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Meals at Home Operator
  • Employer: Runnymede Borough Council
  • Reference: 2117CS
  • Published: Fri 30/09/2022, 16:16 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/10/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Weekends
  • Hours: 9 hours per week, alternate weekends
  • Salary: £18,696- £21,347 pro rated per annum (plus £20 allowance per shift at weekends)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Runnymede Borough Council, Surrey Heath House, Camberley, Surrey

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Meals at Home Operator

Community Services Operator – Meals at Home

£18,696- £21,347 pro rated per annum (plus £20 allowance per shift) 

Working Pattern –  Saturday, Sunday, – 9:00am – 2:00pm , 10am-2pm (9 hours every other weekend)


Now more than ever, providing support to the most vulnerable within our Community is a key challenge for the Community Services Partnerhip of Runnymede & Surrey Heath Borough Councils, as we work to support residents to continue to live independently at home.  One of the core Community Services provided in support of this, is our Meals at Home service, delivering a hot lunch time meal and cold tea pack for evenings, to some of the most vulnerable residents of our communities, seven days a week.


We are looking for a committed, reliable and flexible person to join our team, delivering meals Saturday & Sunday every other weekend 9am-2pm one shift and 10am-2pm for the other shift. A £20 shift allowance is paid in addition to the salary for the weekend post.


You will need to have a full driving licence and able to deliver up to 40 meals per shift, requiring entering and exiting the vehicle on multiple occasions, negotiating flights of stairs etc. within a short space of time.  You will need to be able to communicate clearly with customers and be clear in information you are providing.  In addition, you will act as the eyes and ears for family members and others, checking on the welfare of customers and reporting any noticeable changes or concerns to your supervisor. 


Working both as part of a small team and independently when delivering meals, you will need to have a positive, friendly approach, as well as being able to show understanding and empathy to the needs and concerns of those who you support from providing meals.


If you would like further information on this highly rewarding role, please contact Aline Poulter on 01276 707659 or by emailing


Closing date: 16th October 2022

Interview date: TBC