Operations and Regulatory Services

Newcastle upon Tyne/Gateshead

Catering Assistants

THIS IS A CATEGORY "E" POST.
Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise

Ref:

OPS644(e)

As and when required

£9.43 per hour*

We have permanent opportunities for Catering Assistants to work within our school kitchens, providing local children with hot, healthy and nutritious meals.

Various part time hours available

Typically, positions are available for 10 hours per week. All our positions are term time working only, which means that we adjust your pay so that you receive a salary every month, paid over 12 months.

If you are working in a school - you will be required to work term time therefore holidays are to be taken during school holidays.

We’re looking for enthusiastic, hard-working individuals who want a job that’s both challenging and rewarding. Although not essential, previous experience in a similar type of role is highly desirable. We’ll provide you with all the training you need and we’ll do our best to match you with a job at your most convenient location.

We’re happy to receive job applications from anyone who has the knowledge, skills and abilities needed for the job and welcome applicants regardless of age, race, disability, religion, belief, gender identity, relationship status or sexual orientation.

Interested?

To find out more, download the attached job description, person specification and ‘About this role’ guidance. These will help you decide if this opportunity is right for you.

Want to apply?

1 You can apply online

2 You can download a pack from www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/Catering_Assistants/216686 and complete our application form and return it BY POST or email.

3 If you are unable to download an application, you can call into: Newcastle City Council, Condercum Road, Conhope Lane, Benwell, Newcastle NE4 8XN to collect an application form

We do NOT send application forms out by post.

Applications forms are to be returned by hand, post or email to: Facility Services Recruitment Team, Newcastle City Council, Condercum Road, Conhope Lane, Benwell, Newcastle NE4 8XN. Email: fscmrec@newcastle.gov.uk

Appropriate background checks, including DBS checks, will be required.

If you have any questions about these opportunities, please email us at fscmrec@newcastle.gov.uk or call our recruitment line 0191 2772466.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

*This post attracts the Newcastle Living Wage supplement. In addition to the hourly rate, this post will receive the Newcastle Living Wage supplement to bring the hourly rate up to a minimum of £9.90 an hour.

In accordance with Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021, staff deployed to work in CQC registered care homes providing accommodation and nursing or personal care are required to have full vaccination status or a medical exemption before working or being deployed into work settings covered by the legislation. Applicants to positions covered by these regulations are required to provide certified evidence of their vaccination status or medical exemption as part of any pre employment checks.

Permanent

Closing date:

31 March 2022

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