Catering Assistant (RE-ADVERTISEMENT)

West Dunbartonshire Council
£17,034 - £18,616 per year Pro Rata
10 Jan 2017
30 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

This position is a RE-ADVERTISEMENT previous applicants need not re-apply.

A vacancy has  arisen for a catering assistant within St Stephen's Primary for 10 hours per week (term time). Work pattern: Monday to Friday 11.30am-1.30pm.

The postholder will require to assist in the day to day operational requirements of the catering service within the school.  

Duties will include assisting in  basic food preparation and service of all foods in compliance with the Nutritional Requirements for Food and Drinks in schools (Scotland) regulations 2008, compliance with all the relevant legislation as required. Setting up and cleaning away equipment for food service. The postholder's duties will include general cleaning to a high standard of crockery, cutlery, kitchen utensils, also kitchen and dining room areas, staff rest room and toilets.

The postholder will require to adhere to Food Safety System, Safe Systems of work and Health and Safety Legislation. A knowledge of such legislation would be and advantage as would previous experience in this type of work.

The successful candidate should be able to work on their own initiative as well as part of a team.   

This is a part-time post and the salary will be pro-rata to the number of hours worked.


The new PVG scheme replaces enhanced disclosures when undertaking work with Children or Vulnerable Adults. This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Further details of this scheme can be found here. Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.


The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975. Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

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See also:
HE1151 Catering Assistant.pdf