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Johnny Moat Place, EH32 9JD
£12,698 pro rata per annum (£22,222 FTE).
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
20 hours per week

NEW Chef/ Cook Opportunity in Prestonpans (Excellent Hours and No NEW Chef/ Cook Opportunity in Prestonpans (Excellent Hours and No Late Shifts)

Bield have a great opportunity for a Chef/Cook who is looking to move away from late nights and long hours in the kitchen to an extremely rewarding role, preparing traditional home cooked Scottish fare on a daily basis. This is an ideal position for someone who takes pride in home cooking and the nutrition of older people.

Johnnymoat Place provides a Retirement Housing with Meals Service to tenants, aged 60 and over, who wish to retain their independence but also want to benefit from leaving the worries of making their own meals each day to someone else.

Johnny Moat Place is situated close to the centre of Prestonpans near local amenities. There are excellent train and bus links to North Berwick and Edinburgh.

The right candidate will benefit from daytime work and great work life balance as you will be expected to prepare a main meal for lunch time and a lighter meal in the early evening.

Hours of employment are 20 hours per week organised as shown below.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10:00am -6:00pm.

Bield Offer

- Assistant hourly rate is £12.21

- Excellent holidays of up to 34 days each year (pro rata for part-time employees)

- On the job and work related training, including access to accredited qualifications i.e. Advanced Food Hygiene

- Option to buy or sell holidays each year

- Bield cover the cost of Disclosure checks for employment opportunities

- Occupational Sick Pay

- Long Service Awards

- Family Friendly Policies

- Cycle to Work Scheme

- Career breaks

- Employee Assistance Programme

Role Requirements

Bield is one of the largest providers of housing and support services to older people in Scotland and everyone plays an important role in making sure that our services improve the lives of older people in Scotland. We value kindness above all and as part of our team you will have a unique opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives of older people. 

An interest in working with older people and an understanding of their needs is essential. Although relevant experience in a similar post is also desirable, it is not essential as induction and training will be provided.

Please select the attachment for the full job description and person specification.

If you are interested in working with us on a flexible basis, providing cover for holidays, absence or at peak times, please contact Bield’s HR teams directly at  to find out more about casual work opportunities.

If you require this information in an alternative format, please contact us using the details above.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) which means you must disclose all unspent and relevant spent convictions on your application.

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