Jobs @ Compassion Food Bank

A job vacacany has arisen at Compassion Food Bank for  


Administrator - 17.5 hours per week - £8,190 per annum

The successful applicant will cary out general administrative duties within Compassion Food Bank. The post requires good IT and communication skills as well as experience of social media


The vacancy is for 3 Years Fixed Term

Please download the job description and application pack via our


or email


For more information please contact Mr Clive Whittle on 0161 277 7646

Closing date for applications:  Tuesday 12th September 2017


Interviews will take place on:  Monday 25th September 2017

The start date for the successful candidate will be the week commencing 2nd October 2017

Completed application forms must be returned to:

Mr Clive Whittle

Compassion Prison Ministry

City View House

5 Union Street



M12 4JD



CPM is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications under

Section 5 2 (d) Race Relations Act 1976



TITLE:                                    Administrator

HOURS:                                17.5 hours per week     

SALARY:                              £8190 per annum

HOLIDAYS                           14 days annual leave plus public holidays

REPORT TO:                        Food Bank Project Coordinator

ROLE DESCRIPTION:       Carry out general administrative duties within Compassion Food Bank

WORKING PATTERN:       Although the majority of the work would be done during normal 9-5 office hours, there will also be a requirement for some evening and weekend work to fulfil the role. However hours will be flexible to accommodate this within the 20 hour average working week


  • To maintain food bank filing systems (manual and online)

  • To be the first point of contact for enquiries, responding on behalf of the foodbank to letters and emails

  • To interview food bank users and order food parcels

  • To order equipment, office stock and stationary

  • To maintain a foodbank phone and email account

  • To update the website and maintain social media presence

  • To update staff notice boards

  • To ensure working areas are kept clean and tidy

  • To attend and assist in events to promote Compassion Food Bank

  • Support the Project Coordinator and Volunteer Co-ordinator as necessary

  • To be available from time to time for additional duties.


Key Skills

  1. An ability to work flexibly, identify problems and create solutions.

  2. Good communication skills both oral and written

  3. Good IT skills including Windows, email, internet, spreadsheets

  4. Good knowledge and experience of social media including twitter, Facebook, Instagram etc.


Person Attributes

  • Must subscribe to CPM’s mission, goals and values.

  • An ability to work within a team, maintain confidentiality and to work with a variety of people with different beliefs, values and traditions.

  • Self-motivated, with an ability to use initiative and to work responsibly

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Value all of the users of Compassion Food Bank

  • Honesty and Integrity