• Location: Ysgol Tryfan, Bangor,
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary: GBP 5,060.00 per year
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 05 August, 2024 12:00 AM
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General Kitchen Assistant Tryfan School

Gwynedd Council

Salary: GBP 5,060.00 per year

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Gwynedd Council offers an attractive employment package, for more information please click on this Information Pack

Gwynedd Council operates internally through the medium of Welsh, and offers all its services bilingually. The applicant will be required to reach the linguistic level noted as one of the essential skills in the Person Specification.

We encourage everyone who applies for a job with Gwynedd Council to submit job applications in Welsh or bilingually.

( Applications submitted in English only or Welsh only will always be treated equally, but we ask applicants to consider carefully what the linguistic requirements of the job in question is and if it would be more appropriate to submit an application in Welsh.)

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

Application forms and further details available from Support Service, Gwynedd Council, Council Offices, Caernarfon, LL55 1SH

Tel: 01286 679076


CLOSING DATE: 10.00 AM, 05/08/2024

The Council will request a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service for the successful candidate.

If you are successful to be short listed for an interview you will be contacted by E-MAIL using the address provided on your application form. You need to ensure that you check your email regularly.

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Person Specification
Personal attributesEssential
To be able to work as part of a team (School team and kitchen team)
Self motivated, happy disposition.
Qualifications and relevant trainingEssential
Basic food hygiene or agreement to pass the course within 3 months of appointment
Training in food production or food service skills.

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

Training in selling skills.
Relevant experienceEssential
Experience of being employed in a food production environment
Skills and specialist knowledgeEssential
Good interpersonal skills

Good communication skills
Language requirementsListening and Speaking - Entry
Able to pronounce the names of places and people correctly.Able to follow instructions and understand simple conversation through the medium of Welsh and English on familiar matters and respond to simple requests for information
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.

• To assist the Cook in Charge in the preparation of simple food, food service, setting up and clearing the dining room. Wash the equipment and clean the kitchen and dining room.
Responsibility for functions
• Equipment
Main duties
• To work under the direction of the Cook in Charge or the Deputy.

• To assist in the preparation of simple food and to serve the food.

• To keep all the kitchen and dining room area clean, including the building fabric of the kitchen and the dining room when it is only used as a dining room.

• When the dining room is used for more than one purpose, clean the floor move every trace of food using a damp mop if necessary.

• To carry out general kitchen duties including washing dishes, setting and clearing equipment and dining room furniture.

• Where there is no Assistant Cook the General Kitchen Assistant will be in charge of the kitchen in the absence of the Cook in Charge at the appropriate pay grade.

• To maintain a high degree of personal cleanliness and wear suitable clean overalls.

• To comply with Gwynedd Council Health and Safety Policy and Food Safety Policy.

• Any other relevant duties following a reasonable request.

• 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
• There will be occasions when the individual will be required to work to provide refreshment outside normal hours of work such as in service training days.