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Earlston High School East End Earlston Berwickshire, TD4 6JP
£22,939.18 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
23 hours per week

Job Details

Hourly Rate: £11.89 (Scottish Govt Living Wage)

Salary: £22,393.18 pro rata per annum (37 hours FTE, Scottish Govt Living Wage)

Hours: 23

Contract Duration: Temporary until 02/03/2025

Grade: 1D

Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale unless they meet certain criteria.

Scottish Local Government Living Wage Allowance of £11.89 applies to this post.

This is a 38 week post, working hours will be during school term only, the salary will be pro-rated accordingly. Please note the salary advertised is full time (37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year).

Role Purpose

Carry out instructions from Cook on a daily basis
Set out dining room furniture where necessary
Lay tables for pupils’ lunch where necessary
Ensure cleanliness of work area and dining area
When instructed take food temperature and enter to appropriate form
Serve pupils quickly and efficiently
Clear away and dispose of waste food
Wash up all crockery, cutlery and containers
Clean and wash kitchen and dining room as per daily/weekly cleaning programme check list
Dispose of waste and rubbish in tied bags and place in refuse area
Operate tills
Any other duties as specified by the Cook


Elementary Food Hygiene Certificate / RIPHH Certificate or must be willing to achieve within 6 months Basic numeracy and literacy

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to Karen Rodgerson at

Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post. All appointments will be made on merit.

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  • Scottish Living Wage