Paddock Food Fayre – 22nd September 2012

Paddock Community Trust logoFood Fayre
Saturday 22nd September 2012
10am to 4pm

Paddock Village Hall
West View


Paddock Community Trust are holding their first annual Food Fayre. The event includes stalls from local food suppliers, cookery demonstrations, children’s activities, face painting, competitions, live music, bar and cafe.

Free entry.

Please come along to find out about local food in Paddock.

Local Food Cafe / Kitchen Manager job

Local Food Cafe / Kitchen Manager

Hours: Full-Time (37 hours per week and may include some weekend work)

Salary: £20,000 per annum

Closing date: April 4th 2012

Paddock Community Trust require an experienced cafe / kitchen manager to lead an exciting new BIG Lottery funded project supporting local food growing and healthy eating in Paddock until 2014. The successful applicant will manage West View Cafe – a new cafe / kitchen facility at Paddock Village Hall and coordinate the work of volunteers in the effective running of the cafe and local food sales through our community shop opening in May 2012.

We are seeking an experienced manager, with appropriate qualifications and relevant commercial experience, who has the drive, enthusiasm and skills to develop the long term sustainability of West View Cafe. We believe this is a unique opportunity for an enterprising and imaginative individual with a genuine interest in the benefits of local food growing to play an important part in the Trust’s strategic development. The Cafe manager will also work with our Local food partners in Kirklees in developing the long term aims of this project beyond 2014.

The ability to communicate effectively with a range of staff, volunteers and customers is essential. Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications is highly desirable and is the ability to drive as a limited amount of travel may be required. An enhanced Criminal Records Bureau disclosure will be required at the expense of the Trust. The Cafe manager will also work with the Trust’s Training manager to develop and implement a varied training programme in both horticulture and catering.

Paddock Community Trust is a registered charity with an established track record in community development project work and operates a number of programmes in adult learning, the environment and health and well-being throughout Kirklees.

To apply submit a CV and covering letter detailing your skills and experience to:

Simon Ashbee
Managing Director Paddock Trust
Paddock Village Hall
West View, Paddock
Huddersfield HD1 4TX

Tel: 01484 431400

Local Food Cafe Vacancy (pdf)

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