Thanks to recipes donated by food poverty blogger, campaigner and author Jack Monroe, foodbanks will be trialling the use of recipe cards to help their clients create tasty budget meals. In conjuction with Oxfam, the recipes extracted from Jack's new book  'A Girl Called Jack', are for simple, wholesome recipes, easy to make and great for feeding a family. For more information and the recipes please see Jack's blog

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Long Eaton & Sawley foodbank Manager

12 hours per week

Salary £22,000 pro rata

£11.43 per hour

Demand for the Long Eaton & Sawley foodbank has grown since its opening in October 2012, most particularly in recent months.  The foodbank has secured funding from Derbyshire County Council to employ a part-time Manager for one year.

The Manager will oversee all operational aspects of the existing foodbank project and will establish a new weekly foodbank outlet in Sawley.  The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to plan and manage a new project, excellent communication skills, understanding in dealing with vulnerable people and a passion for justice.

Closing date: Thursday 17 April 2014

Interviews will be held during week commencing Monday 28 April 2014

To download an application form click here and for further information relating to the application click on the following: job description  person specification and application form guidance notes 

Alternatively, please send a large A4 s.a.e. (90p) to Church Offfice, St John’s Church, Canal Street, Long Eaton, NG10 4NL.

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