Working with us

Impact is a diverse, dynamic, forward thinking and evolving charity. Now’s an exciting time to join us!

We have a highly committed and professional staff team and every year we work with more than 4,500 people of all ages, helping them to live healthy and fulfilling lives.

“The work can be very challenging, but it is always rewarding, and you will get real job satisfaction from knowing that what you do is making a difference.”

What we offer

We offer excellent conditions of employment including:

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Stakeholder pension scheme
  • Induction period, on-going supervision and formal appraisal
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Further training and enhancement of your skills
  • An annual networking meeting for the whole staff team

Job vacancies

If you are interested in applying for any of our job vacancies, please download an application pack below.  Alternatively, if you would prefer to be sent a physical copy of the application pack by post, please email or call our 24 hour recruitment line on 01273 322958.  

Please note, for the vacancy listed below (Weekend Cook), in addition to the option to work both days of the weekend, you also have the option of applying to work on Saturdays or Sundays only if preferred.

Please note your preferred day of work i.e. Saturday or Sunday or both days, in the ‘job title’ field of the application form. Please call The Hop 50+ on 01273 729603 if you would like further information/clarification regarding these opportunities. 

weekend cook (hop 50+, HOVE)

Ref: WC/H50/Jan20

Salary starting Band 2, NJC Point 18 £ 19,247 p.a. (pro rata) / £9.97 per hour

(+ generous holiday allowance)

6 hours per week (Saturday) and/or 6 hours per week (Sunday)

 We are looking for an inspiring and responsible person who feels they have something to offer to join our team at The Hop 50+.

The Hop 50+ is a community space and café open seven days a week. We offer a range of activities and social opportunities for people aged 50+, aimed at supporting customers to improve their health and wellbeing, to learn new skills and where people can enjoy good food and company.                  

 – Requirements for this role:

  • Running the Café at The Hop 50+ with a team of volunteers
  • To work as part of the team of staff and volunteers providing a welcoming, professional, vibrant and enjoyable environment at the Cafe
  • Cooking and serving meals, snacks and drinks in the Café at the Hop50+
  • Maintaining Food Hygiene and Health and Safety standards and ensuring the Café is kept clean and tidy throughout the day

 Please get in contact with Lin Hastings or Claire Corbin on 01273 729603 for further information and hours available.


Closing date for applications: 9.00 aM, Friday 24 JAnuary 2020

Interviews:  TBC

Click here to download Job Description & Person Specification

Download an application pack

Please see job listings above to download the relevant job description/person specification.

Linked to the right are the recruitment information sheet (please read this carefully before completing the application form), application form, job description, equal opportunities monitoring form and our Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy.

If you wish to find out more about the vacancy there is a contact name and number on the job description. Please click on the grey shaded boxes of the application form to type. Please also ensure that if you submit an extra sheet for the ‘supporting statement’ it is headed with your name and the job reference number. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please return your completed application either by email to or by post to the address listed at the foot of this webpage.

Please note we do not accept CVs, you must complete our application form for any current job vacancies.

Our fantastic team of over 150 volunteers help us to provide many of our services. We have a wide variety of volunteering opportunities.