• Location: Ysgol Tryfan, Bangor,
  • Subject:
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £10,000.00 - £15,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 17 May, 2024 12:00 AM

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Assistant Cook Tryfan School

Assistant Cook Tryfan School

Gwynedd Council
Job Advertisement

Wanted as soon as possible

Assistant Cook Tryfan School

I paratoi a gweini'r bwyd, a dyletswyddau

cyffredinol y gegin 25 awr yr wythnos yn ystod tymor yr ysgol

To prepare and serve the food, and general kitchen duties 25 hours a week during the school term

GS2 3-4 £11.78 - £11.98 per hour (£9.86 - £10.02 averaged)

Weekly Salary - £246.50 - £250.50

For further information about this post please contact Kathleen Devenport Jones on 01286 679597

The Council will request a Criminal Records Bureau disclosure for the successful applicant and you will receive an email from '' to complete a DBS form online.

The applicant will be expected to reach the linguistic level noted as one of the essential skills in the Person Specification.

We welcome applications in Welsh and English and applications will be treated completely equally.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this comitment

Closing Date: 17/05/2024

Application forms from and to be returned to: Gwasanaeth Cefnogol, Cefnogaeth Gorfforaethol, Caernarfon. Telephone number 01286 679076

If you would like support to apply, Gwaith Gwynedd is available to help Gwynedd residents get into work - for more information click here .

Person Specification
Personal attributesEssential
To be able to work as part of a team (School team and kitchen team)

No history of food related illness (ref page D-7 Kitchen Manual - Pre-employment questionnaire)
Self motivated, happy disposition.

Knowledge of healthy food and nutrition

To be sociable and treat people with respect

Of clean and tidy appearance

Good personal hygiene
Qualifications and relevant trainingEssential
Basic food hygiene

Nutrition and diet qualification or complete a level 2 course within 3 months of employment.
Staff supervisor qualifications

Craft cooking qualification

Training in food production skills

Training in food service skills.

Training in Health and Safety, e.g. moving and handling or first aid.

Training in marketing skills.
Relevant experienceEssential
Cooking in a commercial kitchen or kitchen similar to a school kitchen
Experience of being employed in a food production environment

ordering food supplies and stock taking

Quality assurance systems
Skills and specialist knowledgeEssential
Taking part in group work and effectively communicating in a group
Good interpersonal skills

Good communication skills

Marketing food business
Language requirementsListening and Speaking - Entry
Able to pronounce the names of places and people correctly.
Reading and Understanding - Entry
Able to read and understand short and simple letters, e-mails, leaflets, and signs in Welsh and English on familiar everyday issues, in order to convey them to someone else.
Writing - Entry
Able to write a simple message requesting or giving information about familiar everyday issues in the workplace.

Job Description
Purpose of the post
• Ensure that the people of Gwynedd are at the heart of everything we do.

• Prepare and organise nourishing food for pupils.
Responsibility for functions
• Staff

• Equipment
Main duties
• Generally assist in the kitchen and canteen under the direction of the Cook in Charge

• Undertake the preparation of food including managing food quantities, preparing and cooking of meals in accordance with menus, and the organisations of serving of the food.

• Assisting the Cook in keeping records of any stock used.

• To comply with Health and Safety Policy and Food Safety Policy that affect's staff, and any other persons who use or visit the site.

• Ensure that all catering staff follow good working practices in keeping with any Statutory Provisions and Gwynedd Council Policies.

• Supervise and manage cleanliness, health and safety.

• Administrative duties such as recording daily events in the cook's log.

• Replace the Cook during the absence on account of sickness or any other reason at the appropriate rate

• Operate the til by following manufacturer's instructions.

• Perform all such other duties as may be reasonably required by the Authority.

• Responsibility for self-development.

• Ensure compliance with Health and Safety rules in the workplace in accordance with the responsibilities noted in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Council's Health and Safety Policy.

• Operate within the Council's policies in relation to equal opportunities and equality.

• Responsible for managing information in accordance with the Council's information management guidelines. Ensure that personal information is treated in accordance with Data Protection legislation.

• Commitment to reducing the Council's carbon emissions in accordance with the Carbon Management Plan, and to encourage others to act positively towards reducing the Council's Carbon Footprint.

• Undertake any other reasonable duty which corresponds to the salary level and responsibility level of the job.

• Responsibility to report any concern or suspicion that a child or vulnerable adult is being abused.
Special circumstances
• Circumstances will arise asking for refreshments outside work hours e.g. in house training . Assistant Cook is expected to relieve the cook in her absence