Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012
Cook 1 (Temporary)
Park Primary School, Ashwood Drive, Stranraer
£6.96 - £7.39 per hour
Working 9.75 hours per week, 38 weeks per year. Hours of work: 12 noon to 1.57 pm.
Your job will be to assist the catering manager in a large busy primary school kitchen. Tasks will include the following:
Preparation of dining area / clean down
Serving pupils at either service area
General kitchen duties such as light food preparation (sandwich making, fruit pots etc)
Encouraging young people in the dining room
Working as part of a small team, you must be able to use your own initiative as there will be occasions where you will be working alone in the dining area. Be willing to operate machinery as and when required. Must be child friendly and have a flexible approach to the service requirements.
In-house training will be given to the successful candidate with regard to CookSafe procedures / Health & Safety.
Temporary post for a period up to March 2013.
Dumfries and Galloway Council currently applies a temporary Living Wage Supplement to all Council employees earning less that £7.20 per hour, there are limitations that apply and this is subject to a review.
For further information please contact Linda Burns on 01776 70 7500.
This post is considered as 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 formal offer of employment being made by Dumfries and Galloway Council.
Job Reference: DGA002504
Closing Date: 05-Jul-2012
About Dumfries and Galloway Council
Dumfries and Galloway is the third largest region in Scotland. It covers 2,380 square miles and has an estimated population of 148,060 - that's around 60 people a square mile compared with the Scottish average of 168. Our Council has a clear vision: "to make Dumfries and Galloway the best place in Scotland to live, learn, work, visit and grow." It also has a set of values that underpin all its work. These are: • Customer First • Continuous improvement • Equality and diversity • Local decision making and service delivery • Openness and communication • Team work and partnership • Trust and honesty • They work to achieve that by delivering the actions in the Community Plan for Dumfries and Galloway the Corporate Plan for the Council and the Single Outcome Agreement with the Scottish Government. The Council delivers its services through five departments with a staff of just under 8000 people. Also included within the Council are the Police and Fire and Rescue Service.