This vacancy has now closed

Food Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th March 2019

  • Advertised from 22nd February 2019
  • £14,400 (based on full-time equivalent salary of £24,000)


Do you have what it takes to help build a local community through food based activities? Then you may be the right person to help us tackle food and health inequalities by making Bridgend Farmhouse a place for people of all ages and backgrounds to come together to enjoy and learn about food, develop new skills and improve their lives.

The Food Support Worker will be responsible for the successful development, delivery, monitoring and reporting of our new Community Kitchen project.

We are looking for a values-led individual with suitable skills and experience in food, training and community development, to work with volunteers of all abilities in order to create and deliver food events, workshops and activities. A caring, creative and flexible approach is a must.

This is a new three year post, funded by the Edinburgh Integrated Joint Board.

For more information, download the job description below.

Application notes

Closing date: Friday 15th March (12 noon)

Interview date: Thursday 28th March 2019

To apply: email us your CV and a short letter explaining why you think you are the best candidate for the post. Your CV should be no longer than 2 sides of A4 and your letter should be no longer than 1 side of A4. Put your full name and ‘Food Support Worker application’ in the subject box of the email, then send it with your attachments to:

If we shortlist you, you will hear by Friday 22nd March if we wish to interview you. Please note, our policy is not to give feedback on unsuccessful applications.

You can find out more about Bridgend Farmhouse at @BridgendFarmhouse (Facebook) and @Bridgendfarmhse (Twitter)