Catering Assistant

Cook / Catering Assistant
200002GK Requisition #

| Salary £9.30 per hour | Permanent, variable hours, 7.5 hours per week | Kirkham Pear Tree Special School |

Catering Assistant

Lancashire County Council provide catering services to over 500 schools across Lancashire, serving over 60,000 school meals per day and we are looking for committed individuals to join the service.

You will work as part of a team in Pear tree special School providing high quality, healthy, balanced meals for school children.

Key responsibilities:

  • Prepare the dining area for service, including the moving and setting up of furniture and putting away.
  • Assist in the preparation, cooking and serving of food and beverages.
  • Clean all equipment and catering areas.

What we are looking for:

  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to work under pressure and use own initiative.
  • Good customer care skills.
  • Previous catering and food preparation experience would be desirable.

Working Hours/Days:

  • Monday to Friday.
  • Term time only.
  • 7.50 hours per week, although hours are variable depending upon school meal uptake.


This position is term time only, please note the salary quoted is full time equivalent, the salary received will be paid on a pro–rata basis.


The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Further information can be found on the 'Our Recruitment Process' tab.


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