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Various Locations In Midlothian, EH22 1DN
£19,686 - £20,531 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Term Time Part Time

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Job Vacancy


Catering Assistant

Job Advertisement

Facility Services within Resources of Midlothian Council operate a catering service based with Primary Schools and High Schools across Midlothian.

This post is based in Various Kitchen working 38 + 52 weeks of the year.

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, and 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 and Allergen certificate.



CLOSING DATE - Monday 10th October 2022

INTERVIEW DATE - Thursday 20th October 2022



Job Advert

Position Title: Catering Assistant x5               

Position Number: Various    

Directorate: Place             


Catering Assistant Lasswade High – 16 Hours per week, Fixed term for 6 months

Catering Assistant Penicuik High–12 Hours per week, Fixed Term for 6 Months

Catering Assistant Bonnyrigg Primary – 16 Hours per week, Fixed term for 6 months

Catering Assistant Mayfield Primary – 18 Hours per week, Fixed term for 6 months

Catering Assistant Danderhall Primary – 20 Hours per week, Fixed term for 6 months

And any other Catering Assistant Posts that become vacant at Interview time

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.


The minimum actual salary for this position is £10.48 per hour.


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 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.