Kitchen Assistant - North Haven Care Centre

Shetland Islands Council

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The Kitchen Assistant will undertake, normally under the general direction of a higher graded operative in a kitchen, the preparation, simple cooking, and serving of food in a residential care home or other similar establishment.

The Kitchen Assistant will be aware of and adhere to health and safety rules and regulations (including COSHH regs) relating to all aspects of the post including the use of electrical equipment.

Specific duties will include:

Cleaning of the kitchen, its surrounds and equipment to ensure that it is kept in a hygienic condition The basic preparation of food and beverages - for example, the preparation of vegetables and snacks Simple cooking, transportation and serving of meals Operation of powered equipment including domestic-type laundry equipment.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

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Additional Information The grade of this post is C Employees on grade C the first point of grade C will be paid a Scottish Living Wage supplement of £0.62 per hour. The hourly rate will therefore be £8.45 per hour exclusive of Distant Island Allowance. Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.0608 per hour Permanent Part Time post for 15.0 Hours per Week hours per week, 52.18 weeks per year Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made A relocation package does not apply to this post We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland The successful candidate will be subject to satisfactory Pre-Employment Medical screening with our Occupational Health provider. Not suitable for Job Share Not suitable for Remote Working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at North Haven Care Centre, Brae

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Iain MacBride, Team Leader, Telephone 01595 743850 or email

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

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