Cook 1 Sessional

Midlothian Council
£16,849 - £17,601 per year Pro Rata
13 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Advert

Facility Services within Resources of Midlothian Council operate a catering service based within Primary Schools and High Schools across Midlothian.

This post is based at Cuiken Primary School, Penicuik, working 19 hours per week Monday-Thursday and 38 weeks of the year.

Assisting the Kitchen Catering Supervisor in the day to day operational requirements of the kitchen including the basic food preparation, serving of all foods, cleaning, maintenance and checking of equipment.

The knowledge for the post is acquired through either on or off the job training and experience.

Once in post the Jobholder is required to gain the elementary food hygiene certificate.

Vacancy Information

Position Title: Cook 1 Sessional

Position Number: CT01P07

Directorate: Resources

Location: Cuiken Primary School

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 19 Hours per Week

Working Pattern: Monday – Thursday: 09:00 – 13:45

Weeks per year: 38

Closing date: Thursday 20 October 2016

Interview Date: Friday 28 October 2016

Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.

Based on you working 19 hours over 38 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £7,407.28 per annum.


This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

Successful candidates will require PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with Children. You will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment with Midlothian Council, the cost of which will be met by you.

For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit

Additional Information

If you have difficulty applying for this post or accessing attached documents, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please call 0131 271 3063 to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team stating the post reference number.

Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

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