Temporary PVG Chef/Cook - Edinburgh and Surrounding Areas

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Job Title: Temporary PVG Chef/Cook - Edinburgh and Surrounding Areas

Salary: £14-£16 per hour

Are you a skilled Chef or Cook with a PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) certification, ready for a temporary and fulfilling role in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas? If you're passionate about preparing delicious and nutritious meals, ensuring the safety and well-being of vulnerable individuals, this temporary opportunity is tailor-made for you!

Are you who we're looking for?

We are seeking a Temporary PVG Chef/Cook with the following attributes:

  • Mandatory PVG Certification: A valid PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) certification is essential. If you don't have one or need an update, don't worry – we cover the cost! HRC Recruitment will cover the cost of updating your PVG.
  • Culinary Experience: Previous experience as a Chef or Cook, preferably in healthcare or social care settings.
  • Creativity: A flair for creating appetising and wholesome meals.
  • Communication Skills: Effective communication to collaborate with the care team.
  • Adaptability: Flexibility to meet the dynamic needs of temporary meal preparation.
  • Passion for Care: A commitment to providing nourishing meals for a positive impact on resident's lives.

What does the day to day look like?

As a Temporary PVG Chef/Cook, your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Culinary Excellence: Preparing and cooking meals that meet dietary requirements and safety standards.
  • Collaborative Work: Working closely with care staff to ensure resident's dietary needs are met.
  • Safety Protocols: Adhering to established food safety and hygiene regulations.
  • Record Keeping: Maintaining accurate records of food preparation and minimising wastage.
  • Team Collaboration: Participating in team meetings to discuss temporary meal plans and requirements.
  • Career Growth: Opportunities for career advancement and skill development within the culinary field.


If you're enthusiastic about making a positive impact on resident's lives through culinary expertise in a temporary capacity, we want to hear from you. Please get in touch with Jack Mowbray at jmowbray@hrcrecruitment.co.uk or call 01313222610, or simply click the apply button below to send in your CV.

Join our team and contribute to the well-being of those in need while gaining valuable experience in a temporary PVG Chef/Cook role, with the added benefit of HRC Recruitment covering the cost of updating your PVG.

HRC Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be treated with the utmost consideration

GBP14 - GBP16 per hour
Temp or Contract
Job Posted: 
Wed, 24 Jan 2024
Closing Date: 
Wed, 21 Feb 2024

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