Cook in Charge - Happyhansel Primary School

Shetland Islands Council

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The Cook-in-Charge is responsible for all activities in a small kitchen and its surrounds connected with the provision of a catering service.

Duties will include:

Skilled cooking activities connected with the full range of meals Menu planning – incorporating and ensuring that the Nutritional Standards required by the authority are implemented. Food preparation and cooking, and the provision of special dietary meals where appropriate, and the provision of meals on wheels if required. Operating within pre-set budgets, implementing portion control, purchasing and stock control. Operational control of service point including transported meals as appropriate The direction and/or supervision of other employees (including allocation of duties, work rotas and on the job training as appropriate) Ensuring the implementation of the ‘Food Safety’ policy through the implementation of hygiene standards and health and safety in the kitchen.

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 G Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.0608 per hour Permanent Term Time Part Time post for 30.0 Hours per Week, 39 weeks per year plus 6.04 weeks (pro rata) paid holiday to be taken during school holidays 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. 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 Happyhansel Primary School, Walls

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Lynda Duck, Team Leader - 01595 744129 -

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

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