Community Food Worker

Education & Training, Health, Medicine & Well Being, Youth
Salary Details
£21,963 pro-rata, plus pension
Contract Type
Part time
Hours per Week
Closing Date
This is a new role to deliver Community Cook club programmes to young people in schools and other youth settings across Edinburgh. Teaching them new skills, a sense of belonging and self-worth, linking food/eating together with health & wellbeing.

Job Description

Our Food Education team are passionate about cooking, teaching people about the health benefits of using fresh ingredients to make meals from scratch, and passing on budgeting tips for keeping food bills as low as possible whilst eating well. We also place enormous importance on the social benefits of cooking and sharing a meal with others.

This role will help deliver our Community Cook club programmes to young people in schools and other youth setting across Edinburgh. The aim is to help them learn new skills, develop a sense of belonging and self-worth, enjoy the ‘here and now’, and build new relationships.

We are looking for someone who shares our passion for good food and who also understands and appreciates the power that food and eating together has to support people’s mental health and wellbeing. You should have excellent communication skills, experience of working in a group setting, and the ability to demonstrate our values of compassion, respect, integrity, and innovation in the work that you do. 

Closing date is 12 noon on 6th December2021
Interviews will be held on 13th/15th December
CVs will not be accpeted 

Company Description

Cyrenians is a charity working towards a society that truly values and includes all. Our Vision is of an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilled lives. We work to make that vision a reality through our mission to support people excluded from family, home, work or community on their life journey.