Mobile Catering Assistant (FIF08108)

Fife Council

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Job Description

Working Pattern: Monday to Friday between 09:00 and 20:00

Interview Date: Friday 25 August 2017

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the attached Job Pack. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for. The main terms and conditions of employment are also available via the above link. 

Fife Council is the third largest authority in Scotland and the largest employer in Fife. We employ approximately 18,000 people to provide 900 different services to approximately 360,000 people and we have one of the highest overall customer satisfaction ratings for a council in the UK. The services we provide range from education, social work, housing and neighbourhood services to transportation, looking after the environment and developing the economy.

Carry out duties under direct supervision within the kitchen, involving the preparation, simple cooking and the serving of food.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.33 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.


Duties will include basic food/ beverage preparation (eg. preparation of vegetables/snacks); simple cooking (eg. reconstitution/heating of prepared food); serving of meals; general kitchen, dining room duties (eg. washing up, setting up and clearing away equipment/tables), cleaning of the kitchen, its surround and equipment

You must have the ability to relate to children, young people and adults and the ability to work within a team and on own initiative.


These duties may be carried out in any local authority establishment throughout Fife as required. 

The duties of this post may include cash handling.

You may be asked on a daily basis to move from one establishment to another to provide cover. When not providing cover you will remain in the establishment specified as your base. Some degree of flexibility in working arrangements may be required.

The Individual

Organisational Skills and Physical Co-ordination. 

In Fife Council how we work matters and you will be responsible for being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council employees:

Take ownership Focus on customers Work together Embrace technology & information Deliver results

 For Further Information Please Contact: Shirley McKie

Applications must be made online at

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