Assistant Cook

£13,657 - £14,561 per year
12 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Aberdeenshire Council Job Description Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on the attachments below. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for. You have experience of preparing and cooking meals in quantity and have an Elementary Hygiene Certificate. As well as being able to work to guidelines you have a genuine interest in food and the needs of children. A 706/1 City & Guilds, 706/2 Cooking Certificate or equivalent and knowledge of H.A.C.C.P is desirable. To assist the Unit Supervisor to run a large kitchen, primarily by cooking and preparing food This post is regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Where applicable, this post also requires an Overseas Criminal Record Check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory. This post has a minimum requirement of 1 reference which must be your current or most recent employer. Informal enquiries to: Linda F Smith, 07795 013338 Responsibilities • Assist the Unit Supervisor to operate the kitchen in an efficient manner • Carry out cooking and preparation tasks • Ensure that cash is handled correctly and prepared for banking The Individual Essential Criteria • Academic achievement to Scottish National 4 or 5 level, Standard Grades or equivalent transferable experience and skills • Elementary Hygiene Certificate • Ability to flexible, adaptable and work on own initiative • Ability to follow guidelines and instructions • Have a genuine interest in food and the needs of children • Ability to communicate well with staff and pupils Desirable Criteria • 706/1 City & Guilds • 706/2 Cooking Certificate or equivalent • Knowledge of H.A.C.C.P. • Experience in preparing and cooking of meals in quantity This job was originally posted as

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