Job Title:             School Cook

Salary:                 £19,873.10 per annum

Location:             Falkland House School, Falkland Estate, Falkland

Hours:                 40 hours per week

Contract:             Permanent

If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of children and young people, we have the role for you!

The successful applicant will demonstrate a passion for food and be creative, forward thinking and keen to assert their style. The school operates a term-time only kitchen which caters for pupils and staff on a daily basis with a variety of dietary requirements.

The candidate must be someone who will work as part of a team to perform a variety of regular and one-off cleaning tasks and duties as directed by their line manager, ensuring that H&S standards are met in the kitchen.  The successful applicant will hold Food Safety and Hygiene Certificates.

About the School

Falkland House School is one of Scotland's top providers of education and care to boys with Additional Support Needs. We were in fact one of the first independent schools in Scotland to be awarded Autism Accreditation by the National Autistic Society.

For over 16 years Options Autism have provided care and education to children, young people and adults with autism, complex needs and learning difficulties. As part of Outcomes First Group we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

About the Role

The purpose of this role is to lead the kitchen in delivering high quality food and menu service during term time to all pupils, staff and visitors at Falkland House School.  To take responsibility for the preparation, presentation and serving of all meals to an exceptional standard.

Why join Options Autism?


Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the children and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS.

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