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Poynder Apartments, Kelso, TD5 7JH
£20,475 - £21,414 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time & Part Time
37.5 hours per week

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Caring for older people in the Borders is extremely important to Eildon.

Are you committed to delivering excellent service provision for older people, and can you support our tenants to stay connected to their local community and help them to find creative solutions to the challenges they may face?

Our Cooks will play an important role in the team at Poynder Apartments in Kelso, Eildon’s new and exciting Extra Care Housing (ECH) service for older people which is due to be completed in Spring and operational from Summer 2023. The shift patterns vary over 7 days, there will be full and part time opportunities and can be discussed during the interview process.

You will be responsible for the preparing and production of a varied and nutritious meal plan for tenants and customers. Along with this you will assist with the supply chain process within budgetary constraints whilst adhering to Eildon’s Food Safety Management system. You should be qualified to SVQ level 2 in food preparation or similar and ideally hold REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene certification.

You will assume line management responsibilities for Scheme Assistants within the team and ensure the provision of excellent customer service. You will need to have an interest in people along with a positive can-do attitude, a willingness to learn and the ability to multitask. Most importantly you should be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of Eildon’s vision and values.

In return Eildon offer a competitive reward package and a range of benefits. This role requires membership of the Disclosure Scotland PVG Scheme.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact our Care Services Manager (East), Andries Fourie on 01750 491082.

To be considered for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button and complete all the mandatory fields in the application form. If you need to attach a CV or supporting documents this can be done after submitting your application.  

Our preference is for you to register and complete your application online. If you have any issues with this, please contact the HR Team by phone 01750 724050.