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  • Ref no: SIC04040
  • Published: 13/2/2020
  • Closes: 27/2/2020
  • Location: Eric Gray Centre, Kantersted Road, Lerwick, ZE1 0RJ
  • Rate: £9.66 - £10.05 per hour
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Part Time
  • Hours: 10 hours per week

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The Kitchen Assistant will undertake, normally under the general direction of the Team Leader or Assistant Manager undertake  the preparation, simple cooking, and serving of food within the kitchen in a residential care home or other similar establishment.

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 C
  • Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.1172 per hour
  • Employees on grade C will be paid a Scottish Living Wage supplement of £0.53 per hour. The hourly rate will therefore be £10.19 per hour.
  • Permanent Part Time post for 10.0 Hours per Week, 52.18 weeks per year 
  • 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.
  • Hours of work will be Monday to Friday 11.45 - 13:45.
  • This post is primarily for serving lunches, washing dishes and preparing the area for serving.  There may also be elements of laundry and cleaning involved.

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 Eric Gray@Seafield, Lerwick.

For further details relating to this post, please contact:  Connie Russell, Team Leader on 01595 745560 or e-mail

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


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