Job Details - Cook - Casual - Hillside Secure Children’s Home

Cook - Casual - Hillside Secure Children’s Home

Ref: HRA14360/7905

Salary: £24,491 to £27,041 (SCP 17 - SCP 22) Grade 6 per annum (pro-rata)
Closing Date: 12:00, 28 June 2021

This is a casual vacancy

A vacancy exists for a qualified and experienced Cook to be responsible for the preparation and cooking of high quality varied meals for the staff and young people residing at the Home.

The post-holder will be responsible for menu planning, ordering of provisions and budgetary control. The post holder will also be responsible for supervising Kitchen Assistants and the control of hygiene to comply with Health and Safety Regulations.

The hours will fall between 8.00am and 5.30pm on any 5 days out of 7, and you will be expected to work Bank Holidays and weekends on a rota basis.

You may also be required to work 37 hours per week to cover staff shortages.

A City and Guilds 7061/2 or NVQ Level 2 in Food Production and Catering is essential together with Level 2/3 Award in Food Safety in Catering.

Neath Port Talbot Council is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our employees are equally committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and young people and will take action to safeguard their wellbeing.

The recruitment process for this post will be underpinned by rigorous safer recruitment assessment to ensure that children and young people are protected.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Rob Neal, Premises Officer on 01639 641648.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

You may apply online at the Authority’s website or contact Human Resources by e-mail at or by telephone (01639) 686723 quoting the post title and reference number.

If you wish to conduct this process in Welsh, please contact the Employment Support Team on

Hours:Casual Hours (Allocated when required)
Contract:CASUAL This can include weekends and bank holidays hours