Catering Assistant (FIF05443)

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Fife Council
£12,483 - £12,896 per year Pro Rata
04 Oct 2016
26 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Working Pattern: 12.5 hours per week, 38 weeks per year (Monday - Friday 2.5 hours anytime between 08.30 and 14.30)

Interview Date: Week Commencing 31 October 2016

Fife Council is the third largest authority in Scotland and the largest employer in Fife. We employ approximately 18,000 people to provide 900 different services to approximately 360,000 people and we have one of the highest overall customer satisfaction ratings for a council in the UK. The services we provide range from education, social work, housing and neighbourhood services to transportation, looking after the environment and developing the economy.

The Catering Division of Catering & Cleaning provides over 20,000 school meals per day. With a staff of approximately 900 we have the capacity, and capability, to provide a wide range of catering services e.g. from morning coffee to banquet dinners.

Catering Assistants carry out their duties under direct supervision from the kitchen, involving the preparation, simple cooking and the serving of food.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.33 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.


Duties will include basic food and beverage preparation (for example preparation of vegetables and snacks); simple cooking (for example reconstitution/heating of prepared food); serving of meals; general kitchen and dining room duties (for example washing up, setting up and clearing away equipment and tables), and cleaning of the kitchen, its surround and equipment

You must have the ability to relate to children, young people and adults and the ability to work within a team and on own initiative.

Before confirming appointment you will be required to obtain PVG Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland.


The duties of this post may include cash handling.

The Individual

Organisational Skills
Physical Co-ordination

In Fife Council how we work matters and you will be responsible for being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council employees:

• Take ownership
• Focus on customers
• Work together
• Embrace technology & information
• Deliver results

Contact Details for vacancy: Peter Bathgate,, 07912 613 251

See also:
RR82 TandCs March 2015.doc
G120 Catering Assist FC1.pdf