We are seeking an experienced and creative Senior Production Chef to support the development and implementation of our Catalyst Kitchen Programme.
Could this be you?
In this new role, we are looking for someone who has worked in large-scale food production i.e. school kitchens, commercial catering, commercial food production, hospital canteens and has a passion for creating simple but good quality food. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, creative and able to work as part of a team or independently. Ideally, they will have an interest in how we create and deliver solutions to one of today’s rising issues: food poverty. They will also have the desire to share their culinary skills with others through our Learn to Cook programme.
The aim of this job is to provide 24/7 assistance to my son. He has a learning disability, autism and health issues. He is able-bodied, has a good sense of humour and enjoys chat. He likes to listen to the radio, pottering around in his garden, going for walks and visiting places of interests. He especially likes going to the theatre.
He is 45, and lives in his own home, independent of his family. The family are available for support if and when required.
To enable him to feel secure and less anxious, careful attention needs to be paid to procedures and routines. A full induction programme to the service will be given.
Supporting the Community—Stoneyburn and Bents and the surrounding environs
The aim of this post is to co-ordinate the Group’s Larder and Warm Hub areas. The post holder will engage with the community to ensure the operation of the Larder and the Warm Hub.
· 12 Month Fixed Term Contract from 1st July 2023 to June 30th 2024
· Based in the Group’s Warm Hub/Larder at Stoneyburn Workshops
· Enrolment into the Group’s pension scheme
· Excellent interpersonal and organisation skills
· Understanding of partnership working
· Knowledge and experience of social enterprise, business development, and the voluntary sector
· Ability to work with and motivate volunteers
· A strong working knowledge of the local areas being supported
· Strong IT skills, including the compiling and writing of reports, and strong
· A good working knowledge of accounts and bookkeeping
· Full, clean driving licence with access to own vehicle for business use with
insurance for business use, and relevant travel expenses covered
Funded by West Lothian Third Sector Community Support Fund
Are you a great cook or chef, passionate about food, but fed-up with the hospitality industry?
Do you want to share your love of good food, whilst making a difference to the lives of the most disadvantaged young people, adults and communities?
We are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable chef/cook to be part of our exciting journey at our Training Café in Strathbrock Partnership Centre, Broxburn.
As our Chef/Cook you will be responsible for planning, preparing and cooking good food from scratch in our Strathbrock Training Café. You will share your knowledge, experience and skills with young people and adults with additional support needs to help them on their journey to reaching their full potential and finding work.
You will have proven skills in the production of good food from scratch along with a solid operational knowledge of all HACCP regulations and processes.Combined with this you will have excellent communication skills and the ability to engage with trainees in a friendly and professional manner.
As a member of The Larder Team, you will be reliable,enthusiastic and capable of positive interaction with all stakeholders and colleagues and remain consistent with our company ethos and focus. You will have excellent communication skills, and able to engage with our trainees in an understanding and professional manner.
Experience of cooking in a professional catering environment is essential as is the ability to train young people.
The post is very rewarding and you will be part of a wider team that includes training and support staff based in various locations.
An exciting opportunity to join our new Peer Ethnic Minorities Service requires someone to join our West Lothian team on a part time basis (21.75 hours) in the Peer Support & Development worker role.
The particular focus for this role is to develop creative and innovative ways to reach out and support the people from minority ethnic communities in West Lothian who are most isolated and vulnerable within their community, ensuring people get the help and support they need.
Within this role, you will be responsible for the creation of a minority ethnic steering group involving other agencies and organisations across West Lothian to help improve this service for the community who access it.
You will work in a person centered and strength-based way. One to one support and groups will be delivered in various community venues across West Lothian or on video platforms such as Zoom.
All staff are working in a blended way with access to an office base in Bathgate Business Centre for essential work, risk assessed community work, and homeworking. Travel is required across West Lothian. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we support.
We are looking for proactive, empathetic and flexible Wellbeing Practitioners to join our Adult Services Team.
The Donaldson Trust is Scotland’s leading charity for neurodiversity. This role will be based primarily in Treehouse, is a specialised service for neurodivergent individuals who require bespoke packages of wellbeing and learning support.
You will use person-centred approach to ensure the needs of adults in our services are met, supporting them to engage with agreed outcomes, building confidence and resilience, and enhancing their wellbeing and opportunities for independence. You will work collaboratively to create a safe and nurturing environment and ensure the highest quality of support and safeguarding standards.
Experience of working with individuals with additional support needs, good understanding of safeguarding and commitment to Donaldsons’ values and ethos are essential. You will be a creative problem-solver, able to respond flexibly to changing circumstances while providing structured and consistent support that needs individual support needs. A relevant qualification, such as SVQ 2 in social care, would be advantageous.
If you’re interested in part time hours, please specify your availability when applying.
The post is based in Linlithgow and is subject to PVG Scheme Record/Update.
A full Job Description is available to download below.