General Catering Assistant
Lancashire County Council
Preston
13d ago

We are looking to recruit a General Catering Assistant for 7.50 hours per week, 1.50 hours per day Monday to Friday. Based at Ingol Community Primary School Whitby Avenue, Preston PR2 3YP.

This post is term time only and pro-rata. You will assist the Unit Catering Supervisor with the preparation and cooking of the school meals, working as part of a small team.

Preparing salad items and morning break. Setting up dining room furniture. Cleaning down after service. You will also cover for the Unit Catering Supervisor in their absence.

Overalls will be provided.This position is part time term time only, please note the salary quoted is full time equivalent.

If successful the salary received will be paid on a pro rata basis, working a minimum of 5 hours on a variable hours basis.

Hourly Rate : £8.75 Observes personal duty of care in relation to service users, equipment or other resources used in the course of work.

Duties are clearly defined and leave little room for discretion.Role holders are either directly supervised or controlled by the prescriptive nature of the work.

Little, or no, prior experience is required. Role holders will need to gain an understanding of a limited number of routine procedures that could be gained through a short induction period or on the job training or instruction.

Ability to work as a member of a team. Lancashire County Council as an equal opportunities employer intends that no job applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of their age, disability, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief unless this can be objectively justified.

Lancashire County Council has agreed a Code of Conduct and Statement of Ethical Standards that outline the behavioural and ethical standards that must be upheld by its employees and casual workers.

If you are appointed, you will be required to accept these provisions on appointment.Foundation Living Wage - The Foundation Living Wage (FLW) is a voluntary hourly rate that is set independently, updated annually and calculated by the Living Wage Foundation.

When the Council became a Living Wage employer it agreed to adopt the Living Wage Foundation rate and to uplift its rate within six months of their annual review.

Rehabilitation The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013).

If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice.

You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at www.gov.uk / dbs or alternatively a copy is available on request.

Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

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