Catering Assistant

10 Nov 2021
10 Dec 2021
Part Time
School hours
Contract Type

The Opportunity

The organisation provides the Catering service for the School meals to all pupils, Duties consist of assisting the chef with the preparing of the nutritionally analysed menu each day and includes the preparation of light snacks and refreshments. This is very much a hands-on role which is required to ensure that the kitchen and service areas are kept clean and tidy and are aligned to the industry standards to ensure staff always follow strict hygiene practices.

School Location: Craigmount High school

Address: Craigs Rd, Edinburgh EH12 8NH

Salary: £9.50 an hour

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 16 hours per week

**X2 Positions available**

What will your day look like?

Basic preparation of food and drinks Preparation of vegetables and snacks Simple cooking of food (including the heating and/or reconstitution of convenience foods and vegetables) Transportation and serving of meals (including the packing and unpacking of food into containers) Washing up and clearing away equipment Cash handling Cleaning of the kitchen, its surrounds and the equipment

What do you need to be successful?

  • Highly organised, responsible, efficient and excellent attention to detail
  • Strong customer services skills, friendly, approachable with a positive work ethic
  • Welcome the opportunity to learn and support others
  • Ability to recognise, with training, the importance of Food Hygiene and Health & Safety Food Hygiene L2

Amey is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to demonstrate this commitment in every aspect of their work. You will be required to undergo our enhanced PVG check before commencing employment - please let us know upfront on any queries should you have any.

What are we looking for?

Cashing handling experience Ability to recognise, with training, the importance of Food Hygiene and Health & Safety Food Hygiene L2 Good customer service skills

Why Amey?

We're all originals here and our individuality is an asset. We have unique backgrounds and personalities, which means we all bring different ideas to the table. But we do have one thing in common: we all take personal pride in our public service. With every drop of water and spark of electricity we supply, with every bolt we tighten and with every guiding golden nugget of advice, we better manage the services that we all use and rely on every day, ensuring every household in Britain benefits from our work.

Amey is one of the top five support services suppliers in the UK. We employ 16,000 people, have a turnover of £2.1bn and a strong forward order-book. Every household in Britain benefits from the work we do. We maintain the UK's road and rail infrastructure, keep schools safe and clean, manage the UK's defence estate, safely escort prisoners and keep prisons and courts secure. We also collect and process waste, as well as deliver utilities services. All of this is underpinned by our leading consulting capabilities which uses engineering design and data analytics to better manage the services we all use and rely on

As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You're surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your wellbeing. There'll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You'll be stretched but always supported. Whether it's working on the biggest bridge in the country, learning to get to grips with the latest technology, or just working with a great group of people every day, you'll find what gets you out of bed in the morning at Amey.

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