Based at Highbank Care Home, Eskbank, Dalkeith, you will assist the Cook in the provision of meals for the home, be responsible for kitchen cleaning duties and serve evening meals. This includes simple food preparation, light cooking and reheats.
You must have experience of food production within a catering unit and a sound knowledge of health and safety practices within a kitchen environment. The REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Certificate is desirable.
CLOSING DATE02 April 2019
INTERVIEW DATE 09 April 2019Job Advert
Position Title: Kitchen Domestic
Position Number: MSW181
Directorate: Adult Health and Social Care
Location: Highbank Care Home, 9 Bonnyrigg Rd, Dalkeith EH22 3EY
Contract Status: Permanent
Hours of Work: 21
Working Pattern: 4 Week Rota
Weeks per year: 52
Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.
Based on you working 21 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £10,377.04 per annum.
This post is considered Regulated Work with protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with protected adults.
Successful candidates will require PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with protected adults, You will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment with Midlothian Council, the cost of which will be met by you.For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit
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Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.