2x Food and Health Sessional Workers

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Out-reach based at various locations around the city of Edinburgh (On site)
  • Closing 6th June 2024


  • Advertised from 16th May 2024
  • Fixed term: to end of August 2024 18 hours per week, Tuesdays-Thursdays with some flexibility Salary: £16/hr

Role

The development team sessional workers will join our dynamic team, assisting with one or more of our community development projects within the contracted period to facilitate cooking group sessions, deliver educational activities and promote positive public health messages around nutrition and diet to adults and children.

Details

Two roles

Fixed term: to end of August 2024

Part-time: 18 hours per week, Tuesdays-Thursdays with some flexibility

Salary: £16/hr

Out-reach based at various locations around the city of Edinburgh

Travel expenses renumerated

CPD support and skills development

Flexible working patterns welcome

Holidays calculated pro rata and paid at the end of the contract

Closing Date: 6th June 2024

Interviews: 12th June 2024

Background

Edinburgh Community Food is a dynamic organisation, dedicated to supporting the people of Edinburgh to improve their health and wellbeing through nourishing food and wrap-around support. We deliver multiple food and health-based community development initiatives around the city, including working with the City of Edinburgh Council to deliver food and health sessions for families during school holidays.

The development team sessional workers will join our dynamic team, assisting with one or more of our community development projects within the contracted period to facilitate cooking group sessions, deliver educational activities and promote positive public health messages around nutrition and diet to adults and children.

Required

  • Food prep skills/cooking in a community setting
  • Good knowledge of statutory nutritional guidelines
  • Own transport
  • REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene or equivalent
  • Compassionate and empathetic
  • Experience working with vulnerable communities
  • High level of organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft 365
  • Experience facilitating group work
  • Ability to work in a busy environment and use own initiative

Desirable

  • Community Development experience
  • Experience working with BME communities
  • Degree in Nutrition or Community Development
  • PVG

Application notes

Please send your CV and a covering letter to admin@edinburghcommunityfood.org.uk

Closing date Thursday 6th June 2024

Interviews: Wednesday 12th June 2024