Bield Housing Association


£12.21 per hour, £10,158 pro rata per annum (£22,222 FTE).

Bield Housing Association, Dundee

  • Part time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 28 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: REQ02554

Full Job Description

New Cook Opportunity in Dundee!!


Bield have a great opportunity for a 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. Balgowan Court in Dundee currently has an ideal position for someone who takes pride in home cooking and the nutrition of older people.


Bield provides a Retirement Housing Plus 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. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to showcase creativity with meals whilst consulting with tenants to ensure individual dietary needs are met.


Hours of employment are 16 per week, working on a rota basis over 2 out of 7 days. Hours of work are 9.00 am to 5.00 pm, Friday, Saturday.


We Offer:

- Cook hourly rate is £12.21

- Fantastic working hours – no late shifts or night-time working

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

- Option to buy or sell holidays each year

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

- 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:

You will have the opportunity to place health and nutrition of older people at the centre of our meals service, working closely with our tenants to plan and prepare menus that meet individual preferences and dietary requirements. It is paramount that all food hygiene and health and safety standards set by Bield and external regulators are met, therefore an Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate or equivalent would be desirable.

You must also have experience of delivering a high standard of meal service with an understanding of nutritional and dietary requirements of older people.


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.


Bield Housing & Care Scottish Charity SC006878 I Property Factor PF000146