Cook 3

Dumfries & Galloway Council

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Cook 3 (15/2584)
Lochrutton Primary School
£8,623 - £9,277

You will be required to work 22 hours per week (Monday to Friday, hours will be discussed at interview), 38 weeks per year.

This position is to take charge of a primary school kitchen. You will be given direction / support from your line manager. You must have Catering Manager or supervisory experience as well as cooking skills / experience

Part of your duties within this role will include the following:

• Organising the day-to-day running of the kitchen
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
• Be able to approach problem management with ease
• Deal with any complaints

Having knowledge of the following would be beneficial to this post:

• Evaluating food costs
• Menu planning
• Managing the kitchen budget
• H.A.S.A.W. and Cooksafe
• Able to follow procedures

Also an awareness of the current food trends and customer awareness is desirable.

This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. From 28 February 2011, preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to formal offer of employment being made by Dumfries and Galloway Council.

Applicants who have been resident outside the UK within the last 5 years, if offered a position, in addition to a Disclosure Scotland Check, will be required to provide a completed police record check from the police authority in the country or countries in which they were resident.

For further information please contact: Rhona Dickie on 07825 849 147.

Applications must be made online at

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