North Paddington Foodbank are currently recruiting for a part time project assistant to work two days a week for a total of 14 hours. North Paddington Food Bank is a registered charity supporting local residents experiencing crisis and working with local partners to form part of a holistic support system for those who need it.

CONTRACT TYPE                                                                                        SALARY

Temporary for 6 months with possibility for extension                     £10.55 per hour

14 hours per week, fixed day on a Wednesday and then either Thursday or Friday


– Accurate data input of sensitive documents using our Link2Feed recording system

– Providing input and feedback into the data recording and monitoring process

– Generating statistics for monitoring, development and fundraising purposes

– General administrative duties 

– Contributing to the food banks case management and referral process

– Registering people who need to use the foodbank and ensuring that they are well supported

– Supporting and overseeing volunteers and ensuring that any necessary administration around their roles is undertaken

– Assisting with the collecting and sorting of food donations

– Making deliveries and supporting food bank users who are housebound


The right candidate will;

– Have excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, with a particular ability to be empathetic and supportive

– Experience with data entry/administrative or similar roles would be preferred

– Have a keen eye for detail and accuracy

– Methodical approach to work

– Will be computer literate, familiar with Microsoft Office and able to learn new systems

– Able to follow strict confidentiality procedures

– Have excellent typing speeds and accuracy


-A clean and current driver’s license 

Responsible to:                      

Food bank manager             

Candidates will be required to undergo criminal convictions check (DBS) before starting work.

Candidates must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK.

If interested; please send a CV and cover letter detailing your suitability for the role, based on the person specifications, to Please title you email: Project Assistant application- your initials

For more information about the application process or the organisation; please call James or Phyllis on 0207 266 3347 or email us at

North Paddington Foodbank is an equal opportunities employer.

Application closing date: 23rd August 2019

Interview date: 3rd September

Start Date: 18th September