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Fairfield House 8 Lothian Road, EH22 3AA
£22,748 - £23,650 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
21 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Vacancy


This is an exciting opportunity to work between our catering services in our New Extra Care Housing due to open around May this year & Cowan Court. Normandy Court & Cowan Court are independent living settings in which tenants can receive either care & or housing supports

Post holders must have experience of food production within a catering unit and a sound knowledge of health and safety practices within a kitchen environment.  Communication skills are essential, as interaction with staff and clients is a key aspect of this post.


CLOSING DATE - Tuesday 28th February 2023

INTERVIEW DATE - Monday 13th March 2023



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Position Title:                         Assistant Cook

Directorate:                            Health and Social Care

Location:                                Normandy/Cowan  Court Extra Care Housing

Contract Status:                   Permanent

Hours of Work:                      21

Working Pattern:                  Fixed

Weeks per year:                   52

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 21 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £13,269.89 per annum.


This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children or adults.
Successful candidates will require PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with Children and Adults, 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 call 0131 271 3063 to 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.