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Assistant Cook

Education - School


Wigan Council

This post is located at Lowton Church of England High School, Newton Road, Lowton, Warrington, WA3 1DU


Grade 4 - £8.72 - £9.85 per hour


20 hours per week, term time plus 2 days and 20 hours, working 38 weeks per year


Your role:


You will be based at Lowton CE High School and will assist the Catering Supervisor / Cook in Charge with the daily running of this busy kitchen.   


The main duties will include food preparation, cooking and serving, cleaning and dealing with customers, and supervision of the catering team as required. 


You will be handling cash, using a till, banking and cash reconciliation.


You will be compliant with Health and Safety, Food safety, Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH), and manual handling.


About you:


You will be a good cook who is passionate and dedicated to the role to provide the best service possible to staff, children and visitors to the school. 


You will promote a professional image at all times as a representative of MetroFresh and the school. 


You will have the initiative to be able to work without supervision, but will also work well within a team environment.


About us:


MetroFresh provide a quality catering, caretaking and cleaning service to Wigan schools and offerinteresting, diverse and satisfying work to our large team of staff. 


You will be given everything you need in order to carry out your job including protective clothing and uniform. 


We will give you a full induction which includes health and safety training and will give you opportunities to develop further within the service.


For more information or an informal discussion, please contact Anouska Wash on 01942 705055, or e-mail


To view the documents relating to this post, please click the links below:

Job Specification.doc

DBS Applicant Information.doc

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Interview date: Friday 3 November 2017


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29th Oct 2017

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