Cook 3 (Temporary)

Favourite Dumfries & Galloway Council
Ref no: DGA02571
Closes: Saturday, 23rd September 2017
Published: Friday, 8th September 2017
Location: Ae Primary School,Ae Village
Salary: £8,197.07 - £8,805.58 per year
Hours: 20.50 hours per week
Contract Type: Temporary
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: Dumfries & Galloway Council
Category: Hospitality / Catering / Tourism
Sub-category: Chefs and Cooks


Cook 3 (Temporary) (15/3500)
Ae Primary
£8,197.07 - £8,805.58

You will be required to work 20.5 hours per week, 38 weeks per year.
Monday to Friday (to be discussed at interview)

This position is to take charge of a large secondary school kitchen. You will be given direction / support from your line manager.
Cooking skills are essential and supervisory experience is desirable.

Part of your duties within this role will include the following:-
Organising the day-to-day running of the kitchen;
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
Be able to approach problem management with ease;
Deal with any complaints.

Having knowledge of the following would be beneficial to this post:
Evaluating food costs; Menu planning;
Managing the kitchen budget; H.A.S.A.W. and Cooksafe
Follow procedures.

Also be aware of the current food trends and customer awareness

This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. From 28 February 2011, preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to formal offer of employment being made by Dumfries and Galloway Council.

Applicants who have been resident outside the UK within the last 5 years, if offered a position, in addition to a Disclosure Scotland Check, will be required to provide a completed police record check from the police authority in the country or countries in which they were resident.

This is a temporary post for a period of up to 1 year.

This post may be suitable for secondment. Agreement from your line manager must be sought before applying for this post.

For further information please contact: Linda Nelson on 07785700750

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