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Various Locations Dumbarton/Alexandria, G82
£11.41 - £12.26 per hour
Contract Type:
Permanent & Temporary
Position Type:
Part Time
16 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

The posts are term-time, part-time the salary will be pro-rata'd to the hours worked.

Post 1 - Peripatetic (Permanent) - Term-Time 15 hours per week Monday - Friday 10.30am - 1.30pm

Post 2 - Renton Primary School  (Fixed Term until 22/12/2023) Term-Time  16 hours per week Monday - Thursday 10.30am - 1.45pm, Friday  10.30am - 1.30pm 

Post 3 - Renton Primary School (Fixed Term until 30/06/2023) Term-Time 16 hours per week Monday - Thursday 10.30am - 1.45pm  Friday 10.30am - 1.30pm

Post 4 - Dumbarton Academy Cluster (Peripatetic) (Fixed Term until 23/06/2023) (52 weeks) 16 hours per week Monday - Thursday 10.00am - 1.30pm Friday 10.00am - 1.15pm (includes 15 minutes unpaid break each day)

Post 5 - Bellsmyre Campus Cluster (Peripatetic) Fixed Term until 23/06/2023) Term-Time 16 hours per week Monday - Thursday 10.00am - 1.30pm Friday 10.00am - 1.15pm (includes 15 minutes unpaid break each day)

Post 6 - Alexandria Area (Peripatetic) (Permanent) Term-Time 15 hours per week Monday - Friday 10.30am - 1.30pm.

Vacancies have arisen for Catering Assistants within the authority’s Alexandria & Dumbarton areas. The post holder will require to assist in the day today operational requirements of the catering service within this premise as required.

Duties will include assisting in basic food preparation and service of all foods in compliance withthe Nutritional Requirements for Food and Drinks in schools (Scotland) regulations 2008, compliance with all the relevant legislation as required and settingup / clearing away equipment for food service. The post holder’s duties will include general cleaning to a high standard including crockery, cutlery, kitchen utensils, kitchen and dining room areas, staff rest room and toilets.

The postholder will require to adhere to Food Safety System, Safe Systems of work and Health and Safety Legislation. Knowledge of such legislations would be an advantage as would previous experience in this type of work.

The successful candidate should be able to work on their own initiative as well as part of a team. Applicants will be asked to select their preference according to their availability. Please note that whilst some degree of flexibility in working maybe considered the core cleaning times are as stated.


This post is considered as Regulated Work with Children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and as such membership with the PVG scheme is essential. Further details of this scheme can be found here.

Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.


The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

The Individual

WDC was voted one of the top ten flexible employers and prides itself in providing flexible working to support work life balance. In addition to this there are also additional benefits:

• Access to the Local Government pension scheme (LGPS) with an employer’s contribution of at least 19.3% and all associated benefits
• A minimum of 25 days annual leave, increasing a day each year up to 34 days as well as 8 fixed public holidays each year
• Access to employee wellbeing supports including occupational health & counselling if ever you need help and support

Now that you have read the role and what we have to offer, we would love to hear from you. Please use the application to tell us your experience, and why you are the candidate for this role.

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