Halloween Quiz

Our Merchants’ Place Quiz is back‼️
Gather your team of 4 and book onto our upcoming Halloween themed quiz 💀👻🧙
Vegetarian chilli and french stick provided by the Rock Shop Bistro. Bring your own alcohol – glasses will be provided. Tea, coffee and other non-alcoholic drinks will also be available.
Dress up (if you’d like) and enjoy a night of laughs! 🧟‍♀️🧛‍♂️
£10 per person to raise money for our community projects (deposit required when booking). Booking is required, so contact us soon to secure your table: 01263 519454 | info@merchantsplace.co.uk

We are hiring

Vacancies at Merchants’ Place:

EARLY MORNING CENTRE ASSISTANT:
A part-time role to maintain the premises in excellent condition, internally and externally. To open the Centre each morning and help prepare for the day’s clients.
7:30am – 9am, Monday – Friday with scope to expand hours.
£17,508 pro rata – 12 month contract.

COMMUNITY FRIDGE CO-ORDINATOR:
A part-time role for a motivated, practical individual to help with the day to day duties of the Fridge/Larder. You will be a community focused person with a good sense of humour and the desire to help others.
Flexibility is key – 10 hours per week, Monday – Friday afternoons from 3pm.
£17,508 pro rata – 8 month contract.

If you are a motivated, friendly and trustworthy individual, contact us directly for an application form: info@merchantsplace.co.uk or pop into reception.

Virtual friendship-based support for new Mums

Friendship based virtual group, run by a professional for new Mums with a baby 12 months or under.

Friday 17th Sept, 10:30am.

Join us on Zoom to create connections with other new Mums, as well as have the opportunity to have a 1-1 session with our perinatal professional.

Contact us to book your place: 01263 519454 | info@merchantsplace.co.uk

Room Hire Availability

We have a range of rooms to hire,  perfect for courses, business meetings, support groups and more. From a fully equipped computer suite, to one-to-one interview rooms, we aim to be flexible and are available to hire during evenings, weekends and during usual office hours.

Young People’s Wellbeing Support

New, free sessions available at Merchants’ Place – sessions delivered by The Matthew Project. A drop-in for young people to get information, support and guidance with all things mental health.
It’s been a difficult year, if you need support and advice regarding your mental health and wellbeing, drop-in to see the team.

For more information, call Gina on 07770 605774 or email earlyintervention@matthewproject.org

Support Groups

Our support groups are up and running, from ‘All About Mums’ to ‘Coffee Cake and Company’ and ‘Drawn Together’. If you would like to learn more about our funded groups, have a look at our What’s On section or contact us today on 01263 519454, email info@merchantsplace.co.uk.

Job Opportunity at Merchants’ Place

JOB VACANCY: Would you like to join our team? Are you community focused with a desire to help others?
We are seeking a motivated, practical person to assist with the day to day running of the Community Fridge & Larder. Energy and a good sense of humour are essential!

For details of the position and how to apply, please see the ‘Community Fridge’ section of our website – https://merchantsplace.co.uk/community-fridge/

CAF Funding

We’ve recently received funding from the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) to provide ongoing support for our community work and projects at the Centre for 6 months throughout the pandemic.
Thank you to CAF for providing us with this essential funding.

Phones – Thursday 18th Feb

We may experience some disruption with our phoneline on Thursday 18th February due to electrical maintenance. Please bare with us! If your query is urgent, please email us on info@merchantsplace.co.uk and we shall reply as soon as possible.