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Recipe for Life Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £21,895 pro-rata
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 6th May 2022

  • Advertised from 22nd April 2022
  • 14 hours per week. Salary pro rata (full time hours 35 per week).


Home-Start Aberdeen works with families in the local area with complex needs, who have at least one child pre-birth to age 5. Our vision is for every child in our area to have the best possible start in life.

Home-Start Aberdeen is committed to child protection and promoting the welfare of children. We believe that children should never experience abuse of any kind. We have a responsibility to promote the welfare of all our children and to keep them safe, and we are committed to practice in a way that protects them.

We are excited to be recruiting a highly motivated Coordinator to join our small team and lead our Recipe for Life project. Taking a strength-based and family centred approach, you will support families to adopt healthier lifestyle choices, by increasing their knowledge, skills and confidence around cooking and healthy eating.

You will be an excellent communicator and quickly able to establish and maintain effective relationships with families and volunteers. You will have a strong understanding of children’s early years development; an excellent understanding of the principles of healthy eating; and good cooking skills . You will be flexible in approach and able to multitask with good organisational skills. Experience of working with families is essential (paid or voluntary) and experience of working with volunteers would be an advantage. You will be required to do home visits to families as part of this role therefore a full UK driving license and access to a car/vehicle for work is required.

This post is funded by the National Lottery Awards for All fund, Grampian NHS and Aberdeen City Council and is offered on a part time basis for 12 months. Any extension will be subject to funding.

The post is subject to a PVG check at enhanced level.

Home Start Aberdeen positively welcomes and seeks to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment. We encourage applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or nationality.

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Interested candidates are asked to send completed application forms to by 5pm on 6th May 2022