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Food and Health Sessional worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th March 2023

  • Advertised from 13th March 2023
  • 12 hours per week Salary: £16/hr


Job role information

Out-reach based at various locations around the city of Edinburgh

Travel expenses remunerated

Flexible working patterns welcome

Holidays calculated pro rata and paid at the end of the contract


Edinburgh Community Food is a dynamic organisation, dedicated to supporting the people of Edinburgh to improve their health and well being through good food. We deliver multiple food and health based community development initiatives around the city. A recent period of growth in the organisation makes this an exciting time to join the team, with lots of opportunities for the right candidate.

The development team sessional workers will be deployed to one or more of our community development projects within the contracted period to facilitate cooking group sessions, deliver educational activities and promote positive public health messages around nutrition and diet to adults and/or children. This role is ideally suited to candidates with a background as a chef or community cook but also for those with a nutrition or community development background.


• Interest in food and health

• Compassionate and empathetic

• High level of organisational skills

• Experience facilitating group work

• Ability to work as a team and use own initiative


• Experience working with vulnerable communities

• Community Development experience

• Degree in Nutrition or Community Development

• Own transport

Application notes

Please send your CV and a covering letter to

Closing date 24th March 2023

Interviews week commencing 27th March 2023