Catering Assistant/Cook – Ella’s Café Lounge – Chelston/Preston

£11.85 per hour (£18,466 per annum pro rata based on 30 hours p/w contract)

Part-Time hours – Up to a maximum of 30 hours per week

Ella’s Café Lounges at Chelston & Preston


Make Every Day Count! Could you be our next Catering Assistant/Cook?

About Us

At Rowcroft we’re redefining charity retail, offering an exceptional shopping experience to our customers. Our diverse range of shops, including boutiques, high street, furniture, vintage, and cafes, set the stage for an unparalleled retail journey

Your Opportunity

Are you ready to elevate your retail career while making a meaningful difference? Look no further! As a member of the Rowcroft Retail team, you’ll play a vital role in generating essential income to support our patients and their loved ones across South Devon. Each day you’ll contribute to our cause and be part of something.

What We Offer

  • Impactful Work Environment: Immerse yourself in creating a warm and inviting atmosphere for our customers. Your creativity will shine as you curate a hospitality experience that stands out.
  • Collaborative Team: Join a dynamic passionate team that together maximises our commercial opportunity and creates a real, positive impact.
  • Values-Based & Fair: At Rowcroft, our values guide us in all that we do. Fair terms and conditions and a people-centric approach are at the heart of our organisation.
  • Opportunity for Growth: Your dedication will be recognised and rewarded. We’re invested in your professional development and growth.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll work alongside the Cook/Manager, Café Assistant and a small team of volunteers, preparing great food and creating a fantastic customer experience to help establish and grow our café lounge business. You’ll need previous kitchen and food prep experience, a passion for all things food and hospitality, with a commitment to exceeding our customers’ expectations.

Take a look here to find out what our team says about working at Rowcroft and the employee benefits on offer.

How to Apply

If you’re excited about making a difference while thriving in a retail role that goes beyond the ordinary, we want to hear from you! Reach out to us today to explore this incredible opportunity.

Please send your completed Application Form (download below) or your CV along with an expression of interest outlining why you think you are the right person for the role to

Contact Us

For an informal discussion about the role, please call Caroline Wannell, Head of Retail on 07770 955 062

Start your journey with Rowcroft and help to turn each day into the best day possible for our patients, and their loved ones across South Devon, and you.


Closing Date: Applications will be shortlisted as and when received

Interviews:    Arranged on application      


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Rowcroft Hospice – Rowcroft House Foundation Ltd
Avenue Road, Torquay, Devon TQ2 5LS
Registered Charity No. 282723

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