We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Relief Catering Assistant

Closing date: 22/12/2023

Reference: REQ104935


22,366 *

Within Ceredigion

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

We are looking to recruit a Relief Catering Assistant to join our catering team at various locations throughout Ceredigion to cover in schools and care homes on a permanent, part time basis.

We are looking for an individual who is motivated and enthusiastic about the nature of the work. The individual must have good communication skills and must be able to carry out various duties with a variable work schedule.

All roles will require flexibility in terms of location and hours worked.

The role includes:

  • general kitchen duties including washing up of equipment and utensils and the cleaning of all areas and surrounds;
  • maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness in all areas of the kitchen at all times;
  • setting up the tables and clearing as required;
  • recording the temperature of food;
  • ensuring observance of Food Safety and Environmental Health standards;
  • ensuring EEC standards on Manual Handling;
  • general Health and Safety of kitchen including hazardous equipment.

      We are looking to recruit an individual with:

      • experience/knowledge of working within a catering environment;
      • adaptability.

      In exchange for your skills and commitment, we will offer you a range of employee benefits including competitive annual leave allowance and a generous pension contribution scheme. More information about our wide-range of employee benefits can be found here.

      In addition, we are committed to developing our people and will not only provide support to enable you to quickly and confidently take ownership of this role’s key areas of responsibility but in addition, we are committed to supporting your development in order that you can progress your career with us.

      Job Description and Person Specification

      Should you wish require any further information about this role please contact: Mandy Jones 07789985538 or Gill Jones 07794627915.

      Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

      We are committed to safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk. As part of this commitment, certain roles within our organisation require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to assess the suitability of candidates. This role will require an Enhanced DBS check. Please note that the presence of previous convictions will not necessarily disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. We assess each applicant on a case-by-case basis, and take into account the nature and relevance of any convictions in relation to the responsibilities of the role. Our goal is to create an inclusive and supportive work environment where all individuals are treated fairly and with respect. If you have any concerns or questions regarding this process, please feel free to contact us for clarification. Your privacy and dignity are of utmost importance to us throughout the recruitment process. 

      What we offer

      Work-life balance

      Lifestyle savings scheme

      Generous employer pension scheme

      Cycle to work scheme

      Learning and development

      Where you'll work

      Schools and Culture

      We offer appropriate challenge and support to our schools, to help them deliver first class education to all pupils, across the age and ability range. Our primary functions are as follows: 

      • School Improvement: Leadership; Support and Challenge, Teaching and Learning; Digital Literacy; Literacy and Numeracy; Welsh in Education
      • Additional Learning Needs: Provision for pupils with Additional Learning Needs, Inclusion; Attendance; Educational Psychology
      • Pupil Wellbeing:Counselling; Welfare; Anti-Bullying, Pupil Voice
      • Education Governance: Data ; Governor Support, Policy support
      • School Admissions
      • Culture: Music Service; Cered; Felinfach Theatre; Museum
      • Infrastructure and Resources: Planning School Places; Modernisation and Twenty First Century Schools Programme; Buildings; Grants
      • Catering: Day Centres; Primary Schools; Residential homes.
      • Childcare Unit: Childcare Sufficiency Assessment; Childcare & Play Grant; Childcare Offer; Out of School (After School Clubs and Holiday Playschemes); Day Nursery, Cylch/Playgroup & Childminder business support and staff training