WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO WELCOMING A NEW STAFF MEMBER NEXT MONTH WHICH WILL ENABLE US TO HOST LUNCH CLUBS AND EVENTS! IF YOU OR ANYONE YOU KNOW MAY BE INTERESTED IN COMING ALONG TO LUNCH CLUB OR SOCIAL EVENTS/INFORMATION AFTERNOONS THEN PLEASE GET IN TOUCH AT fernskitchencatering@gmail or call us on 07565651031
FERNS FISH FRIDAYS IS BACK!!
FISH,CHIPS AND PEAS
DESSERT or SOUP
ALL FOR AN AMAZING £5.50!!!
We’re exhibiting at the Eat Well, Drink Well, Age Well #StayNourished Event for Nutrition and Hydration Week on the 15th of March in Edinburgh. Join us any time between 11am and 2pm to speak to the broad range of organisations listed below, all of whom support older people with their nutrition and hydration needs.
To find out more and to book your complimentary tickets visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/eat-well-drink-well-age-well-staynourished-tickets-55013096653?aff=eand
- Care UK Residential Care Service – who will have their ‘Eating as we Age’ guide available
- East Well Age Well – run a variety of projects and offer training
- Ecology Centre – to tell us about community gardening and food education
- Edinburgh Community Food – also run a range of projects, offer training and help coordinate the Edinburgh Community Café network
- Fern’s Kitchen – runs a café in one of Viewpoint Housing’s sheltered housing complexes in Edinburgh
- Focus Games – will be helping us to play their ‘Food in Later Life’ and ‘Hydration’ board games which are designed as an aid to learning
- Home Instead Senior Care – will be presenting the results of research YouGov did for them into the eating habits of older generations in Britain
- Meal Makers – bring together those who love to cook and share food, with a local older neighbour
- Outside the Box – whose Food Buddies project has a range of booklets to help people to live well with dementia around all aspects of food
- Parley Box – will have samples from their range of ambient ready meals designed for older people
- Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland – is an awarding body for a number of qualifications in Food Safety and Food & Health
- Tap Into IT – who help older people to order food shopping online
PLEASE COME ALONG AND FIND OUT MORE
Support and Development Worker
Part time 16– 20 hours per week (negotiable) £17 600 pro rata
Ferns Kitchen Catering CIC is a community café based within a sheltered housing complex in south Edinburgh. We reduce social isolation and loneliness by providing a safe and welcoming café space with social activities aimed at over 50s. We also provide outside catering and offer volunteering and training opportunities to local people with barriers to employment.
We are looking for a part time support and development worker to help with the running of the social events and setting up of lunch clubs in the café. You will also liaise with other local organisations to promote Ferns and work together to maximise the benefit to the customers. The support and development worker be the first point of contact for visitors and residents coming to the café. They will have the ability to create a friendly and welcoming environment where people will feel relaxed and able to enjoy the company have access to nutritious food and join in with activities within the project. This is a great opportunity for the right person to use their skills and vision to enable local residents who have become isolated to widen their social networks. This is a new venture which offers the scope for creative development in an exciting and rewarding social enterprise.
The successful candidate will be required to
▪organise, publicise and promote lunch clubs
▪create and deliver activities for the lunch clubs
▪interact with customers in the café to encourage socialisation
▪liaise with local organisations
▪help out in the café as needed
▪ assist to support and train volunteers
▪market events and activities
Awareness of the issues facing people who are 50 and over
An understanding of the problems associated with isolation
▪good communication skills and an ability to engage with people
▪ Excellent organisational skills
▪Have the initiative to work well on your own, but alsothe ability to work with others
▪knowledge of local resources desirable
This position is subject to a satisfactory PVG
The project is funded for 8 months after which time we hope to extend the job with the possibility of a continued role dependant on funding.
To apply for this position please send a current CV and a cover letter detailing the experience that you have relating to each point on the person specification. Please supply the names of 2 referees, one of which should be your last employer (voluntary or paid) to email@example.com
Ferns Kitchen Catering
10 Cameron Crescent
Applications should be received by Sunday 3rd March and interviews will be held Monday 11th March
Ferns are looking for a volunteer delivery driver for a few hours a week, varied hours to help us to deliver amazing outside catering to local organisations! Driver will need their own car and we will offer monthly milage allowance, coffee and snacks.
The hours vary week to week so flexibility is a must
If this sounds like something you wiuld be interested in lease contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Ferns Kitchen is looking for a part-time volunteer delivery car + driver for approx. 6 hours a week. We are a community café based in the Southside of Edinburgh and we require someone reliable to deliver our outside catering and frozen ready meals with a smile! This role may suit someone who has retired or has another part time post. The times will vary according to the needs that week. Must have own car (monthly petrol costs reimbursed)
Please contact us at email@example.com
Come and be part of the team 😊
Ferns Kitchen has been selected as one of the possible recipients of the Tesco Groundwork Fund! We are delighted but we need your help! If you are using Tesco in one of the areas listed below, please feed your token into the FERNS KITCHEN CATERING slot to help us fund our services!
2340 Corstorphine EH12 7UQ Extra
5484 CRAIGLOCKHART EXP EH14 1AT Express
5305 EDINBURGH BRUNTSFIELD METRO EH10 5DN Metro
2461 Edinburgh Colinton Mains (D) (B) EH13 9AH Superstores
6423 EDINBURGH GRACEMT EXP EH16 6RS Express
6551 EDINBURGH HAYMARK EXP EH12 5LQ Express
5769 Edinburgh Hermiston Gate EH11 4DG Superstores
6550 EDINBURGH NIDDRIE EXP EH16 4DT Express
6658 EDINBURGH ROSBURN EXP EH12 5NG Express
6850 EDINBURGH STENHSE EXP EH11 3DQ Express
5189 RBS EDINBURGH EXP EH12 9BH Express
Many Thanks for your support 🙂
Hello! We at Ferns are looking for volunteer board members! We require individuals with knowledge of business/marketing/finance/accounting to sit on our board. We will meet a few times a year. We are a Social Enterprise and community cafe aiming to reduce isolation in the local over 60’s population. We also offer volunteering/training/employability for those with barriers to employment. We have outside catering and take away menus to compliment our cafe menu!
If you feel you have the skills and can commit to meeting at least 5 times a year then please email us for an application form
We look forward to hearing from you 🙂
Hi folks! It’s that time of the week again when its time for fish and chips and a cuppa with your favourite people.
Driver with own transport required 2-4 hours per week. South Edinburgh. Paid sessionally. Mileage included. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 07565651031 for further details.
Cv and cover letter to
Ferns Kitchen Catering CIC
10 Cameron Crescent