Assistant Cook (FIF09522)

Fife Council

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Job Description

Interview Date: Week Commencing 29 January 2018

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.

Assistant Cook will include preparation of food and beverages and organisation of service of food. Duties include transporting and serving of meals, general kitchen and dining room duties and cleaning of the kitchen, its surround and equipment. Completion of basic bookwork may be required.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.51 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.


You must have cooking experience in an education or commercial environment and hold a City & Guilds 706 1 or 2 or equivalent & Elementary Food Hygiene.

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain PVG Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland.


The jobholder may be required to perform other duties, appropriate to the post. Duties and responsibilities may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed. Variations are a common occurrence and as a result it will be necessary to update this job specification from time to time.

The Individual

Organisational Skills

Current Health & Safety Regulations

Administration skills

Literary skills

Numeracy skills

People management skills

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: Belinda Munro on

Applications must be made online at

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