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Vacancies

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Our working culture is inclusive, friendly, and positive. HILS staff come from a wide range of backgrounds, and we are proud to support people who face barriers to entering or returning to employment. We believe in paying people a fair wage, which is why all our staff are paid at least the Real Living Wage Foundation’s Real Living Wage.

Find out more about our current vacancies below!

Current vacancies – Hertfordshire

Ref: SL-MOW:HERT-1305

Hours: Saturday and Sunday 8am until 3pm

Hourly rate: £13.60 per hour weekends

Location: Primary base site will be Hertford SG13 7BH

Contract type: Permanent

Role Summary:

The primary function of the Shift Lead role is to provide support to ensure the smooth running of HILS’ meals services. The successful post-holder will be expected to offer excellent customer service to internal and external parties, ensuring clients’ safety and wellbeing is priority.

For more information about this role, please see job description (here)

To apply for this position, candidates will need to send a CV or complete the attached application form along to jobs@hils-uk.org, or use the submission form on this page.

 

 

Ref: STRAFA:Letch0524

Hours: Part-time, 2 days per month (15 hrs), with options for extra days based on seasonal pressure points within the financial year

Hourly rate: Competitive day rate, to be discussed with the successful candidate

Location: Letchworth, SG6 1HB

Contract type: Permanent

Description Health & Independent Living Support (HILS)
HILS is a charitable social enterprise that was established in 2007. HILS employs over 400 people and supports around 20,000 older and disabled people each year. Operating across Hampshire, Hertfordshire, and West Sussex, HILS’ meals on wheels service is the largest in the UK. A wider range of home and community-based health and wellbeing support is also provided in Hertfordshire. HILS’ vision is to support as many people as possible with caring preventative services, so that they can remain happy, healthy, and independent in their homes.
Role summary :
The Strategic Finance Advisor is an important role within HILS’ Finance Team. It will help to sustain and shape our recent, rapid growth and support the Executive Team with setting the strategy of the Finance function of the organisation. This role reports to the Deputy Chief Executive and will work closely with the Head of Finance and Executive Team.

Candidate requirements :

  • Relevant accounting  qualification/experience.
  • Strong data analytic skills – able to present complex data in a clear and useful way.
  • Understanding KPI management reporting and data modelling.
  • Understanding of the challenges facing small and medium enterprises, and the charitable sector.

For more information about this role, please see job description (here)

How to Apply:

Complete the application form and send to jobs@hils-uk.org, or use the submission form on this page. You can also apply on Indeed.

Closing date for applications – 31st May 2024 (although candidates will be  interviewed on a rolling basis).

 

 

Hours: 11am to 2pm

Hourly rate: £12.00 on weekdays, £12.60 on weekends

Location: Various

Contract type: Permanent

Description:

Role Summary:

The primary function is to deliver hot community meals to vulnerable, disabled, and elderly clients across Hertfordshire.

We operate from 4 sites in Hertfordshire and currently have vacancies at: – St Albans (AL3 5BU) – Hemel (HP2 4EU) – Hertford (SG13 7BH) – Letchworth (SG6 1HB)

Qualifications & Job Requirements:

Essential qualifications for the role are: • Full UK driving licence • Ability to understand written and oral English • Satisfactory DBS check • The right to work in the UK

For more information about this role, please see job description (here)

How to Apply:

Complete the application form and send to jobs@hils-uk.org, or use the submission form on this page. You can also apply on Indeed.

Current vacancies – Hampshire

Reference: CTM-Hampshire 1804

Hours:Shifts are 4h per day (10.30am to 2.30pm)

Available Shifts:

  • 20h per week (5 days over 7, including some weekends)
  • 8h per week (2days over 7 including some weekends)

Hourly rate: £12.00

Location: Itchen Abbas, SO21 1BQ

Contract type: Permanent

Description:

Role Summary:

The primary function is to deliver hot meals and tea packs to older, disabled, and vulnerable, clients across Hampshire. Every visit includes a caring welfare check to help every client to stay happy, healthy, and independent in their home.

Qualifications & Job Requirements:

Essential qualifications for the role are: • Full UK driving licence • Ability to understand written and oral English • Satisfactory DBS check • The right to work in the UK

For more information about this role, please see job description (here)

How to Apply:

Complete the application form and send to jobs@hils-uk.org, or use the submission form on this page. You can also apply on Indeed.

West Sussex

Reference: SC-Ford-0905

Hours: The successful candidate will be required to work 37.5 hours a week, flexibly between the hours of 08:00 till 17.00. This will be subject to the line manager’s discretion.

This contract will be up to 5 days over 7, but we will also consider part-time work – please state if you are looking for part-time work during the recruitment process. This role will involve weekend working.

Hourly rate: £12.60

Location: This role is based at HILS’ Meals on Wheels site in Ford, but covers all HILS’ West Sussex sites and the candidate may be asked to travel to all locations as and when required. HILS’ West Sussex sites are Ford, BN18 0HY; Horsham, RH12 1GZ; and other sites based in West Sussex. A company vehicle is usually provided for travel between sites, otherwise mileage will be paid.

Contract type: Permanent

Description: Health and Independent Living Support (HILS) is a growing charitable social enterprise, providing services to clients in Hertfordshire and West Sussex to enable them to live independently in their own homes.

The primary function is to provide support to ensure the smooth running of all of HILS’ stock ordering and management processes in West Sussex.

The successful post-holder will be expected to offer excellent customer service to internal and external parties.

General responsibilities:

To ensure the successful daily management of stock, and to cover stock management and food picking for all sites, including the transportation of food between sites, as and when required. Cover admin office as required Cover delivery rounds as required Assist with daily picking of meals as required To complete all Company procedures, as required To participate in general staff meetings To adhere to HILS ‘clear desk’ policy To attend any training as required To ensure that you conduct yourself in accordance with your responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work act 1974 To ensure compliance with the Food Safety Act 1995 and any subsequent amendments and all other relevant Food Hygiene legislation and guidelines.

Important note:

This is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities of this post. The jobholder may be required to carry out other duties as directed by your line manager and other members of the Leadership Team, the responsibility level of which should not exceed those outlined above.

Qualifications & Job Requirements:

Essential:

Full UK driving licence

Ability to understand written and oral English

Satisfactory DBS check

The right to work in the UK

Desirable:

Food hygiene certificate

Clean driving licence

Basic first aid

Flexibility to work weekends and provide cover as required

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

Essential:

Good office experience

Good IT skills with knowledge of Word and Excel, and ability to learn a new computer system.

Desirable:

Experienced in working with the elderly

Experience of stock control.

Personal Qualities:

Essential:

Able to communicate with customers effectively

A team player

Reliable

Ability to work on own initiative

Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

For more information about this role, please see job description (here)

How to Apply:

Complete the application form and send to jobs@hils-uk.org, or use the submission form on this page. You can also apply on Indeed.

 

Reference: CTM-Horsham-2504

Hours: Zero Hour contract 

Shifts are 4h per day (10.00am to 2.00pm)

Hourly rate: £12.00

Location: Horsham, RH12 1GZ

Contract type: Permanent

Description:

Role Summary:

The primary function is to deliver hot meals and tea packs to older, disabled, and vulnerable, clients across West Sussex. Every visit includes a caring welfare check to help every client to stay happy, healthy, and independent in their home.

Qualifications & Job Requirements:

Essential qualifications for the role are: • Full UK driving licence • Ability to understand written and oral English • Satisfactory DBS check • The right to work in the UK

For more information about this role, please see job description (here)

How to Apply:

Complete the application form and send to jobs@hils-uk.org, or use the submission form on this page. You can also apply on Indeed.

Ref: SLWS-2204

Hours;  37.5 hours per week , 08:00am until 16:00pm , inclusive of a 30-minute break. This contract will be up to 5 days over 7, but we will also consider part-time work – please state if you are looking for part-time work during the recruitment process. This role will involve weekend working.

Salary : £13.60 per hour

Location: This role is based at HILS’ Meals on Wheels site in Ford (BN18 0HY), but covers all HILS’ West Sussex sites and the candidate will be expected to travel to all locations as and when required. HILS’ West Sussex sites are Ford, BN18 0HY; Horsham, RH12 1GZ; and other sites based in West Sussex. A company vehicle is usually provided for travel between sites, otherwise mileage will be paid.

Contract Type: Permanent

Role Summary:

Health and Independent Living Support (HILS) is a growing charitable social enterprise, providing services to clients in Hampshire, Hertfordshire, and West Sussex to enable them to live independently in their own homes.

The primary function of the Shift Lead role is to provide support to ensure the smooth running of HILS’ meals services. The successful post-holder will be expected to offer excellent customer service to internal and external parties, ensuring clients’ safety and wellbeing is priority.

For more information about this role, please see job description (here)

To apply for this position, candidates will need to send a CV or complete the attached application form along to jobs@hils-uk.org, or use the submission form on this page.

Closing Date for applications is 22nd April 2024.

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”Special mention to the staff at the Hemel site, especially Annie who I have phoned on a couple of occasions to change various menu choices. Excellent customer service skills. Also Karen from the nutrition team.”

Daughter of HILS client