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Keith Grammar School, School Road, Keith, Banffshire, Moray, AB55 5ES
£0 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Term Time Full Time
35.5 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

To ensure the effective operation of an individual catering unit to the highest standard in respect of all users of the service.



To supervise and ensure the effective operation of an individual catering unit.

To produce the required school meals to standards required by the Food and Drink in Schools Scotland regulations 2020

To produce the required nursery meals to standards required by NHS Setting the Table guidance

To ensure a high standard of customer care in respect of all users of the service.

To ensure that the highest standards of Health and Safety are applied.


The Individual

Significant experience of working in a kitchen environment

Experience of staff supervision

Experience in cash handling

Experience of working as part of at team

Catering Qualification

Elementary Food Hygiene qualifications PVG Membership for Regulated work with Children or willingness to obtain prior to a formal offer of employment being made Good standard of numeracy skills (for cash handling)

Ability to work to timescales and work under pressure without compromising efficiency or safety

Experience with modern food preparation equipment

An understanding of relevant legislation in relation to Food Hygiene and Health & Safety in the workplace

Strong customer care skills and focus

Self motivated and ability to remain task focused

Ability to prepare hot and cold food and attention to detail with regard to food presentation Ability to follow instructions i.e. from Line Manager

Effective verbal & written communication skills

Ability to work to timescales and work under pressure without comprising efficiency of safety Use own initiative

Ability to plan work schedules

Ability to develop and maintain good relationships for team working with colleagues and other Moray Council employees

Appropriate communications skills for interaction with school pupils

High standard of personal hygiene

Effective organisational skills and ability to organise and work to detailed time plans Understanding of importance of effective team working Willingness to accept direction/delegation

Awareness of potential hazards in a kitchen environment

Ability to lift large pots and pans in accordance with moving and handling regulations Ability to reach and bend

Ability to stand for long periods of time


Closing date:  26 August 2022

Starting Salary £22,799.40 

Hourly Rate:  £11.85

Working hours:  35.5 per week / 44.94 weeks per year


Further information:  01343 557088