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Edward Thomason House, Seafield Road, Lerwick, ZE1 0RJ
£10.41 per hour
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The Kitchen Assistant will undertake, normally under the general direction of a higher graded operative in a kitchen, the preparation, simple cooking, and serving of food in a residential care home or other similar establishment.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

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Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is C
  • Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.1732 per hour
  • Employees on grade C will be paid a Scottish Living Wage supplement of £0.54 per hour. The hourly rate will therefore be £10.95 per hour.
  • Casual/Relief posts 
  • Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland 
  • We are happy to talk flexible working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Edwards Thomason & Taing Support Services, Lerwick.  

For further details relating to this post, please contact:  Anne-Marie Smith, Team Leader on 01595 745775 or e-mail

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.




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