Cook 1 Sessional

Vacancy posted: Friday, 14 October 2016

Salary: 16,849 - 17,601
Location: Penicuik

Closing date: 28 October 2016
Job ref. no.: MID01364

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Facility Services within Resources of Midlothian Council operate a catering service based within Primary Schools and High Schools across Midlothian.

This post is based at Cuiken Primary School, Penicuik, working 19 hours per week Monday-Thursday and 38 weeks of the year.

Assisting the Kitchen Catering Supervisor in the day to day operational requirements of the kitchen including the basic food preparation, serving of all foods, cleaning, maintenance and checking of equipment.

The knowledge for the post is acquired through either on or off the job training and experience.

Once in post the Jobholder is required to gain the elementary food hygiene certificate.

Vacancy Information

Position Title: Cook 1 Sessional

Position Number: CT01P07

Directorate: Resources

Location: Cuiken Primary School

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 19 Hours per Week

Working Pattern: Monday – Thursday: 09:00 – 13:45

Weeks per year: 38

Closing date: Thursday 20 October 2016

Interview Date: Friday 28 October 2016

Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.

Based on you working 19 hours over 38 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £7,407.28 per annum.


This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

Successful candidates will require PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with Children. You will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment with Midlothian Council, the cost of which will be met by you.

For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit

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About Midlothian Council

Less than 10 miles south of Edinburgh city centre and with a population of around 80,000 people, Midlothian is a county of contrasts - steeped in history with its diverse historical buildings and picturesque mining villages, yet attracting new developments, both residential and commercial.

As you would expect from the largest employer in Midlothian, employing c 4000 employees, we have an excellent range of career paths. Working for Midlothian Council offers you the opportunity to play a part in making a real difference to the people who live and work in Midlothian, contributing to the development of the local community whilst working in a dynamic and flexible environment.

We are a forward looking organisation, committed to improving the services we deliver, while putting the customer at the centre of what we do. The Council serves a population of 79,710 over a geographical area of 35, 527 hectares.

As an employer we recognise that our most valuable assets are our people and we strive to be an employer of choice by providing a range of benefits to recruit the best people and retain them.

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