Catering Assistant (Cook 1) - South East Edinburgh - EDN11591

City of Edinburgh Council

  • Location: Edinburgh
  • £9.07 per hour, Grade 1
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: EDN11591

Job Description


Catering Assistant (Cook 1)
Various South East Edinburgh Schools

Edinburgh Living Wage: £9.07 per hour
Hours: various available between 10 and 16 per week, 38 weeks per year

The role of Catering Assistant (Cook 1) reports to the Cook 3 and Catering Supervisor within either a primary or secondary school. We are looking for 2 Catering Assistants (Cook 1) to join the team.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a winning team responsible for the preparation and delivery of healthy, nutritional meals to our school children across the South East of Edinburgh.

The main responsibilities include basic food and drink preparation, food service, setting up and clearing down of dining room, general cleaning and in high schools possibly some cash handling. Ideally you will have experience of working in a similar environment or within a service industry however this is not essential as training will be given.

Please see attached documents for full job description and locations.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.

The City of Edinburgh Council applies a Living Wage allowance to ensure that all employees earn at least £9.07 per hour. Successful applicants will be paid the hourly rate as advertised, plus the allowance, in order to bring their earnings to £9.07 per hour.

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