Cook

6 days left

Recruiter
Aberdeenshire Council
Location
Scotland
Salary
£14,887 - £15,530 per year
Posted
15 Sep 2016
Closes
06 Oct 2016
Ref
ABS06961
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on the attachments below. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for.

Manage the operation of the kitchen facility to provide healthy, nutritious meals and
snacks whilst maintaining hygiene health & safety
There is a requirement to work variable shift patterns including weekends, evenings and day
times
There is a responsibility for the post holder to demonstrate a commitment to quality service
delivery through continuous improvement for the benefit of the Service and the organisation.

This post is regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

This post has a minimum requirement of two references, one of these must be your current or most recent employer.

Permanent position - Part time 28 hours per week

Informal enquiries to Jennifer Quincey:

jennifer.quincey@aberdeenshire.gov.uk



Responsibilities

Plan and prepare meals.

Direct and supervise kitchen employees.

Ensure hygiene and safe working practices within the kitchen.

Order supplies being mindful of cost.

Maintenance of records for food temperatures and cleaning procedures.

Participate as part of the caring team in overall support for residents.



The Individual

Essential:

Experience of planning and preparing meals in a commercial kitchen.

Experience of menu planning, stock control and working to a budget.

Experience with modern food preparation equipment.

Good numeracy and literacy skills.

Awareness of the importance of integrity, confidentiality, diplomacy and tact.

Good verbal and written communication skills.

Understanding of the relevant legislation in relation to Food Hygiene and Health and Safety in the workplace.

The capacity to cope with physically demanding work.

Awareness of nutritional considerations in relation to older people.

Ability to organise and prioritise workloads in order to achieve deadlines.



See also:
Applying for a job with Aberdeenshire Council.pdf
Job Profile Unit Cook - Supervisor 2008-12-16.pdf