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Catering Assistant X2

Catering Assistant X2

Posted 19 November 2018 by Midlothian Council
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Facility Services within Resources of Midlothian Council operate a catering service based with Primary Schools and High Schools across Midlothian.

Assisting the Kitchen Catering Supervisor in the day to day operational requirements of the kitchen including the basic food preparation, serving of all foods, cleaning, maintenance and checking of equipment.

The knowledge for the post is acquired through either on or off the job training and experience.

Once in post the Jobholder is required to gain the elementary food hygiene certificate.

CLOSING DATE -19th November 2018

INTERVIEW DATE -28th November 2018

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Position Title: Catering Assistant X2                   

Position Number: CT01P21

Directorate:  Resources                

Location: Mayfield Primary Kitchen & Kind Park Primary Kitchen                             

Contract Status: Fixed term – 1 year from start date    

Hours of Work: 13 &19.50 

Working Pattern: 13 hrs post; Mon -Thur: 11.15 – 14.30 -Mayfield

                           19.50 hrs post; Mon – Thur: 09.30 – 13.30 Fri: 08.00 – 11.30-Kingspark         

Weeks per year: 38

Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.

Based on you working 13 hours over 38 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £5,192.52 per annum.

Based on you working 19.50 hours over 38 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £7,788.78 per annum.


This post is considered Regulated Work with Children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.
Successful candidates will require PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with Children, You will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment with Midlothian Council, the cost of which will be met by you.For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit

Additional Information

If you have difficulty applying for this post or accessing attached documents, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please callto speak to a member of the Recruitment Team stating the post reference number.

Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

Reference: 36596299

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