Job Title:  Freelance Chef

Salary:    £12 per hour
Hours:    Freelance start asap

Looking to recruit  someone with the vision and expertise to take Fat Macy’s to the next level.  They need a committed, enthusiastic chef, looking for an exciting new role in an expanding social business. You’ll be involved in every aspect of the food business, while also providing training and support to our Trainees.As a Freelance Chef, the role will be varied and changing. You will work on a range of event and catering enquiries, delivering high quality food to a range of clients across the capital. Fat Macy’s exists to provide a pathway from hostel to home. A large part of what they do is training young people living in homeless hostels and temporary accommodation across London. Alongside the time in the kitchen, you’ll support trainees with their training - acting as a supportive mentor as they complete their traineeship at Fat Macy’s events and beyond.

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Job Title:  Progression and Engagement Officer

Salary:     £24,000 pro rata
Hours:      3 days per week, flexible working encouraged, starting in August

Looking for a committed and enthusiastic individual to work with their trainees, and inspire and motivate them as they progress through the Fat Macy’s Programme. The role will be varied and changing. You’ll be working at the frontline with the current cohort of trainees who are completing the programme, and support them as they plan for their move from hostel to home. From creating support plans, to assisting with budgeting, helping with job searches and liaising between the Fat Macy’s kitchen team to ensure the programme runs smoothly, you’ll meet trainees regularly and be central to the delivery and operations of Fat Macy’s. There are brilliant opportunities for progression - they are planning to launch a
mentoring scheme for trainees to expand their networks. This role will oversee the mentoring relationship and scheme as it’s rolled out for all trainees. They also work closely with a Life Coach, and you will be responsible for tracking these meetings and ensuring the trainees get the most out of these opportunities. You will assist with delivering the Fat Macy’s Training Academy in hostels for people interested in joining Fat Macy’s, working alongside the chef team as they deliver five days of intensive catering training alongside personal development workshops.

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How to Apply (for both positions):
Send your CV to along with a short paragraph why you want to work for Fat Macy's.

School Social Entrepreneurs: Director of Programmes and Learning


Salary:   £57,428 - £63,031 +5% pension
Hours:   35 hours per week, although 28 considered for the right candidate.  Job sharing also possible

Closing Date 22 July 2019, @10am

Looking for a collaborative and strategically minded Director of Programmes and Learning to join the team, someone who identifies with their mission and is passionate about creating social change. This role will suit you if you are motivated by the impact social entrepreneurs, community businesses and social sector leaders can have in tackling society’s biggest problems and if you are energised by the role that learning and support can play in helping bring about transformational social change.

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How to Apply:
To apply for the role, please send a copy of your current CV and a covering letter (maximum 800 words) answering the following questions:

1. What attracted you to apply for this role?
2. What qualities and experience would you bring to the role of Director of Programmes and Learning at SSE?

Please indicate your current or most recent salary, mention where you found out about the role and also include the names of two professional referees, including your current or most recent employer (not included in the 800 word count). Please note that referees will not be approached without your prior knowledge and only following a successful application and final interview. Please send your application to and title your email ‘Director of Programmes and Learning Application’.

First round interviews will be held on Wednesday 31 July and second round on Wednesday 7 August.

Age UK Croydon: Community Builder


Salary:   £19,295 (fte equivalent)
Hours:    2 days a week, rolling contract

To increase the number of community activity bookings at Brigstock Road by 5 hours per week each month.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Building a list of contacts for organisations and groups who would be interested in hiring the rooms at Brigstock Road.
  • Building a list of community activities each of our services would like to be able to refer their clients to. This might include dance, arts, balance and movement, exercise, meals and social activities.
  • Communicating with organisations and groups across the Borough (by phone, post, email and face-face) to tell them about the facilities and encourage them to hire the space.
  • Building a list of what communities activities are available locally in Thornton Heath, to show what gaps there are in service provision and to find out whether some activities are seeking space.
  • Building a relationship with the Thornton Heath Library to find out whether there are ways we can work together.
  • Building a relationship with other large organisations like Crystal Palace Foundation and others.
  • Finding out whether Croydon Council pays for community activities (for example ESOL) and whether these classes are looking for space.
  • This list is not exhaustive.

How to Apply:
If interested please email

Croydon Mencap:  Support Worker


Salary:    £21,274.50 plus pension

Hours:     37.5 hours per week

Closing Date 19 July 2019

As a member of a caring and dynamic team you will support young adults to safely participate in a range of fun activities. You must be willing and able to drive a 9 seater people carrier (normal UK driving licence required) . Previous experience of working with people with learning disabilities is desirable but not essential.

How to Apply:
There are more details of each job plus you can download an application pack from their website.

Croydon Council: Macebearer and Chauffeur


Salary:  £29,766 - £30,708, Grade 7
Hours:   18 hours per week, 12 months fixed term contract

Closing Date 23 July 2019

Looking for a part time macebearer and chauffer to support the Mayor. Success in this important role will be driven by your personal style, competencies and attention to detail. Applications are welcomed from all fields. You’ll be providing chauffeuring and related support meeting the needs of the Mayor and Deputy Mayor in office, and, in particular to attend civic and ceremonial events as driver and attendant. Read more

How to Apply:
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London Learning Foundation: Project Manager


Salary:   £21,000-£25,000 incl olw
Hours:   17.5 hours per week, flexible - initially, fixed term for 6 months

Closing Date 12 July 2019

The post holder will report to the Executive Director of London Learning Foundation, a new health and welbeing charity based in the hearr of East Croydon with a social mission to develop 'communities of wellbeing'.
This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, empathetic person with a passion for developing and delivering an innovative and inclusive programme of wellbeing actiities to join the charity at this early stage.

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How to Apply:
Email your CV and supporting statement to

Happy Heads: Co-Director


Salary: Contact for details
Hours: Contact for details

Closing Date contact for details

An innovative and dynamic organisation which is passionate about supporting those with mental health issues as they seek to empower, educate and encourage others.
At Happy Heads they celebrate gifts rather than diagnostic labels, focusing on strengths not weaknesses while still addressing struggles. As they grow and become a charity later in the year, they are now looking for a 3rd Co Director who will work collaboratively with the other two Co Directors to create solutions to the problems that people with mental health face. They are looking for someone who will be committed on a permanent basis.

How to Apply:
If you would like to have a further conversation regarding this opportunity, please contact:

Ruth Ella Moragas
Happy Heads Co Director

Age UK Croydon: Home Help


Job Title: Home Help
Salary:   £8 per hour rising to £9.50 post training.  Casual worker contract

Hours:   Contact for details

Closing Date:  Ongoing

Age UK Croydon’s Help at Home service provides practical support to older people within the borough of Croydon. Home Helps work in the community to provide help with domestic tasks such as cleaning, shopping, ironing and laundry, visiting Age UK Croydon’s clients in their own homes.

Key qualities:

  • A compassionate nature
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Honest, trustworthy and reliable
  • Able to work flexibly, ideally for more than 8 hours per week

If you are passionate about making a difference to the lives of the older people who use our services, and want to contribute to an organisation which is continuously striving to improve, then we would love to hear from you.
This role will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

How to Apply:
For further information or a full application pack, please email: quoting the job title. Large print application form is also available. Completed application forms should be signed and emailed, to  the above email, with your name and job role in the subject title of the email. Completed signed applications can be returned to 81 Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath,  CR7 7JH for the attention of the Executive Assistant. CV’s will not be accepted.


Bright Futures 4 All:  Part-time Teachers/LSA's


Part time teachers

Salary:  From £20-£25 per hour
Hours:  Mainly Saturday mornings and 2 x week day evenings


Salary:  From £8 per hour
Hours:   Saturday mornings and/or week day evenings

Closing date - ongoing

Bright Futures 4 All, is a small not-for-profit education and training organisation, founded on Christian values. Located in Central Croydon, they offer a range of English and maths programmes. Currently they are keen to hear from teachers of KS2-to-KS4 English and Maths, as well as LSA's.

Looking to employ reliable, honest and enthusiastic individuals who have a genuine interest in supporting children to accelerate in their learning, in a family atmosphere.

Teachers: must have a DBS and a teaching qualification with at least 1 years’ experience of teaching children/adults.

LSA's: must have a DBS and TA qualification/trainee with at least 1 years’ experience working with children/adults.

How to Apply:
If you have a heart for the community and a desire to work within an environment that promotes Christian values, then please contact them on:
Tel:07833-928917/0207- 645-2304  

ASKI:English Tutors


ASKI are looking for tutors and volunteers to teach english to women from BME communities in particular women from Asian backgrounds.

If interest email

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ASKI: Dance Exercise Teachers


Job Title: Fitness Dance Exercise Teachers

Salary: Contact for details

No. of Hours: Contact for details

Role: Dance Exercise teachers required in the Croydon and surrounding areas to teach classes for over 50s.  A range of styles is required

How to Apply: Please send your CV to