-4.30pm, Fridays 10am – 3.30pm, some flexibility in exact timings)

Contract Type:

Fixed term Dec 23 - end March 24


Oasis Church Bath, Fountain Buildings, The Paragon, Bath, BA1 5DU

Close Date:

Friday, 8 December 2023

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