THE DETAILS:
  • Hours: Full time
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £20,000.00 - £25,000.00
  • Language: Welsh

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Assistant Cook Level 1 (Welshpool High School)

Powys County Council
Assistant Cook Level 1 (Welshpool High School)
Job description
About the role:

To assist with the preparation, cooking, serving or delivering of food in a Powys County Council premise, by efficient use of resources in compliance with the Food Safety Act, compliance to nutritional standards / corporate health as per Welsh Government and all relative procedures, policies and legislation. This may be meals for schools, restaurants, meals on wheels, buffets etc.

Promotion of the Catering Service through promotional events and customer awareness.

About you:
  • Ability to undertake the physical demands of the position
  • Able to respond to peaks in workload, meet deadlines and deliver the required service
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to lead in times of staff absence
  • To have a flexible approach to the times of the working day in emergencies
What you will do:
  • To comply with the Food Safety Act at all times and Powys Catering Services Policies and Procedures including the Hygiene and Hand washing Policy. Ensure good standards of safe working practices at all times
  • Assist with stock control, storage, preparation, cooking, delivering and serving of meals on and off site and cash collection is carried out to the requirements of the service
  • Assist with ensuring meals are served and are compliant with Welsh Government nutritional and budget guidelines maintaining portion control, including special diets
  • Maintain accurate records as required
  • Assist with the preparation of menus and costing associated with the catering service
  • Assist in the evaluation of staffing levels, staff rotas, on the job training of staff and menu development


  • If you have any questions about the role, please contact: Area Catering Manager Jayne Perry 01686 611589