Cook 3

Vacancy posted: Thursday, 13 October 2016

Salary: 8,035 - 8,645
Location: Dumfries

Closing date: 26 October 2016
Job ref. no.: DGA01727


Cook 3 (15/3500)
Ae Primary School
£8,035 - £8,645

You will be required to work 20.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday), 38 weeks per year. Times of work will be discussed at interview.

You will be required to take charge of a primary school kitchen. You will be given direction / support from your line manager. You must have cooking skills/experience.

Part of your duties within this role will include the following:

• Organising the day-to-day running of this kitchen
• Ordering of supplies
• Control of portion sizes, etc
• Rota Management
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
• Be able to approach problem management with ease
• Deal with any complaint

Having knowledge of the following would be beneficial to this post:

• Evaluating food costs
• Menu planning
• Managing the kitchen budget
• H.A.S.A.W. and CookSafe
• Follow procedures
• An awareness of the current food trends and customer awareness

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.

For further information please contact: Linda Nelson, Area 3 Supervisor on 07785 700 750.

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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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