Volunteer Cook/chef

Vacancy posted: Sunday, 6 November 2016

Salary: Out of pocket expenses
Location: Greenock

Do you enjoy planning and cooking meals then this is the role for you.  We are looking for a Volunteer Cook/Chef to assist the project in all aspects of food preparation.

Finnart Street is a large detached house situated in the west end of Greenock. We support 6 adults with learning disabilities, epilepsy and mental health issues, ensuring that they are being offered choices and opportunities within their local community, to feel valued and treated with respect and dignity.

MAIN TASKS:

  • Devise nutritious menus
  • Preparing meals
  • Cooking  meals
  • Serving Meals
  • Ensure the  kitchen  is kept tidy
  • Enabling the people we support to assist in kitchen when appropriate
  • Record food temperatures while cooking
  • Following Cooksafe procedures

REQUIRED SKILLS, QUALITIES & EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience of cooking for up to 6-10 people
  • Experienced food handler
  • Knowledge of food hygiene practices
  • Ability to offer several options for meals
  • Patience and empathy
  • Good communicator
  • Ability to engage with people who use the service

WHERE & WHEN:

Greenock, Finnart Street

COMMITMENT REQUIRED:

2-3 days per week if possible.

We hope you can commit to supporting us for at least 6 months.

TRAINING & SUPPORT PROVIDED:

  • Food safety Training
  • Infection control
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Introduction to Quarriers
  • Adult Protection Training
  • Mentor in project

SELECTION PROCEDURE:

Application form, references and PVG disclosure.  There will also be the opportunity to meet with staff, users of our service and and to come along during meal preparation to see the required tasks.

There is disabled access at the service.

s1 says:

This job has been on the site for more than a week and could be removed at any time! Get your application in now before you miss out!Apply now
Contact Name Louise McGinty
Telephone 01505 616109
Address Quarriers Volunteer Centre
Quarriers Village
Head Office
Bridge of Weir
PA11 3SX
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