Job Description

Casual Delivery & Support Worker

Hours of Work

Hours can range from 3 to 21 hours a week.
Delivery rounds run between 10:45am to 14:45pm every day of the week (Monday-Sunday).
The Food Shed CIC operates 365 days a year.

Rate of Pay

£7.20 per hour

Responsible To

Operational Manager


To deliver pre-prepared meals to clients in Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot, checking that clients are well and safe at home.

The Food Shed CIC Objectives

Older adults and vulnerable adults in Bridgend County and Neath Port Talbot County:

  • Are nourished and healthy
  • Are supported to live independently within their own homes
  • Report improved wellbeing and social inclusion

Main Duties

  • To deliver meals according to route details given and within set timescales
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures includng food hygiene, safeguarding vulnerable adults and lone working
  • To complete all the relevant paperwork accurately and in a timely manner
  • To monitor health and wellbeing of customers and report any deterioration to the Operational Manager as soon as it has been identified
  • To deliver health initiatives in accordance with The Food Shed CICs procedures
  • Any other tasks that are relevant to the role or the operational running of The Food Shed

Person Specification

E – Essential       D – Desirable


  • GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths (D)


  • Experience of supporting older or vulnerable adults (E)
  • Experience of working or volunteering within the community (D)
  • Experience of working in the Voluntary Sector (D)


  • Exceptional cutomer service (E)
  • Good written and verbal communication (E)
  • Good listening skills (E)
  • Problem solver (E)


  • Compassionate and honest (E)
  • Motivated with a positive outlook (E)
  • Responsible (E)
  • Reliable and punctual (E)
  • Hard working (E)
  • Friendly and Helpful (E)


  • Well-presented and professional (E)
  • Full clean driving licence and access to car (E)
  • Knowledge of the local area (D)
  • Flexibility (E)

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