Assistant Cook

Recruiter
Aberdeenshire Council
Location
Scotland
Salary
£12,082 - £12,881 per year
Posted
19 Sep 2016
Closes
04 Oct 2016
Ref
ABS06880
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.

You have experience of preparing and cooking meals in quantity and have an Elementary Hygiene Certificate. As well as being able to work to guidelines you have a genuine interest in food and the needs of children.

Assist the Unit Supervisor to run a large kitchen, primarily by cooking and preparing food
Undertake the planning, preparation and serving of meals
Responsible for the ordering of supplies and maintenance of hygiene and Health and Safety in the kitchen

This post is regulated work with children 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 1 reference. This must be your current or most recent employer

This post is worked over 5 days per week during term time - 8am until 2pm

Informal enquiries to: Catherine Mutch 07765 896649



Responsibilities

• Assist the Unit Supervisor to operate the kitchen in an efficient manner
• Carry out cooking and preparation tasks



The Individual

Essential Criteria
• Experience in preparing and cooking of meals in quantity
• Elementary Hygiene Certificate or equivalent experience 
• Ability to use own initiative
• To be adaptable/creative
• Ability to work to guidelines
• Have a genuine interest in food and the needs of children
• Communication skills to deal at all levels


Desirable Criteria 
• Cooking Certificate or equivalent
• Health and Safety training



See also:
Applying for a job with Aberdeenshire Council.pdf