Contract Type

Full Time


SU Scotland

Full Job Description

What’s the role?

We are looking for a someone to run the kitchen at Alltnacriche. This will involve cooking healthy and tasty meals for our guests, keeping the kitchen in line with relevant legislation and supporting self-catering groups to make full use of the kitchen facilities. See the role outline and job description for more detailed information.

Who are Scripture Union?

Scripture Union Scotland is a registered charity that aims to help all of Scotland’s children and young people explore the significance of Jesus Christ for their lives. Alltnacriche supports SU Scotland’s strategy – facilitating residential events that help and enable young people in Scotland to explore the Christian faith.

What do we do at Alltnacriche?

At Alltnacriche we host a variety of different groups through a busy season, usually from late February through to November. These groups can range from fully catered school residentials through to self-catered weekends and summer holiday groups. We regularly deliver a programme of adventurous activities to our guests, providing them with the opportunity to explore the Christian faith in the outdoors.

How do I fit in?

You will be responsible for all aspects of catering at Alltnacriche. You will report directly to the Centre Manager and work closely with colleagues responsible for our programmes. You will supervise colleagues working alongside you in the kitchen and demonstrate high standards in both food delivery and guest interactions.

What’s it like?

During school residentials the centre is very busy. A continental breakfast is delivered to guests at 8am, with the three course evening meal commencing at 5.30pm. Expect to work split shifts during our busy season, with time off in-lieu granted during quieter periods.

Other Information

Accommodation on site is provided as part of the package alongside a salary of £13,391. In addition the role may be suitable for flexible working arrangements and this can be discussed at interview. Alltnacriche is a small team and you will be involved in all aspects of caring for our guests, including regular evening work, and you may be required to hold the duty phone overnight.

For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and are able to demonstrate this through your commitment and motivation. It is also an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act – part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian.

The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Scheme and the appointment will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Disclosure.

More information and an application pack are available to download from https://www.suscotland.org.uk/about-us/jobs/

Closing date:  11th June 2021                                                         

Interview Date:   21st June 2021

Scripture Union Scotland is an equitable employer and operates a child protection policy.         

Scottish Charity No. SC0112


£13,391 plus accommodation

Closing Date

Friday, 11 June 2021