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Catering Assistants

  • Part time
  • £19,838 pro-rata
  • Robin House, Balloch or Rachel House, Kinross
  • Closing 7th June 2023

  • Advertised from 25th May 2023
  • £10.90 per hour. Contract: Permanent Part-Time.


Catering Assistant (Part time)

Location: Robin House, Balloch or Rachel House, Kinross

Location: Rachel House, Kinross

Contract: Permanent, Part-time, 7 hours per week on Saturdays between 8am and 6pm (£10.90 per hour) + 6% shift allowance


Permanent, Part-time, 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday between 8am and 6pm (£10.90 per hour)

Location: Robin House, Balloch

Contract: Permanent, Part-time, 14 hours per week on Saturdays and Sundays between 8am and 6pm (£10.90 per hour) + 6% shift allowance


Permanent, Part-time, 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday between 8am and 6pm (£10.90 per hour) - job share would be considered

Do you have a passion for catering? Do you want to work in an organisation that supports people in the local communities? Are you looking for an employer with a person-centred approach? If the answer is yes, look no further because we have the right role for you!

Your role

Our catering team take enormous pride in providing a high standard of catering within the hospice. We are looking to recruit a Catering Assistant to work alongside our team to ensure we meet the needs of the families, children and young people that we cater for.

We are looking for someone who is a motivated team player, is interested in and takes pride in ensuring that a high standard of kitchen cleanliness, food preparation and good customer service is maintained. Duties will include the preparation of food, basic cooking, food service, kitchen hygiene. You will also play a key role in ensuring that the kitchen and service areas are clean and tidy.

Holding an Elementary Certificate in Food Hygiene would be desirable but not essential as training will be given.

About us

When you join CHAS, you join an organisation that aims to reach every family in Scotland who is living with the heart-breaking prognosis that their child is dying. We offer families our care and support to empower them to make the most of the short time they have together.

As an employer, we believe that everyone has their part to play in keeping the joy alive for the children and families we support and this is why people are at the heart of what we do. We also work hard to ensure that CHAS is one of the best places to work. That’s why we create a working environment which lets our employees thrive through positive and fulfilling experiences.

What you can expect:

  • All working patterns will be considered.
  • 35 days annual leave increasing to 40 days after five years’ service.
  • Continuation of NHS pension scheme for existing members.
  • Lothian Pension Fund membership available.
  • Occupational sick pay scheme.
  • Organisational maternity, paternity, parental and adoption leave.
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities.
  • Employee Assistance Programme (which includes free access to counselling & financial advice).
  • Employee Retail and Discount Benefits.
  • Flexible working options.
  • Secondment opportunities.
  • Free on-site parking.

Working with CHAS is inspiring and stimulating. For more information about us and our benefits, please see below

If you are still not sure whether this is the right role for you, please feel free to get in touch with us for an informal chat about this post. You can contact David Ross, Catering Team Lead 01577 869368 or Kirsten Keegan, Hotel Services Manager on 01577 869370.

For any queries regarding the recruitment process, please contact our HR Team on 0131 444 3293 or by emailing

This role is subject to a Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check.

Application notes

Closing Date: Wednesday 7th June 2023

To apply, please visit our website