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Full time lead practitioner cairn Service

New Vacancy

12 hrs per week Permanent

Catering Assistant


This post requires a confident friendly individual who has excellent communication skills and

the ability to work in open plan environment.

Main Task

Prepare and serve meals / light snacks/ coffee / teas etc and clean/organise the kitchen area. Menu plan and order stock

Accountable to:

Executive Director


Mon, Wed, Fri 5.45pm to 9.45pm (12hrs per week).

Hourly rate


Qualifications & Experience

Minimum Food Hygiene Level 1 and a willingness to achieve level 2. Ability to prepare and cook main meals and snacks.

Tasks and Accountabilities:

To provide catering for the coffee bar as specified during open sessions.

To be responsible for safe stock maintenance – rotation and replacement.

To make prepare and serve hot meals and snacks.

To ensure that the kitchen areas and equipment are left clean and tidy after each session as detailed in the cleaning schedule.

Comply with food safety standards at all times.

Ensure relevant paperwork/records are maintained.

Strong Customer services skills, friendly, approachable with a positive work ethic.

Person Specification:

A high standard of personal hygiene.

Rigorous attention to cleaning and food prep/storage as required

Working knowledge of CookSAFE or willingness to learn.

Be able to work as part of a team.

Be able to relate to people of all ages and young people in particular.

A good command of the English language both verbal and written

Hold a food hygiene certificate and he knowledgeable of putting this into practice

Excellent time keeper.

Reliable & trustworthy.

The ability to work to a high standard independently with the minimum of supervision​

Good organisational skills.

Edinburgh City Youth Cafe is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare

of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this

commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory PVG Scotland Disclosure check.

Prior to interview a self disclosure of criminal convictions declaration will be required.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £10.00 per hour

To apply EMAIL CV to

6VT is Registered Charity In Scotland

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