Day/Night/Bank Residential Workers required.

Closing Date

Cook - Brandyburn

Shifts: 20 hours a week

Locations: Elderslie

Job Type: Permanent

Salary Scale £11.83 p/h

*£500 Welcome Bonus *£1000 Recommend A Friend Bonus!

About us

Spark of Genius is one of Scotland’s largest residential child care providers. For over 25 years, we have been delivering high quality care to young people who need to be looked after. Spark of Genius is also part of the UK-wide CareTech family who are committed to providing each child with opportunities to have their individual needs met.

In your new role

You will provide a healthy menu and meet dietary needs of young people, working in collaboration with Residential Staff, you will achieve this by:


  • Preparing and cooking a selection of healthy meals on a daily basis
  • Meeting dietary needs of young people on an individual basis
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with young people
  • Recording food temperatures on relevant log sheets
  • Preparing food for visitors
  • Ensuring that you remain within the budgets set for provisions when buying in the shopping for the home

Other Requirements

  • Responsibility for ensuring and promoting the safeguarding of any young people that you may come into contact with
  • Work in accordance with Spark of Genius vision and aims
  • Co-operate with the company in complying with Health and Safety requirements, follow Company policies, to acquaint yourself with the Fire, Health and Safety Procedures at your place of work and report any unsafe practices and conditions
  • The post holder may be reasonably expected to undertake other duties commensurate with the level of responsibility that may be allocated from time to time
  • It is the responsibility of the post holder to comply with Health and Safety and Equal Opportunities requirements at all times
  • Any other reasonable management instruction

The above job description forms part of your main terms and conditions of employment.  The Company reserves the right to vary duties and responsibilities at anytime within legal notification frameworks, however, not outside what is considered reasonable to the original post.