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  • Ref no: EDN12282
  • Published: 13/1/2020
  • Closes: 27/1/2020
  • Location: Clermiston Primary School, Parkgrove Place, Edinburgh, EH4 7NP
  • Rate: £9.07
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Term Time Part Time
  • Hours: 16 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description


Catering Assistant (Cook 1)
Various North West Edinburgh Schools

Rate: £9.07 per hour (including living wage allowance) - pro-rata for 38 weeks sessional
Hours: various available between 8 and 16 per week, 38 weeks per year

The role of Catering Assistant (Cook 1) reports to the Cook 3 and Catering Supervisor within either a primary or secondary school. 

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a winning team responsible for the preparation and delivery of healthy, nutritional meals to our school children across the North West of Edinburgh.

The main responsibilities include basic food and drink preparation, food service, setting up and clearing down of dining room, general cleaning and in high schools possibly some cash handling.  Ideally you will have experience of working in a similar environment or within a service industry however this is not essential as training will be given.

Please see attached documents for full job description and locations.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.

The City of Edinburgh Council applies a Living Wage allowance to ensure that all employees earn at least £9.07 per hour. Successful applicants will be paid the hourly rate as advertised, plus the allowance, in order to bring their earnings to £9.07 per hour.

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