Do you want to build your skills and experience in a supportive environment?

The Enham Trust Café, the social heart of our community in Enham Alamein provides a unique opportunity for disabled people and volunteers to gain skills and experience in a catering and hospitality environment, providing a foundation for future employment.

We offer a bespoke training programme and 1-1 supported learning to help you build skills and confidence to reach your goals.

The Enham Trust Cafe

What training do we offer?

The programme will help you to learn skills in:

  • Food hygiene (including working towards a Food Hygiene Level 2 Accreditation)
  • Food preparation
  • Health and safety
  • Customer service
  • Taking orders
  • Money management
  • Kitchen skills

Accessibility

The Enham Trust Café is fully accessible. Specially designed bespoke furnishings such as rise and fall work surfaces have been fitted which were made at our own social enterprise Mount Industries, which provides employment for disabled people.

"Training at the café has been amazing so far. It has taught me so many skills and it’s something that I can really look forward to each day. The accessible design of the kitchen also means I am able to navigate around in my wheelchair, which makes me feel great!" - Scott (Enham Trust Café Volunteer)

Scott volunteering at the Enham Trust Cafe

Why is the Café so important?

Apart from the coffee, yummy cakes and lunches available each day to clients, staff, volunteers and our residents, it provides numerous benefits to our community. It is a much-needed social space for people who access our services, reducing isolation. There are also a range of laptops, tablets and wi-fi available to use enabling people to connect to friends and family further afield and build IT skills.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our funders for making the Enham Trust Café a reality; The Morrisons Foundation, Armed Forces Covenant Fund, The 29th May 1961 Charitable Trust, Compton Housing Association and Beaulieu Beaufort Foundation.

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