Summary: The Centre for Better Health (CBH) is a community charity that supports people in their personal recovery from mental ill health and that promotes wellbeing. As a part of this, we have developed an artisan bakery in Hackney with the aim of producing quality bread (using mainly long-fermentation methods) and providing training placements for individuals. This is an interesting and exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about real bread and supporting good mental health in the local community.









Business Name: Better Health Bakery


Location: London

Closing Date: 31-08-2017

Remuneration: London Living Wage £17,745 plus paid holiday

Job Description: There are two main elements to this role. The bakery assistant will work to the lead baker in
supporting the smooth operation and development of the bakery. The other element to this role will be to support individuals who will be on placement in the bakery. An essential requirement will be for the bakery assistant to be a flexible individual whose focus will be the success of the project in its vision and on a day to day practical level.

• General bread production responsibilities: mixing, bench, and oven work
• Flexible support of bakery functioning including deliveries, retail and market
• Management of the bakery space - including COSHH and HACCP compliance
• Mentoring and training of bakery trainees
• Contribution to team meetings and bakery development
• Able to work shifts, the bakery operates 7 days a week and early bake shifts are to be expected

The job description is not exhaustive and may change depending on the need and development of the project and organisation

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure

Contract: Permanent

Expected Hours: Full time - shift work expected incl. early bake shifts and some weekends expected

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