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Better Health Bakery
Posted: 26 Apr 2022
Deadline: 10 Jun 2022
The Centre for Better Health (CBH) is a community charity that supports wellbeing and recovery from mental ill health. Our services include a low-cost integrative counselling service; the Better Health Hub, which offers movement, craft and therapeutic courses; and our social enterprise (comprising of Better Health Bikes, Better Health Bakery and Better Health Products), which offers 12-week training placements for individuals that have been distanced from work owing to mental ill health.
Role objective: The Better Health Bakery is an artisan bakery in Hackney created with the aims of producing quality sourdough bread, pastries and lunches while providing training placements for individuals to support their employment prospects as part of their recovery. The Volunteer baker’s primary role is to assist with the production of sourdough bread and pastries, as well as support trainees on placement with us. This is an interesting, fun and rewarding role for someone who is passionate about “real bread” and supporting good mental health in the local community.
What we’re looking for:
The following will be assessed during the application process and trial shifts:
We will be looking for a minimum of:
What we offer:
Commitment: The role requires a commitment of one day per week for six months. Roles can be extended beyond this point upon mutual agreement. We require volunteers to attend two trial days and to supply at least one employment and/or character reference. If these are completed successfully, upon mutual agreement the placement will start thereafter. With assistance from CBH, all volunteers will need to apply for a DBS Disclosure Certificate as part of their induction process.
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About Better Health Bakery
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. We run a successful artisan bakery, The Better Health Bakery, that as a social enterprise provides training placements for individuals to support their employment prospects as part of their recovery.