Contract Type



£13 - £16 per hour


1st April 2024

Job Reference



ASA Recruitment are expanding their team of talented and experienced Chefs to become a crucial member of the Care Home network in Edinburgh. We believe in creating a warm and homely environment, where residents can enjoy nutritious and delicious meals tailored to their individual needs.


  • Plan, prepare, and cook well-balanced and nutritious meals for residents, considering dietary restrictions and preferences.
  • Collaborate with the care team to ensure that special dietary requirements and individual preferences are met.
  • Maintain high standards of food hygiene and safety in accordance with relevant regulations.
  • Monitor and manage kitchen supplies, ensuring timely ordering and restocking of ingredients.
  • Create menus that cater to a variety of tastes and accommodate special events or celebrations.
  • Adapt recipes to meet the specific needs of residents, considering texture modification and dietary guidelines.
  • Foster a positive and collaborative working environment within the kitchen.

Job Requirements

  • Valid Right To Work in the UK
  • UK experience as a Chef, preferably in a care home or similar setting.
  • Understanding of food safety regulations and a commitment to maintaining a clean and organised kitchen.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, especially when working with residents and other staff members
  • PVG for Adults – Update required through ASA


  • A competitive pay packet
  • Refer-a-friend and £250 (Love2Vouchers)
  • Holiday hours accrued for the shifts that you work.
  • Varied shift patterns that allow you to choose when you work.

If you are interested in applying for the position of Chef, please get in touch by submitting an up-to-date CV and we be in touch with you.

ASA Recruitment is one of Scotland’s largest independent multi-sector recruitment agencies. We specialise in providing effective tailored solutions for permanent, contract and temporary employment requirements for our Clients and Candidates. We are members of the REC and are ISO certified.


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