Relief Cook

Salary: From £9.21 to £9.21

per hour

Hours per week: Variable, as required

Job Status: Permanent

Closing Date:

Job Type: Relief

Responsible To: Unit Manager

Location: Budhmor
Portree Isle of Skye Highland IV51 9DJ

More info
Apply for this position


Are you looking for a rewarding career that gives you flexibility and a real sense of a job well done. Working within a supportive team, improving the lives of older people could be for you?


Working for CrossReach can provide opportunities for training, personal development and career progression.  Our welcoming team will support you to achieve an Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate and open the door to other development opportunities.

We all have something in common, that is we will all grow older.  In CrossReach we want to ensure that those who need a service are surrounded by people who want to care and can help to bring a smile to someone brightening their day, improving their quality of life.

This work can be challenging as well as fulfilling.  As an organisation your wellbeing is important to us.  We have a benefits package which includes a generous pension.

Salary is plus £0.59 per hour Island Allowance.

Main Function

To prepare and serve nutritionally balanced and attractively presented meals and snacks to reflect the individual needs and requests of the service user ensuring a high standard of hygiene and safety in the catering area and promoting service user participation in the life of the home.

Main Duties

  1. To be responsible for efficiency, hygiene and safety in the catering area.

  2. To implement and uphold the CrossReach aims, objectives, policies and procedures.

  3. To be responsible for keeping accurate stock records, ordering stock and budgeting.

  4. To prepare meals and present them to the highest possible standard.

  5. To be responsible for all health and hygiene issues relating to the kitchen, equipment and materials and report any hazards, without delay, to the Hospitality Manager and the Unit Manager.

  6. To undertake any extra duties or responsibilities that may be required from time to time.


Desirable: City and Guilds or equivalent, with a desire for further training.


Have respect for all aspects of Christian worship.

This post requires you to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme and undertake the necessary vetting checks.

Skills and Abilities

Previous catering experience would be desirable.

The postholder must possess basic computer literacy skills including use of Microsoft Office and the internet.

Apply for this position

Please support us

Are you able to help CrossReach again at this most crucial time? You can set up a regular donation or make a one off donation below.

Donate with JustGiving