Catering Assistant

West Dunbartonshire Council
£17,381 - £18,963 per year
10 Aug 2017
28 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Work Pattern for this 12 hour per week post is: Monday to Thursday 11.00am-1.30pm, Friday 11.00am-1.00pm  

A vacancy has arisen for catering assistant in FerryField Early Learning Centre.  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 clearing away equipment for food service. The postholder's duties will include general cleaning to a high standard 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 an 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.**


This post is considered as Regulated Work with Children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and as such membership with the PVG scheme is essential. 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.

The Individual
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See also:
HE1169 Catering Assistant.pdf