Casual Cook 1/Cleaner/Toilet Cleaner/Caretaker

Vacancy posted: Thursday, 8 September 2016

Salary: 8.33 - 8.33
Location: Dumfries

Closing date: 23 October 2016
Job ref. no.: DGA01635


Casual Cook 1/Cleaner/Toilet Cleaner /Caretaker
Various bases throughout Dumfries and Galloway
£8.33 per hour

*Cook 1
You will be required to work in Primary/Secondary schools. General catering duties include: money handling, serving meals, setting up/clearing dining room, dishwashing etc. Experience is preferred but full training will be given if required. A basic Food Hygiene Certificate would be advantageous.

You will be required to undertake general cleaning duties including vacuuming, dusting, emptying bins, cleaning washroom facilities, etc. You must be able to use your own initiative. Experience is desirable, although full training will be provided if required. You must have basic numeracy and literacy skills.

Toilet Cleaner
You will be required to open, clean and close Public Toilets on daily basis throughout the summer season. Experience is desirable, although full training will be provided if required. This post will include some key holder responsibilities.

Duties Include: Cleaning of the toilet areas, entrance and foyer. Toilet Cleaner will also be responsible for the safety, security, and reporting maintenance and repairs required to premises.
You will be a lone worker.

You will be responsible for ensuring security of the premises and its contents including the operation of fire and burglar alarms together with key holder responsibilities and responding to out-of-hours emergency calls.

Duties include the lighting, heating and cleaning of the premises including porterage and handyperson duties. Other tasks arising from the use of the premises include setting out furniture as and when required.

The above salary includes a current living wage supplement.

*This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. From 28 February 2011, 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.

Applicants who have been resident outside the UK within the last 5 years, if offered a position, in addition to a Disclosure Scotland Check, will be required to provide a completed police record check from the police authority in the country or countries in which they were resident.

**This post is subject to candidate vetting through Disclosure Scotland.

For further information please contact:
Area 1 (Wigtownshire) Linda Burns 07885 793 558
Area 2 (Stewartry) Donna Miller 07885 793 570
Area 3 (Nithsdale & Upper Nithsdale) Linda Nelson 07785 700 750
Area 4 (Annandale & Eskdale) Kerry Irish 07711 751 219

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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.

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