• Alltnacriche, Aviemore
  • Full time, 37.5 hours per week with seasonal variation
  • Salary: £14,191 per annum plus accommodation (valued at £4,500 per annum for pension contribution purposes).
  • 3 year appointment 
  • Closing date:  Open vacancy     

What’s the role?

We are looking for a someone to run the kitchen at our 58 bed activity centre at Alltnacriche, just outside Aviemore. 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

This role may be suitable for flexible working arrangements and this can be discussed at interview. The accommodation that is part of the package on offer for this role 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.

Details of the role are in the attached Job Details.  If you’d like to be considered for this post please download and complete parts 2 + 3 of the Application Pack and return these to