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Catering Assistant

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Newhall Junior School, Swadlincote
Salary details
Grade 2 £4,704.60 per annum
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
10 hours per week
Closing Date
31 December 2022
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join award-winning Derbyshire Catering Service.

Are you passionate about food and enjoy working as part of a team? We are currently recruiting for a Catering Assistant to work as a valued member of our dedicated kitchen team.

The post is Term Time only.  10 hours per week.  Monday to Friday, working between 10am and 2pm 

This position will require you to work in all the schools in Swadlincote areas and will require you to be flexible with times and locations. You will need to travel to and from these locations independently.

You will be supporting the kitchen supervisor in all areas of the service in the Swadlincote and surrounding areas. This may involve working at a production unit or at a servery unit. Possible tasks include food preparation, cooking, portion control, allergen compliance and preparing the dining room for service.

Our Catering Assistants are our point of contact with our hungry customers. Whilst serving meals to our customers all team members help ensure that food hygiene and health & safety regulations are followed. We want to help make good lunchtime memories for our customers so it is essential that you can demonstrate an attitude which is appropriate to the school environment.

Successful completion of the NVQ food hygiene certificate will be required upon appointment.


Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.