Job Details

Grade: 4D
Hourly Rate: £10.52 – £11.24
Salary: £20,296.26 – £21,685.34 pro rata per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent

Hours: 32.5 per week (Term Time Only)

Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale unless they meet certain criteria.

This is a 38 week post, working hours will be during school term only, the salary will be pro-rated accordingly. Please note the salary advertised is full time (37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year).

Role Purpose

Supervise the Unit and ensure that the specified service delivery is met. Ensure cost effectiveness within the Unit. Manage staff and ensure that all Health and Safety and appropriate legislation are complied with.
Ensure that all required administrative information is completed and passed to the appropriate location.


SVQ 2 Food Prep and Cooking, City and Guilds 706/2
Demonstrate significant experience in a Food Preparation and Cooking role and must be willing to achieve an SVQ Food Preparation and Cooking Level 2 within two years of joining the Council.

Elementary Food Hygiene Certificate
Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate, or must be willing to achieve within 6 months
Allergen Awareness Training or must be willing to achieve within 6 months

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to Karen Rodgerson at

Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post. All appointments will be made on merit.