Catering Assistant (Permanent & Temporary)

Vacancy posted: Friday, 14 October 2016

Salary: 17,034 - 18,616
Location: Clydebank

Closing date: 30 October 2016
Job ref. no.: WDN00886

Job Description

Vacancies have arisen for catering assistants within St Peter the Apostle High School and St Stephen's Primary. The postholder will require to assist in the day to day operational requirements of the catering service within the school.

Post 1:

15 hours per week (term-time), St Peter the Apostle High School, temporary maternity leave cover until 29th June 2017. Work pattern: Monday to Friday 10.00am-1.00pm.

Post 2:

15 hours per week(term-time)(permanent), St Peter the Apostle High School. Work pattern: Monday to Friday 10.00am-1.00pm.

Post 3:

10 hours per week (term-time) (permanent), St Stephen's Primary School. Work pattern: Monday to Friday 11.30am-1.30pm.

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. Setting up and cleaning away equipment for food service. The postholder's duties will include general cleaning to a high standard of crockery, cutlery, kitchen utensils, also kitchen and dining room areas, staff rest room and toilets.

The postholder will require to adhere to Food Safety System, Safe Systems of work and Health and Safety Legislation. A knowledge of such legislation would be and 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.

This is a part-time post and the salary will be pro-rata to the number of hours worked.


The new PVG scheme replaces enhanced disclosures when undertaking work with Children or Vulnerable Adults. This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. 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.

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About West Dunbartonshire Council

Situated in the West of Scotland with just over 90,000 residents we have a choice of rural, urban and waterfront locations. The area has a rich past shaped by its world famous shipyards along the Clyde, and boasts many attractions ranging from the iconic Titan crane and Dumbarton Rock to the beauty of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.

We are just half an hour from Glasgow (via the A82 or M8) and there is easy access and a half-hourly train service which provides connections to Loch Lomond, Glasgow and beyond. The Council is the largest employer in the area with over 6,000 employees and a gross annual budget of more than ÃÆ'âہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚£243 million, and offers rewarding and challenging jobs and careers across a diverse range of public services.

We offer various flexible working opportunities to help you to achieve work/life balance, depending on the type of job you are applying for and your circumstances.

We want to support our employee to remain active and healthy and offer a range of wellbeing support including access to independent Counselling Services, Occupational Health Service and physiotherapy service.

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