Job Title: Sessional Cook

Reports to: Duty Manager

Location: Elgin Youth Development Group, Francis Place, Elgin

Hours: Part Time – 7+ hours per week

Closing Date: 4th December 2022

T2S opportunity

About us

Our Charity, Elgin Youth Development Group was established in 1998, with the vision of providing a safe social space for young people in the Elgin area. In addition, we run our Social Enterprises as a method to financially support our charitable mission. The Inkwell offers venue and catering hire, and Cafe@The Warehouse our on-site café, open weekdays. Both allow us to offer work experience opportunities for young people.


We are seeking a Sessional Cook to work alongside our hospitality team to fulfil the catering needs of Elgin Youth Development Group’s Cafe@The Warehouse, including our Social Enterprise and The Warehouse@EYC.

The successful candidate will report to the duty manager and will work as part of the cafe team.  They will have a passion for cooking, as well as being supportive & encouraging towards our trainees.  The role is daytime only, it requires cover on a Monday & Thursday, as well as additional hours to cover busy periods and team holidays.

Job responsibilities:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Reporting issues to the duty manager
  • 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
  • Reporting low levels for stock/ingredient/cleaning & catering supply for ordering

Person Specification:

  • We are seeking an individual who:

    • Is interested in the work of our charity
    • Can communicate well with a range of different people
    • Can carry out tasks on their own
    • Enjoys being part of a team

Equal Opportunities

The Elgin Youth Development Group is committed to equal opportunity employment, whereby employee and applicants for employment will be given equal opportunity in recruitment and training irrespective of age, race, colour, marital status, political belief or disability.

Please email your CV and a covering letter outlining why you are suitable for the role to Jackie (

Closing date for applications is 4th December 2022.