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Cornhill School, Aberdeen, AB16 5BL
£11.24 - £12.58 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Term Time Part Time
30 hours per week

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Location: Cornhill School
Duration:  Permanent, 30 hours per week, term time

*Please note there will be a 15 minute multiple choice test prior to the interview*

Job Purpose:

To assist the Cook in Charge in the preparation and serving of meals in a safe, hygienic and efficient manner providing a high standard of customer service



The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

An Elementary Food Hygiene Certificate or willingness to undertake and pass this course within 6 months

FSA – Food Standards Agency's food allergy online training and pass this



The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

Awareness of risks within a kitchen environment

Ability to count cash and cheques

Sound written and numeracy skills

Sound understanding of the English language

Sound ICT skills pertaining to the functions of catering services

Ability to follow defined recipes provided by the service for the preparation of 

Ability to deputise for any Cook in Charge during periods of absence

High standard of hygiene awareness

The Individual

Please see Job Profile for further details

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer. If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme. We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families: We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

• have a disability

• are care-experienced and aged 16-29

• are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)

• have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship

• are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

Further information can be found at