Cook (Options Moray)

  • Part time
  • £19,388 pro-rata
  • Elgin
  • Closing 14th July 2022

  • Advertised from 29th June 2022
  • £8,272 - 16 hours per week


Would you like to have a really rewarding job cooking for our vulnerable young people?

About Options Moray

Options Moray is a community-based service for children/young people with complex learning disabilities. We offer residential, respite short breaks, family-based care and community support tailored to meet the individual needs of each young person. Staying within a safe, nurturing family home environment the children have a rewarding short break experience which means that their families can feel confident about their care and get the vital break they themselves need to recharge their own batteries.

What we are looking for....

In any family home, tasty meals that meet the dietary and health requirements of the children is essential to their wellbeing. We are looking for a Cook who takes pride in the food they produce and who would relish the opportunity to play a meaningful part in creating a family home environment for the children and young people we support. This is essential for the children to gain the maximum benefit from their short break.

Hours are worked on Saturday/Sunday each week and 4 hours one day per week by arrangement to liaise with the other Cook, preparing orders and general cleaning duties of a working kitchen.

You will hold a Food hygiene certificate (REHIS intermediate or equivalent) or Equivalent knowledge acquired by other means (this will not apply where there are externally specified qualifications for the post e.g. SSSC)

Find out more information on what we are looking for in candidates here.

At Aberlour we want to make sure every child and young person has the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team. To have a look at our values to understand more about what we are looking for from our employees click here

What we offer...

As well as being part of a supportive team we want all our employees to feel valued and rewarded for the vital work they do. When you work with us, we'll recognise your efforts with generous annual leave, an excellent employer pension scheme and a range of deals and discounts across various retailers. Find out more about our Employee Benefits and our commitment to Equality and Diversity here.

Application notes

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Aberlour is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our service users and uses a thorough and rigorous recruitment and selection process including PVG Scheme checks to ensure this commitment is not compromised.

Applications to be returned by midnight: Thursday, 14th July 2022

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