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Chef (Term-Time (38 Weeks)) - Dual role within both School and Boarding House (Permanent, Full-time (38 hours), Term-Time+(plus))

St George's, EdinburghEH12 6BG

38 hours per week over 5 days / Term-Time+ (plus one week)

10:00am – 4:00pm: Thursdays, Fridays, Mondays 

9:00am – 7:00pm: Saturdays, Sundays

Rate of Pay: £22,000 per annum

We have a dual role chef position available within St George’s, Edinburgh.  The job role requires the successful candidate to work within both the school’s St George’s Centre and our Boarding House (Houldsworth).

The role within the St George’s Centre is a hands-on position within term-time and includes assisting with the preparation of lunch, serving and clearing, as well as with any other hospitality requirements.

The position within the boarding house is a lone chef position, working Saturdays & Sundays throughout term time when the boarders are living in. This includes being responsible for providing breakfast, lunch and dinner over the weekends, and taking full responsibility for the weekend catering requirements for the schools’ boarders, to include cooking, clearing, washing up and general cleanliness of the catering area. 

The successful candidate must have a passion for fresh food and be able to work unsupervised, be self-motivated, and passionate about providing a first-class service, all within a homely environment.

Previous experience of working in both a large busy catering department and also having the relevant skill set and experience of working unsupervised for 55+ covers is essential, as well as having experience working with different dietary and allergy requirements and holding a current food hygiene certificate, as well as a minimum of NVQ2 in cookery or equivalent.

A full Job Description and Job Particulars are available on our website:

If interested, please send a cover email/letter, along with a completed application form (available from our website) to Olivia Lovely, HR Manager via email on or via post to our address at Garscube Terrace, EH12 6BG by 9:00am on Monday, 20th September 2021, with interviews expected to take place on Friday, 24th September 2021.

Please Note: Appointment is subject to receipt of two satisfactory references, and PVG clearance via Disclosure Scotland.

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