An opportunity has arisen for a permanent Catering Assistant at 21 hours per week at the Dales Centre, Stanhope.

You will assist in the day to day delivery of the Catering Service providing assistance in the cooking and preparation of food, the serving of meals and ensuring the work environment complies with food hygiene regulations and relevant Health and Safety standards.

Your duties and responsibilities will include undertaking the basic preparation, cooking and serving of food and beverages including the recording of food temperatures. Also, setting up of the dining/cafe area including the cleaning of tables etc.

Required Qualifications:
• Basic literacy and Numeracy
• Basic food hygiene certificate

You must have relevant experience in catering, relevant experience of cash handling and some experience of using IT packages such as Word, Excel and databases etc.

Your essential skills and knowledge will include catering equipment usage, relevant Health & Safety requirements and you will have good communication and food preparation skills.

Interviews are scheduled to be held via Microsoft Teams on Wednesday 28th July 2021.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Kathryn Elliott, Interim Catering Manager on tel. no. 03000 268878 or 07584 508850 or email

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on tel. no. 03000 263154 / 266148 / 264469 / 264086 or email

Anyone currently listed on the Durham County Council Redeployment Register who is interested in being considered for a vacancy should contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team. Please note that the interview date must be prior to your end date.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for a post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREP[email protected]’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

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