Kitchen Assistant Community Alliance Trust Limited

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Organisation information

Community Alliance Trust Limited

Charity registered in Scotland SC043998

Good HQ

Aims & objectives

Community Alliance Trust (CAT) is a development trust, and is a non-profit distributing organisation set up by the Community Regeneration Forum in 2011 to develop community assets and new social enterprise initiatives in the Craigmillar area and improve the quality of life of Craigmillar residents. Projects include: The White House: officially re-opened by Alex Neil MSP on Wednesday the 18th of September 2013. Since then we have offered healthy food options through the White House Kitchen and space is also available for a variety of functions and event catering. The Green House Thrift Shop: the shop seeks to re-use donated items to supply much needed reasonably priced clothing and other goods in Craigmillar.
Job number
Time of attendance
3.5 days per week
No of references
Hours (per week)
Not supplied
Salary (£/hr)
£6.15 -£8.21 per hour depending on age

Job description

Your day-to-day duties could include:

• supporting chefs in a specific work section

• washing, peeling and preparing food items

• using a variety of kitchen equipment such as mixers, special knives and cutters.

• unloading deliveries

• organising the storeroom

• washing kitchen appliances, work surfaces, floors and walls

• Ensuring the food preparation areas are clean and hygienic

• Washing utensils and dishes and making sure they are stored appropriately

• Sorting, storing and distributing ingredients

• Disposing of rubbish

• Organising linen laundry

• Help coffee staff with work overload (serving tea/coffee, cleaning tables etc.)

Person specification

Skills required:

• The ability to carry out tasks quickly and competently

• The ability to pick up detailed instructions quickly and follow them closely

• Good spoken communication skills

• High level of personal hygiene.

PVG/disclosure requirements

Not Required