Improving The Lives of Disabled People

Would you like to join the team here at Dial West Cheshire? We have plenty of opportunities for you to become involved. Check back at this page regularly to see what opportunities we have to offer.

Paid Vacancies

Kitchen Assistant and Cook: 20-25 hours per week, up to £18,278 (pro rata)

We are seeking a suitably experienced and enthusiastic person to support the delivery of the Dial House café service. The café is a thriving point of contact for disabled people and others in the local community, serving home-cooked food and snacks. This rewarding role is an exciting opportunity to champion Dial West Cheshire’s values, put your team, customers and community first and help us take forward our plans for growth.

Purpose of the role: Reporting to the Café Manager you will prepare and cook meals, as well as supervise volunteers, to ensure the smooth day to day running of the Dial House café. You will need experience of preparing, cooking and serving home-cooked food, snacks and cakes, as well as the ability to supervise and support the development of team members (including volunteers with disabilities and learning difficulties). Equally important is an innovative and creative approach to the development of a sustainable café and catering service.

To apply, download the documents below and follow the instructions. The closing date is Tuesday 31 May 2022. Interviews will take place early June. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Keith Roper, telephone 01244 345 655.

DWC Recruitment pack – Kitchen Assistant Cook – May 2022

DWC Person Specification Template – Kitchen Assistant Cook – May 2022


Dial West Cheshire is a thriving local charity that has been providing services and support to disabled people and older people since 1986. Here at Dial West Cheshire we develop people from the community to help others within the community by offering a friendly, supportive and well managed volunteer scheme which includes extensive opportunities for training and development.

Volunteers might want to develop skills confidence and/or employment prospects or simply help the community. Whatever it is, we will have a role for you. We depend heavily on volunteers to help us deliver our services such as the Community Café, Disability Information & Advice, Shopmobility and Volunteering & Learning. Therefore we treasure our kind and loyal volunteers that contribute their experience, time and energy to help improve the lives of disabled peoples.

We are proud holders of The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the MBE for volunteer groups. Approximately 70% of our workforce has a disability or long term health condition.

Dial West Cheshire’s services are primarily delivered by volunteers supported by a small team of paid staff. We encourage people with disabilities and long term health conditions to volunteer and work with us.

Why Volunteer?

Volunteering is a great way to give back to your local community, whilst making a difference to the lives of others and even yourself.

Whilst volunteering for Dial West Cheshire you can expect to:

  • Gain confidence and self-esteem
  • Gain new skills, knowledge and experience
  • Develop existing skills and knowledge
  • Have a chance to socialise, meet new people and make new friends
  • Enhance your CV
  • Be part of a great team!

We offer our volunteers training, support and payment of expenses.

Want to join us? Take a look at our current volunteer vacancies: