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We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Kitchen Assistant to join our existing kitchen team. The kitchen produces a varied menu made from locally sourced ingredients served in our busy Bar Café as well as a range of sandwiches, soups and baked goodies for sale in our ground floor coffee shop.

The Kitchen Assistant should have experience of working in a busy kitchen environment and must be able to work as part of team.  Our ideal candidate will have the ability and willingness to work flexibly, including evenings and weekends, and must be able to work calmly and efficiently whilst under pressure.  Food Handler certification would be an advantage but is not essential. 

Typical duties will include: assisting in the preparation and serving of food; maintaining high standards of hygiene and cleanliness in all areas of the kitchen and food storage areas; dish washing; and assisting in the maintenance of Health and Safety standards.  A full job description can be downloaded from the list on this page

This is a permanent post with a probationary period of 6 months.  Hours of work are flexible, with no guaranteed minimum.  The rate of pay is £6.90 per hour.  Annual leave entitlement is a pro rata equivalent to 31 days per annum and a contributory pension scheme is available.  All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and be in possession of any necessary work permits and/or visa.

If you are interested in applying for this post please send us your CV with a covering letter by email to by 13th September 2015. 


We are currently seeking to appoint a Trading Company Manager to be responsible for the effective, efficient and profitable running of the Trading Company, including the Bar Café, Kitchen, and Coffee Shop.

The ideal candidate must have significant and demonstrable bar management experience, as well as strong knowledge of market trends in the bar industry. You will have excellent communication skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office software and experience of computerised till systems. You must be able to provide accurate and timely information to a high standard to tight deadlines, whilst working calmly and efficiently.

It is essential that you are a Personal Licence Holder, and that you have a flexible attitude to shift patterns and availability.

We want to hear from a candidate with flair, and a proven track record in customer service, who can maintain a professional and polite attitude at all times.

This is a permanent position with a probationary period of six months.

Applicants must be aged 18 years or over, eligible to work in the UK and, if applicable, must hold any necessary work permits and/or visas.

Applicants must be available for interview at the Traverse Theatre, 10 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 31 August 2015.

To apply, please download the application pack and return it to, or send it via the address listed in the pack. 


Traverse Theatre (Scotland) Ltd: Registered in Scotland SC076037. A charity registered in Scotland No SC002368
Registered office: Traverse Theatre, 10 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh EH1 2ED.

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