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  • Ref no: MID03292
  • Published: 16/3/2020
  • Closes: 30/3/2020
  • Location: Newbattle High School, Newbattle Community Campus, Newbattle Way, Easthouses, Dalkeith, EH22 4SX
  • Salary: £18,315.00 - £19,122.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Part Time
  • Hours: 7.5 hours per week

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

Job Vacancy



Facility Services within Resources of Midlothian Council operate a catering service based with Primary Schools and High Schools across Midlothian.

This post is based in Newbattle Centre Coffee Shop.

Saturday 08:30 - 16:30

Sunday 09:30 - 16:30

Assisting in the day to day operational requirements of the kitchen/Coffee Shop including the basic food preparation, serving of all foods, cleaning, and maintenance and checking of equipment.

The knowledge for the post is acquired through either on or off the job training and experience.

Once in post the Jobholder is required to gain the elementary food hygiene certificate.


INTERVIEW DATE - 7 April 2020

CLOSING DATE - 30 March 2020

Job Advert


Position Title: Catering Assistant  x 2

Directorate: FM Services                           

Location: Newbattle Centre Coffee Shop                                               

Contract Status: Fixed Term         

Hours of Work: Post 1 = Saturday 08.30 -16.30 – 7hr 30 mins

                         Post 2 = Sunday 09.30 -16.30 – 6hr 30 mins            

Weeks per year: 52

Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.

Based on you working 7 hours 30 minutes over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £3,815.66 per annum.

Based on you working 6 hours 30 minutes over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £3,306.90 per annum.




This post is considered Regulated Work with Children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.
Successful candidates will require PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with Children, You will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment with Midlothian Council, the cost of which will be met by you. For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit

Additional Information

If you have difficulty applying for this post or accessing attached documents, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please call 0131 271 3063 to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team stating the post reference number.

Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

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