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Renton Primary School, Main Street, Renton, Dumbarton, G82 4NA
£22,011.94 - £23,651.75 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Term Time Only
25 hours per week

Job Description

Vacancies have arisen for Catering Assistants within the authority’s Alexandria area. The post holders will require to assist in the day today operational requirements of the catering service within this premise as required.

Duties will include assisting in basic food preparation and service of all foods in compliance with the Nutritional Requirements for Food and Drinks in schools (Scotland) regulations 2008, compliance with all the relevant legislation as required and setting up / clearing away equipment for food service. The post holder’s duties will include general cleaning to a high standard including crockery, cutlery, kitchen utensils, kitchen and dining room areas, staff rest room and toilets.

The post holders will require to adhere to Food Safety System, Safe Systems of work and Health and Safety Legislation. Knowledge of such legislations would be an advantage as would previous experience in this type of work.

The successful candidate should be able to work on their own initiative as well as part of a team.

Post 1: Renton Primary; 25 Hours; Monday-Friday 8:30am-2pm with 30 minutes break each day; Term Time; Permanent

Post 2: Levenvale Primary; 10 Hours; Monday-Friday 11:30am-1:30pm; Term Time; Permanent

These are part time posts and the salary will be on a pro-rata basis according to the number of hours worked.


This post is considered as Regulated Work with Children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and as such membership with the PVG scheme is essential. Further details of this scheme can be found here.

Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.


The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

The Individual

WDC was voted one of the top ten flexible employers and prides itself in providing flexible working to support work life balance. In addition to this there are also additional benefits:

• Access to the Local Government pension scheme (LGPS) with an employer’s contribution of at least 19.3% and all associated benefits
• A minimum of 25 days annual leave, increasing a day each year up to 35 days as well as 8 fixed public holidays each year
• Access to employee wellbeing supports including occupational health & counselling if ever you need help and support

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