Catering Supervisor (FIF08379)

Fife Council
£14,379 - £17,176 per year Pro Rata
12 Sep 2017
20 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Working Pattern: Monday -Friday between 8.45am -14.15pm

Interview Date: Wednesday 27 September 2017

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the attached Job Pack. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for.  The main terms and conditions of employment are also available via the above link. 

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.

The Catering Division of Catering & Cleaning provides over 20,000 school meals per day.  With a staff of approximately 900 we have the capacity, and capability, to provide a wide range of catering services e.g. from morning coffee to banquet dinners.

Responsible for all activities in a larger, high volume kitchen and its surrounds connected with the provision of a catering service which may include satellite services. 

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.51 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.


Duties include portion control, provision of special dietary meals as directed, bookkeeping, control of hygiene, health and safety in the kitchen; ensuring maintenance and security of equipment, the direction and supervision of employees within the kitchen; and operation control of service.

Adherence to budget control.

You must be educated to City & Guilds 706 1 or 2 or equivalent and hold a valid Elementary Food Hygiene Certificate. 

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


The post holder may be required to perform 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.

It is essential that you hold a current driving Licence as you will be asked to move from one establishment to another timeously and may require to use a Fife Council vehicle.

Some degree of flexibility in working arrangements may be required.

The Individual

Organisational skills,

Current Health and Safety Regulations,

Administration skills,

Literacy skills,

Numerical skills,

Ability to support and mange staff,

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

For further information please contact: Linda Hume by email 

See also:
RR82 TandCs March 2015.doc