Assistant Cook (FIF05276)

Fife Council
£12,896 - £14,041 per year Pro Rata
21 Sep 2016
28 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Contact Type: Temporary for 1 year

Interview Date: Week Commencing 10 October 2016

Working Pattern: 30 hours per week, 52 weeks per year (5 over 7 day pattern)

Fife Council is the third largest authority in Scotland and the largest employer in Fife. We employ approximately 18,000 people to provide 900 different services to approximately 360,000 people and we have one of the highest overall customer satisfaction ratings for a council in the UK.  The services we provide range from education, social work, housing and neighbourhood services to transportation, looking after the environment and developing the economy.

Assistant Cook will include preparation of food and beverages and organisation of service of food.  Duties include transporting and serving of meals, general kitchen and dining room  duties and cleaning of the kitchen, its surround and equipment.  Completion of basic bookwork may be required.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.33 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.


You must have cooking experience in an education or commercial environment and hold a City & Guilds 706 1 or 2 or equivalent & Elementary Food Hygiene.

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain PVG Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland.


The jobholder may be required to perform other duties, appropriate to the post.  Duties and responsibilities may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed.  Variations are a common occurrence and as a result it will be necessary to update this job specification from time to time.

The Individual

Organisational Skills

Current Health & Safety Regulations

Administration skills

Literary skills

Numeracy skills

People management skills

In Fife Council how we work matters and you will be responsible for being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council employees:

  • Take ownership
  • Focus on customers
  • Work together
  • Embrace technology & information
  • Deliver results

Please Contact: Monica Cunniffe, or 07903749707

See also:
Assistant Cook.pdf
RR82 TandCs March 2015.pdf