Catering Assistant Elgin Youth Development Group

The Gathering 2018

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Organisation information

Elgin Youth Development Group

Charity registered in Scotland SC028216

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Aims & objectives

The objects of the Group shall be to provide a safe and inclusive place where young people of secondary school age are able to meet and socialise away from the pressures of drugs, alcohol and gambling, and to provide personal and social development opportunities for all young people of secondary school age in the local area. The Group will provide projects and activities that will positively influence young people from all social, ethnic, religious and cultural backgrounds to integrate, and become valued and active members of their community.
Job number
Time of attendance
Mostly 5 hours per day between Monday to Friday with some weekend work
No of references
Hours (per week)
Not supplied
Salary (£/hr)
£6.15 - £8.21 per hour depending on age

Job description

The role includes:

Ordering catering, kitchen and food supplies

Preparation, cooking and presentation of food to our clients and users

Cooking food to required standard

Presenting meals/snacks on plate ready for the customer

Deciding on menus in conjunction with the wider team

Keeping the kitchen clean and tidy in line with health and safety requirements

Being familiar with the Food Safety policy and contributing to policy development

Completing daily temperature control charts and filing them in the appropriate folder in the office

Reporting specific problems to the duty manager

Advising the duty manager of kitchen equipment failure or any defects in the area

Attending training and staff meetings to discuss operational plans and issues

Ensuring food is stored appropriately in store cupboards, freezers and fridges

Rotating stock to ensure items are used before or at least by their sell by date

Carrying out stock taking as appropriate

Person specification

We are seeking an individual who:

Is interested in the work of our charity

Wants to work in hospitality and catering

Is able to communicate well with a range of different people

Has a positive attitude to work and people

Is keen to learn and develop their skills and knowledge

Is open to getting feedback on their performance

Is able to carry out tasks on their own

Enjoys being part of a team

Additional information


PVG/disclosure requirements

Required - can start subject to a successful Disclosure/PVG scheme membership