Sessional Cook                                              


Recruiting Organisation: Age UK West Sussex, Brighton & Hove

Working hours: Variable hours, 2 days a week
Salary: £10.90 – £12 per hour
Location: Adur Community Clubs (Shoreham & Sompting)


Age UK is the UK’s leading charity enabling older people over 50 to Love Later Life. Age UK West Sussex, Brighton & Hove (AUKWSBH), is an independent local charity working in the community to help older people, their families and their carers. They provide an array of services and activities that meet the needs and interests of the communities they support, providing opportunities for people to get out, have fun, socialise and build friendships. Their vision is to inspire and enable people in West Sussex, Brighton & Hove to Love Later Life. It really is a great place to work if you really want to make a difference in people’s lives.


The Role

AUKWSBH have an exciting opportunity for someone to join the amazing Adur Localities team. They are looking for an experienced, dedicated and reliable cook who can plan, prepare and cook meals for around 20-30 older people each Tuesday and Thursday.

  • You will be required to prepare food, whilst maintaining exceptional levels of hygiene as well as be involved in cooking and serving dishes & completing the SFBB pack daily.
  • You will need to support and guide volunteers to work safely and will need to be great with people, driven and focused in what they need to achieve.
  • They are looking for someone as either bank or self employed to be able to cover Tuesdays and Thursday but there is opportunity to work additional hours covering absences or for special events as needed.
  • This post requires you to have a full driving licence and use of a car.

This is an exciting opportunity, giving the successful candidate the opportunity to deliver a service which will improve people’s lives and make a real difference.


Read job description & person specification – Click Here


To arrange an informal chat, please contact Rowan Hillier, Senior Development Manager by emailing

To apply please download an application form –  or email your CV with a full covering letter referring to the person specification, as to why you are suitable for the role to


Closing Date: Ongoing.

Please apply early to avoid dissappointment as the post may close sooner.







To find put more about the role please contact Help at Home team who will be more than happy to chat to you, call on 01903 726276 or email

As an employer, they want to see the diversity of communities reflected in the workforce. They believe that employing a rich mix of people from a range of different backgrounds with fresh ideas and different perspectives is key to enabling them to continually improve their services to the diverse communities they serve. They welcome and encourage applications from all members of the community. They are committed to ensuring that the recruitment process is as inclusive as possible for everyone and this includes making reasonable adjustments for disabled people.


Closing date: This is an ongoing post and shall be rolling till 31st July, 2022

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