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Kitchen Assistant

  • Part time
  • £18,272 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th September 2019

  • Advertised from 29th August 2019
  • £9.01 per hour - 22 hours per week


Braeburn Home is an independent care home offering high quality nursing care. It is situated in a quiet residential area close to the Royal Botanic Garden. It offers care to older people who require nursing and social care and who will benefit from the support and companionship of other residents.

We are looking for a Kitchen Assistant to help with the preparation, simple cooking and serving of food.

This post is for 22 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Working under the supervision of the Chef in Charge, the role mainly involves –

  • Basic preparation and cooking of breakfast and evening meals including the preparing of sandwiches, sweets and snacks.
  • Transporting and serving of food and beverages.
  • Undertaking dining room duties including setting up and clearing away of the dining area.

The successful candidate will be highly committed to providing quality service, and a responsible individual, who enjoys working in a family home atmosphere. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential, as well as an ability to work independently or as part of a team.

The working hours are 22 hours covering Saturday and Sunday.

Although training will be provided in all relevant tasks and sector-specific training will be provided through a combination of internal, external and online courses as required.

APVGwill be required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK. Candidates will also be required to provide proof of qualifications declared on the application.

Braeburn Home is committed to Equal Opportunities.

Application notes

Closing date: 15th September 2019

Please return completed application to Elaine Anderson, Administrator, Braeburn Home, 35 Inverleith Terrace, Edinburgh, EH3 5NU or by email to