Bank Cook / Chef

NHS National Services Scotland
£20,000 - £24,999
01 Oct 2020
02 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Part Time

Band 3 - £20,700 - £22,594 pro rata

Plus £1,074 Distant Islands Allowance pro rata

(Shifts include 7:00am â€" 2:00pm & 12:30pm - 7:30pm)

Shifts as Required

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We require looking for a talented Bank Chef/Cook to join our existing team. Duties will include producing and serving of high quality meals for patients, staff and external customers. You will also be required to interpret and manage all operational aspects of the kitchen and associated areas i.e. Deliveries / preparation / storage rooms, wash up, including supervision of staff working in these areas.

Preferred experience within a commercial/industrial background would be an advantage but not necessary, retail experience would also be advantageous. You would be expected to have comprehensive knowledge of food hygiene & H.A.C.C.P. regulations and have good all round food preparation, leadership & supervisory skills in order to carry out this job successfully.

Candidates would require City & Guilds 706/1, 706/2 or SVQ level 3 (catering) and an Intermediate food hygiene certificate essential.

If you have a positive and flexible approach with the above skills and want to be part of the Catering Team then we would like to hear from you. Candidates should have good leadership & communication skills and a self motivated approach to work and an ability to work on their own initiative. A full clean driving licence is desirable. You must be able to work flexible shift pattern, including weekends. This post is not eligible for relocation expenses.

For further information and an informal discussion of the post please contact George Maciver, Catering Services Manager, Western Isles Hospital Tel.

All NHS Western Isles vacancies appear on the NHS Scotland website: along with a job description.

Any further queries please contact Tel.

Closing date: 07th October 2020

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